02/04/2019 09:47:07
In a February 13 Watson Lecture, Elliot Meyerowitz will describe how leaves and flowers appear at angles of roughly 140 degrees, answering questions that long have intrigued mathematically inclined biologists and revealing surprising modes of communication between plant stem cells.
01/28/2019 08:26:36
Lorinda Dajose
Individualized cancer therapies are improved, thanks to two new methods for characterizing the immune system.
T cells surround a cancer cell
12/19/2018 14:15:13
Emily Velasco
Researchers in the lab of Lulu Qian have developed new dynamic DNA origami technology
An artist's rendering of a game of tic-tac-toe played with DNA tiles
12/19/2018 09:10:01
Lorinda Dajose
An international summit to discuss human genome editing took place from November 27–29, 2018, amid a surprising report that the first-ever genetically modified babies had been born.
12/18/2018 09:28:16
Lorinda Dajose
What once seemed like a hasty mistake in gene transcription turns out to be a useful program for a developing fly embryo.
A Drosophila embryo at the point of cellularization, when it changes from a single "bag" of nuclei into individual cells.
12/14/2018 08:42:05
Lorinda Dajose
An update on the Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Institute for Neuroscience, two years after the Chens announced their historic gift to Caltech
12/04/2018 10:45:13
Lorinda Dajose
Caltech scientists identify single neurons in the human brain that catch our mistakes and correct future behavior.
11/29/2018 09:51:35
Elise Cutts
The same behavior that drives fruit flies to interrupt your picnic helps scientists understand how animals use sensory inputs to make decisions.
11/27/2018 15:17:31
Lorinda Dajose
Caltech neuroscientists combine augmented reality devices and computer vision algorithms to assist the blind in navigating unfamiliar environments.
11/16/2018 09:49:10
Lorinda Dajose
Caltech scientists have now identified the complex role a particular protein plays in helping stem cells develop into T-lymphocytes, powerful immune cells.
A heat map of gene expression
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