Caltech Junior Selected as KPCB Fellow

Caltech junior Anne Zhou has been selected for a summer fellowship program that embeds students with start-ups in Silicon Valley.

Paralyzed Patient Feels Sensation Again

Using a tiny array of electrodes implanted in the brain's somatosensory cortex, Caltech scientists have induced sensations of touch and movement in the hand and arm of a paralyzed man.

Caltech Students and Alumni Receive 2018 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Twenty-seven current students and 11 recent alumni have been selected to receive funding for graduate studies.

Caltech Senior Awarded 2018 Hertz Fellowship

Gabby Tender, a senior majoring in chemistry, will receive five years of financial support to pursue a PhD and conduct research of her choice in science, math, or engineering.

Caltech Scientists Breed Bacteria That Make Tiny High-Energy Carbon Rings

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.

Remembering Richard Feynman

On May 11 and 12, Caltech will celebrate the memorable Richard Feynman with a two-day event that includes some of the world's top physicists.

Microbial Life Support: The Invisible Living Networks that Shape Our Oceans

In her April 11 Watson Lecture, Victoria Orphan will talk about the activities of marine microorganisms from those at the ocean surface to those deep in the earth’s crust.

Best-selling Author to Highlight Disastrous North Pole Expedition in Caltech Lecture

As part of the James Michelin Distinguished Visitors Program, historian and author Hampton Sides will visit Caltech on April 10 to lecture on the ill-fated 1879 expedition of the USS Jeannette to the North Pole.

Oka Receives Young Investigator Award

Yuki Oka is the 2018 recipient of the Ajinomoto Award for Young Investigators in Gustation.

Jose Andrade Receives Huber Award

Jose Andrade has been chosen to receive the Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize in recognition of his work on force transmission in granular materials

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