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.

John D. Roberts, 1918-2016

John D. ("Jack") Roberts, Institute Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus, at Caltech and former provost, passed away on Oct. 29, 2016. He was 98.

Revolutionizing Medicine with Diagnostic Devices

The October 26 Watson Lecture will be given by Rustem Ismagilov.

Third Round of BRAIN Funding

The National Institutes of Health has awarded grants to six Caltech professors as part of the BRAIN Initiative.

Shapiro Wins Packard Fellowship

The fellowship, for early career scientists and engineers, awards $875,000 over five years.

SURF Seminar Day 2016

On October 15, students will present their research at the annual SURF Seminar Day.


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