Cooking up Polymers: A Q&A with Maxwell Robb

New faculty member Maxwell Robb is making plastics that can change their properties in response to mechanical forces.

Mikhail Shapiro Selected as Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar

Caltech professor who invents new technologies for visualizing cells in our bodies has been named a Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar.

Frances Arnold Elected to American Philosophical Society

Caltech professor who invented directed evolution for enzymes elected to American Philosophical Society.

Jacqueline Barton Wins Royal Society of Chemistry Prize

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

Why We Need Erasable MRI Scans

Gas-filled protein structures could one day be used as "erasable" contrast agents for MRI scans.

First-ever McConnell Lecture to be Given at Caltech April 24

Stanford chemist and Nobel laureate William E. Moerner will give inaugural lecture.

Machine-Learning Software Predicts Behavior of Bacteria

Professor of Biochemistry Bil Clemons has developed a software tool that can predict how well bacteria will produce specific proteins needed for pharmaceutical research.

Caltech Students and Alumni Receive 2018 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Twenty-seven current students and 11 recent alumni have been selected to receive funding for graduate studies.

Caltech Senior Awarded 2018 Hertz Fellowship

Gabby Tender, a senior majoring in chemistry, will receive five years of financial support to pursue a PhD and conduct research of her choice in science, math, or engineering.

Caltech Scientists Breed Bacteria That Make Tiny High-Energy Carbon Rings

Researchers in the lab of Frances Arnold have used directed evolution to breed bacteria that produce synthetically versatile, high-energy carbon rings in an efficient way.

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