News

03/20/2017 10:09:51
Lori Dajose
Lamprey have an ancient and unexpected mechanism for developing neurons in the gut.
A side view of the lamprey gut, showing many large serotonergic neurons (green) sitting on the side of the gut.
03/17/2017 09:44:56
Lori Dajose
Maura Dykstra studies Chinese history and is a new assistant professor at Caltech.
Maura Dykstra
03/15/2017 15:50:59
Judy Hill
Israeli poet and software developer Eran Hadas to visit Caltech as artist-in-residence
photo of Eran Hadas
03/14/2017 14:42:58
Robert Perkins
A new study suggests that efficient nutrient consumption by plankton in the Southern Ocean drove carbon sequestration in the deep ocean during the ice ages.
Fossils
03/13/2017 09:52:11
The Institute is poised to break ground on the construction of a new campus hub to be called the Hameetman Center.
The Red Door Café
03/12/2017 14:58:41
The 32nd Annual Engineering Design Competition featured teams of robots navigating a "Robstacle Course."
Kyung Park, of Team Soul, places a robot for one of the early heats.
03/10/2017 11:04:44
Robert Perkins
New faculty member Lihong Wang uses both light and sound to look deep inside living tissue.
Lihong Wang
03/08/2017 15:11:25
Whitney Clavin
Ronald William Prest Drever, professor of physics, emeritus, at Caltech, passed away on March 7, 2017, in Edinburgh, Scotland. He was 85 years old.
03/06/2017 17:21:34
Robert Perkins
New minerals found in the Khatyrka meteorite, famed for containing the only known naturally occurring quasicrystals.
Minerals
03/06/2017 12:00:25
Robert Perkins
Combining computational with experimental approaches, researchers identify 12 new materials with potential use in solar fuels generators.