Parkinson's Disease Linked to Microbiome

Gut bacteria play a major role in the symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

Bill Gates Blogs about Visit to Caltech

Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates blogged on November 30 about his recent visit to Caltech and his thoughts on the pioneering research being done here.

Weathering of Cement is an Important but Overlooked Sink for Carbon Dioxide

A new study reveals that cement absorbs atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) and has offset nearly half of the CO2 chemically released during cement production over the past eight decades.

LIGO Resumes Search for Gravitational Waves

The twin detectors of LIGO have resumed their search for gravitational waves.

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.

Amgen Scholars "Ten to Watch" Includes Two with Caltech Ties

The Amgen Foundation highlighted two program alumni with Caltech ties as "especially poised to impact the future of science and medicine."

Three from Caltech Elected as AAAS Fellows

LIGO scientists and a synthetic biology professor are recognized for their efforts in advancing science.

New Clues Emerge in 30-Year-Old Superconductor Mystery

Researchers are taking steps toward cracking the puzzle of how high-temperature superconductors work.

GPS Innovator Charles Trimble Receives von Kármán Wings Award

The 32nd International von Kármán Wings Award goes to Caltech alumnus and trustee Charles Trimble, famed for commercializing GPS technology.

History of Cells Told Through MEMOIR

A new technique called MEMOIR can record the life history of animal cells.


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