Research News

06/01/2017 11:12:42
The Mars Curiosity rover has provided evidence that an ancient lake on Mars supported chemical reactions that are fundamental to the basic functions of life.
Crater
06/01/2017 08:01:30
Whitney Clavin
Newest LIGO observation provides clues about the spins, and possible origins, of binary black holes.
Artist concept of merging black holes
05/30/2017 15:36:37
Robert Perkins
At the Caltech Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences 90th Anniversary symposium, alumni from throughout the division's history shared their stories.
GPS 90th
05/30/2017 09:43:18
Lori Dajose
New research suggests that sour-sensing taste cells also help us detect, or taste, water.
Water pouring into a glass with a lemon in it.
05/25/2017 09:37:19
Emily Velasco
New research could make fertilizer production more environmentally friendly while shedding light on a biological mystery.
Fertilizer is applied to an agricultural field.
05/22/2017 12:00:21
Whitney Clavin
Caltech biochemists have uncovered details of a protein that controls blood cell production in an aggressive form of leukemia.
05/17/2017 11:01:36
Robert Perkins
Engineers combine light and sound in a microscopy technique that could allow surgeons to determine—in the operating room—whether a tumor has been completely removed from a cancer patient, reducing the need for follow-up surgeries.
Terence T. W. Wong
05/15/2017 12:55:54
Lori Dajose
Alumni, students, and fellow faculty members have praised Brian Stoltz for his dedication to teaching.
Brian Stoltz in front of a bookshelf.
05/10/2017 09:38:22
Robert Perkins
Engineers use light and sound to peer centimeters into living tissue with enough resolution to see active organs and flowing blood.
Mouse
05/09/2017 11:53:42
Lori Dajose
New Caltech research shows that cells decipher information by calculating ratios.