Research News

06/14/2018 08:14:20
Emily Velasco
Caltech researchers have discovered the neurons that activate when a person finds an item they are looking for.
A black-and-white photograph of a crowd of people moving through a train station.
06/13/2018 08:18:21
Whitney Clavin
Researchers have revealed how the human nuclear pore complex is involved in the flow of genetic information.
3-D structures of nuclear pore complex proteins
06/11/2018 10:53:00
Robert Perkins
Applied physicists shrink a tabletop-sized optical technology to computer-chip size, opening the way for its widespread use in communications, metrology, sensing, and LIDAR
Optical frequency synthesizer
06/07/2018 11:50:21
The Curiosity rover has found new evidence that Mars could have supported ancient life.
image of Curiosity rover
06/07/2018 10:29:06
Lori Dajose
Scientists can now image the activity of 10,421 genes at once within individual cells, using a new technique developed at Caltech.
3D reconstruction of transcription sites
06/07/2018 10:28:13
Lori Dajose
A new technique creates maps of the folded structures of DNA, RNA, and proteins within the cellular nucleus, revealing elegant "hubs" of organization.
A gif of 3D regions of of the nucleus visualized with SPRITE.
06/06/2018 12:01:26
Scientists from NASA's Juno mission describe the ways in which lightning on Jupiter is actually analogous to Earth's lightning.
artist's concept of lightning distribution in Jupiter's northern hemisphere
06/05/2018 14:04:57
Using the W.M. Keck Observatory, researchers have found the primary source of heavy elements in dwarf galaxies.
Sculptor Dwarf galaxy
06/01/2018 12:08:22
Robert Perkins
Researchers face the challenge of building something that is thinner than tissue paper but strong enough to withstand the energy of an ultra-high-powered laser
Lighsail
05/30/2018 08:23:50
Robert Perkins
A debris flow that struck Montecito, California in January was detected by a nearby seismometer
Debris flow
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