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Lori Dajose
Determining the chemical structure of an enzyme that enables microbes to breathe arsenic compounds provides insight into how bacteria contribute to arsenic poisoning.
Emily Velasco
Lihong Wang, Caltech's Bren Professor of Medical Engineering and Electrical Engineering, has developed a laser-sonic scanning system that can identify breast tumors quickly and safely.
Emily Velasco
Caltech researchers have discovered the neurons that activate when a person finds an item they are looking for.
One of the thickest dust storms ever observed on Mars has been spreading for the past week and a half.
Robert Perkins
Geobiologist Victoria Orphan is one of three recipients of the 2018 NOMIS Distinguished Scientist and Scholar Award.
Whitney Clavin
Researchers have revealed how the human nuclear pore complex is involved in the flow of genetic information.
Robert Perkins
Engineer Ares Rosakis will receive the Timoshenko Medal in recognition of his work applying mechanical engineering to earth sciences.
Robert Perkins
Applied physicists shrink a tabletop-sized optical technology to computer-chip size, opening the way for its widespread use in communications, metrology, sensing, and LIDAR
The Curiosity rover has found new evidence that Mars could have supported ancient life.
Lori Dajose
Scientists can now image the activity of 10,421 genes at once within individual cells, using a new technique developed at Caltech.
Lori Dajose
A new technique creates maps of the folded structures of DNA, RNA, and proteins within the cellular nucleus, revealing elegant "hubs" of organization.
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