Newly Named Pew Scholar to Image Gut Bacteria with Sound Waves

As a Pew scholar, Mikhail Shapiro will receive funding to image the location and activities of microbes in the body using ultrasound.

Solving Molecular Structures

At Caltech, students have the opportunity to learn X-ray crystallography, a technique that reveals the three-dimensional structure of molecules like proteins.

The Next Big Thing

We talked to a handful of undergraduate and graduate students prior to commencement to find out what they think will be the next big thing in science and engineering and how their plans after graduation reflect those ideas.

Ditch Day? It’s Today, Frosh!

Today students celebrate Ditch Day, one of Caltech's oldest traditions.

Gilmartin Named Dean of Undergraduate Students

On July 1, 2016, Kevin Gilmartin, professor of English, will begin serving as Caltech's dean of undergraduate students.

Frances Arnold Wins 2016 Millennium Technology Prize

Innovator Frances Arnold has been awarded the Millennium Technology Prize for her "directed evolution" method, which creates new and better proteins in the laboratory using principles of evolution. The Millennium Technology Prize is one of the world's most prestigious technology awards.

Signed, Sealed, Delivered: How Proteins Get Where They’re Supposed to Go

Professor Tom Miller discusses how proteins get where they're supposed to go in his upcoming Watson lecture.

Resnick Sustainability Institute Boosts Caltech's Earth Day Celebration

The Resnick Sustainability Institute—Caltech’s hub for projects aimed at tackling some of the toughest sustainability-focused problems our society faces—played a key role in Caltech's Earth Week celebration.

Rerouting Cancer

Researchers at Caltech and their colleagues have identified how at least one brain cancer adapts quickly to therapeutic drugs—and they show that by formulating the right combination of drugs, doctors could potentially overcome this resistance and stop a tumor in its tracks.

Biochemists Solve the Structure of Cell's DNA Gatekeeper

The detailed map is the first to determine the structure of a massive protein machine with near-atomic resolution.

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