Dow Foundation Grants Add New Chapter to Fruitful Collaboration with Caltech

The Dow Chemical Company Foundation has awarded two new grants to benefit Caltech’s Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (CCE), funding faculty start-up investments and leading-edge instrumentation.

Summer Interns Return with a World of Experiences

Caltech undergraduate students returned to campus this week, many after spending the summer working at companies in biotechnology, technology, and finance, among other fields. These students have had the opportunity to learn firsthand about the career opportunities and paths that may be available to them after graduation.

Bar-Coding Technique Opens Up Studies Within Single Cells

New imaging method allows researchers to simultaneously identify dozens of molecules within individual cells and could offer insight into how cells are organized and interact in normal and diseased tissue.

Partnership with Heritage Medical Research Institute Will Augment Translational Medicine Research

Thanks to a three-year gift commitment from the Heritage Medical Research Institute (HMRI), Caltech and HMRI have established a new partnership that will provide nine Caltech faculty members with funding support to advance research that relates to medicine and patient care.

Caltech Chemists Solve Major Piece of Cellular Mystery

A team led by Caltech's André Hoelz has solved the architecture of the nuclear pore complex's complicated inner ring, a subcomplex that is central to the cellular machine's function. In the process, they disproved many previously held ideas about how the inner ring works.

Artificial Leaf Harnesses Sunlight for Efficient Fuel Production

A new solar fuel generation system, or artificial leaf, developed by researchers at JCAP safely creates fuel from sunlight and water with record-setting efficiency and stability.

High School Students Visit for Women in STEM Preview Day

More than 100 high school seniors and their families got an inside look at the impact Caltech women are making in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Science for the Community

Nearly two dozen middle- and high-school students have been spending their summer studying biological systems in the field, classroom, and laboratory as part of the Community Science Academy @ Caltech.

$100 Million Gift from Gordon and Betty Moore Will Bolster Graduate Fellowships

The Moores describe Caltech as a one-of-a-kind institution in its ability to train budding scientists and engineers and conduct high-risk research with world-changing results—and they are committed to helping the Institute maintain that ability far into the future.

Clean Water For Nepal

As members of Caltech's Engineering Without Borders chapter, a group of Caltech undergraduates are working together this summer to build and implement a gravity flow and slow-sand water filtration system that could provide a reliable supply of clean water for about 100 households.

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