Gift Enables Transformative Advances in Health Care

The Heritage Medical Research Institute (HMRI) has extended its partnership with Caltech for a minimum of three more years.

You Don't Think Your Way Out of a Tiger Attack

Assistant Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience Dean Mobbs and other researchers have discovered the presence of two "fear" circuits in the brain. One circuit deals with immediate threats without using conscious thought. The other circuit deals with more distant threats in a cognitive, strategic fashion.

Two Caltech Faculty Selected for NSF CAREER Awards

Victoria Kostina and Marco Bernardi have been selected to receive NSF CAREER Awards, which are given to outstanding junior faculty members.

Massive Astrophysical Objects Governed by Subatomic Equation

Surprisingly, a quintessential equation of quantum mechanics emerges while studying astronomical disks of orbiting material.

Q&A: Evan Kirby on the Importance of Science Outreach

Evan Kirby discusses his work with high school students and his recent Cottrell Scholarship.

Searching for Earth-Like Planets

The search for extrasolar planets has uncovered a dizzying array of planetary systems.

A Better Way to Model Stellar Explosions

A new computer program will allow astrophysicists to better model extreme events involving neutron stars.

Caltech Announces the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award Winners

Five alumni will be presented with the Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest honor the Institute bestows upon a graduate.

Engineered Metasurfaces Replace Adhesive Tape in Specialized Microscope

A collaboration between two labs at Caltech yields an improvement in microscopy results.

Mapping the Neural Circuit Governing Thirst

Caltech researchers discover the wiring of the circuit in the mouse brain that drives and quenches thirst.


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