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At a recent Associates dinner program, Caltech's new provost, David Tirrell, said that one of the most important roles of the provost is "making sure that we have the comm

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Lori Dajose
New techniques in DNA self-assembly allow researchers to create the largest to-date customizable patterns with nanometer precision on a budget.
Jon Nalick
Competition for K–12 students fosters interest in STEM study.
Whitney Clavin
Scientists are investigating the nature of planetary-mass bodies that orbit stars, finding new clues to their origins.
Robert Perkins
Underwater robots monitoring the waters off of Antarctica discover that near-bottom ocean mixing is enhanced where strong currents intersect steep undersea topography.
Whitney Clavin
LIGO scientists met with artists to gain new perspectives on their research.
Whitney Clavin
For the first time, scientists have created bacteria that can make compounds with boron-carbon bonds.
Robert Perkins
Joel (J. N.) Franklin, who taught mathematics at Caltech for nearly a half-century, passed away on November 18 at the age of 87.
Robert Perkins
An empirical model of 55 of California's major reservoirs reveals how they respond to shifting drought conditions and to one another.
Lori Dajose
Peter Dervan, Ares Rosakis, and Ellen Rothenberg are among 396 new fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Lori Dajose
How a species of fly subverted nature to forage in a caustic underwater habitat
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