Nanoparticle-Based Cancer Therapies Shown to Work in Humans

A team of researchers led by Caltech scientists has shown that nanoparticles can function to target tumors while avoiding adjacent healthy tissue in human cancer patients.

Professor Rosakis Receives the Von Kármán Medal

Ares Rosakis has been selected to receive the Theodore von Kármán Medal from the American Society of Civil Engineers.

JPL News: Astronomers Discover Colossal "Super Spiral" Galaxies

A strange new kind of galactic beast has been spotted in the cosmic wilderness. Dubbed "super spirals," these unprecedented galaxies dwarf our own Milky Way.

An Up-Close View of Bacterial "Motors"

In two recent papers, Caltech biologists use state-of-the-art imaging to study the machinery necessary for cell motility.

Caltech Athletics Announces Hall of Honor Inductees

On March 15, Caltech Athletics announced the newest class of inductees into the Caltech Athletics Hall of Honor.

Celebrating Pi Day 2016

In celebration of International Pi Day, March 14, the Caltech community honored the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter with its annual pie-eating event at 1:59 a.m.

Two Named Air Force Young Investigators

Two assistant professors have received grants from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research through its Young Investigator Research Program.

Quintessentially Caltech

More than 1,000 people gathered to hear exceptional researchers, including 5 Nobel Laureates, from across disciplines to consider our future at a conference honoring Ahmed Zewail.

Learning to Program Cellular Memory

Combining synthetic biology approaches with time-lapse movies, a team led by Caltech biologists has determined how some proteins shape a cell's ability to remember particular states of gene expression.

Rothenberg Wins Feynman Prize

The 2016 Richard P. Feynman Prize for Excellence in Teaching has been awarded to Ellen Rothenberg, the Albert Billings Ruddock Professor of Biology.

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