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08/01/2018

Program Brings Area High School Students, Teachers into Caltech Labs

Jon Nalick
Summer Research Connection promotes curiosity, scientific literacy, and research skills.
Maggie Higginbotham, a 10th-grade student at Blair High School in Pasadena, opens an incubator shaker to reveal cultures of bacteria used to produce gas vesicles for research.
07/09/2018

Switching Brain Circuits On and Off Without Surgery

Whitney Clavin
By combining ultrasound, gene therapy, and synthetic drugs, researchers have figured out a way to noninvasively control the brain.
Artwork of brain circuits
07/06/2018

Rothenberg Innovation Initiative Removes Risk, Leaves Lots of Reward

Robert Perkins
Researchers looking for a way to bridge the "valley of death" can compete for RI2 funding.
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06/18/2018

Electrical Wire Properties of DNA Linked to Cancer

Whitney Clavin
New research from the Barton lab finds a connection between a cancer mutation and electron-mediated DNA repair.
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06/13/2018

How "Gatekeepers" to a Cell's Nucleus Let Genetic Instructions Pass Through

Whitney Clavin
Researchers have revealed how the human nuclear pore complex is involved in the flow of genetic information.
3-D structures of nuclear pore complex proteins
05/31/2018

Caltech Celebrates Two Staffers for Their 50 Years of Service

Bob Logan (BS '68) and Pat Anderson honored at May 31 event.
Service Impact Awards Logo
05/18/2018

Cooking up Polymers: A Q&A with Maxwell Robb

Whitney Clavin
New faculty member Maxwell Robb is making plastics that can change their properties in response to mechanical forces.
Maxwell Robb
05/11/2018

Mikhail Shapiro Selected as Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar

Whitney Clavin
Caltech professor who invents new technologies for visualizing cells in our bodies has been named a Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar.
Mikhail Shapiro
05/08/2018

Frances Arnold Elected to American Philosophical Society

Whitney Clavin
Caltech professor who invented directed evolution for enzymes elected to American Philosophical Society.
Frances Arnold
05/08/2018

Jacqueline Barton Wins Royal Society of Chemistry Prize

Whitney Clavin
Caltech professor who discovered electrical wire-like properties of DNA honored with Centenary Prize.
Jacqueline Barton
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