Wireless Pressure-Sensing Eye Implant Could Help Prevent Blindness

Engineering graduate students have developed an implantable pressure sensor for the human eye that lasts much longer than anything that came before it.

David Simmons-Duffin Receives DOE Early Career Grant

David Simmons-Duffin, assistant professor of theoretical physics, will receive Department of Energy Early Career Research Program funding.

Beverley McKeon Receives Northrop Grumman Teaching Prize

Beverley McKeon is the 2018 recipient of the Northrop Grumman Teaching Prize.

A Gift of Autonomy

The promise of innovation on display at CAST so fired the couple’s imagination that they decided to endow the Booth-Kresa Leadership Chair for CAST.

New Model Shows Where to Improve Power Grids

Increasing reliance on renewable energy sources adds uncertainty to power grids. A new model gauges the impact of that uncertainty.

American Physical Society Names LIGO Labs as Historic Sites

The American Physical Society (APS) has designated the two LIGO facilities historic physics sites.


Every summer, Caltech students have the opportunity to do research with experienced mentors working at the frontiers of their fields.

Clues to Solar Cell Efficiency Found at Atomic Level

Marco Bernardi and David Hsieh rule out a commonly held belief about a promising solar cell material

Chalk One Up for Science

Caltech team draws space-themed work at Pasadena Chalk Festival.

How a Thieving Transcription Factor Dominates the Genome

Gene expression in developing cells is heavily influenced by group dynamics of DNA-binding proteins interacting with each other.


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