05/18/2018 12:06:32
Whitney Clavin
New faculty member Maxwell Robb is making plastics that can change their properties in response to mechanical forces.
Maxwell Robb
04/24/2018 14:08:04
Whitney Clavin
Gas-filled protein structures could one day be used as "erasable" contrast agents for MRI scans.
Artwork of gas vesicles
04/05/2018 11:01:00
Emily Velasco
Researchers in the lab of Frances Arnold have used directed evolution to breed bacteria that produce synthetically versatile, high-energy carbon rings in an efficient way.
An artist's depiction of a bacterial enzyme and the high-energy carbon ring it created.
02/07/2018 11:45:00
Whitney Clavin
Graduate students are getting a chance to try out biotech industry jobs through a training program administered by the Rosen Center.
Students at Craig Venter Institute
02/06/2018 09:01:27
Emily Velasco
Researchers in the lab of Harry Gray have discovered how a catalyst splits water using solar power, opening the door to economically viable solar-fuel production.
A graphical representation of the molecular structure of the solar-fuel catalyst developed at Caltech.
01/26/2018 08:10:21
Whitney Clavin
Dennis Dougherty will lead Caltech's interdisciplinary research center for chemistry and biology technologies.
Dennis Dougherty
01/03/2018 10:00:09
Whitney Clavin
Engineered bacteria can be imaged by ultrasound.
Artwork of cellular sonar
11/29/2017 10:02:50
Whitney Clavin
For the first time, scientists have created bacteria that can make compounds with boron-carbon bonds.
Artist's concept of boron meeting carbon
10/25/2017 14:27:32
Jon Nalick
Graduate students Nathan Schoepp and Travis Schlappi have been selected for their work in antibiotic-resistance testing.
Nathan Schoepp and Travis Schlappi
10/04/2017 10:59:48
Emily Velasco
A new test developed at Caltech can identify whether bacteria are resistant to antibiotics in a mere half hour, giving medical professionals a new tool for fighting infections.
A visualization of how the antibiotic resistance test works.
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