Cells Calculate Ratios to Control Gene Expression

New Caltech research shows that cells decipher information by calculating ratios.

Faculty, Staff, and Students Gearing Up for Summer Research Program

Each year, hundreds participate in the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) program.

Caltech Chemical Engineer Explains Oxygen Mystery on Comets

Chemical engineer Konstantinos P. Giapis has figured out a nagging mystery in space—how molecular oxygen is produced on comets.

Shining Light Deep into the Brain

Caltech researchers have developed a new type of brain probe based on optical communication technology.

NASA Rover Samples Active Linear Dune on Mars

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has sampled sand dunes on Mars in the first close-up study of active dunes anywhere other than Earth.

Take Your Children to Work Day

Annual event gives kids up-close view of Caltech.

JPL News: New Movie Shows Cassini's First Dive over Saturn

A new movie shows the view from NASA's Cassini spacecraft on its first dive through through Saturn's rings.

Exploring Trauma Treatment Through Music

Senior Lauren Li has received a Watson Fellowship to study the effects of music therapy on trauma survivors.

Five from Caltech Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Caltech professors and alumni included among the Academy's new members

Earthquakes Can Make Thrust Faults Open Violently and Snap Shut

Engineers and scientists experimentally observe surface twisting in thrust faults that can momentarily rip open the earth's surface.


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