Frances Arnold Wins National Academy of Sciences' Sackler Prize

The National Academy of Sciences has awarded Frances Arnold the 2017 Sackler Prize for her work on directed evolution.

Remembering Caltech Crystallographer Richard Marsh

Richard Marsh, a crystallographer, colleague, mentor, and friend to generations of scientists, passed away on January 3, 2017, at the age of 94.

Visualizing Gene Expression with MRI

A cellular gatekeeper for water molecules finds new use in magnetic resonance imaging.

Caltech Computes: Disrupting and Uniting Science and Engineering

Now a decade old, Caltech's Information Science and Technology initiative is uniting disciplines across campus by offering new and more effective ways of tackling previously intractable challenges.

Pioneering Physics Show The Mechanical Universe Now on YouTube

The critically acclaimed television series The Mechanical Universe… And Beyond, created at Caltech and broadcast on PBS from 1985-86, is now available in its entirety on YouTube.

Dow and Caltech's Resnick Institute Award SISCA Prize to Recognize Student Innovations in Sustainability

Caltech's Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge Award (SISCA), established by Dow, recognizes and rewards students for their innovation and research aimed at finding sustainable solutions to the world's most pressing social, economic and environmental problems.

Garnet Chan Talks Quantum Chemistry and Chinese Food

Caltech's new professor of chemistry specializes in quantum chemistry, a field pioneered at Caltech by the late Linus Pauling.

Bringing Silicon to Life

Living organisms have been persuaded to make chemical bonds not found in nature, a finding that may change how medicines and other chemicals are made in the future.

History of Cells Told Through MEMOIR

A new technique called MEMOIR can record the life history of animal cells.

Biologists Give Bacteria Thermostat Controls

Researchers are developing new tools for the emerging field called microbial therapeutics, in which bacteria are used as medicine.


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