No Embryo Required: Studying Development in the Lab

Caltech scientists have engineered cells to create spatial patterns in a dish similar to those that occur during embryonic development.

Mikhail Shapiro Selected as Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar

Caltech professor who invents new technologies for visualizing cells in our bodies has been named a Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar.

Solving Pieces of the Genetic Puzzle

A new approach developed at Caltech is an important step in cracking the code of mysterious, noncoding regions of DNA.

Moving Magnetic Fields Disrupt Ice Nucleation

A study by the Tokyo Institute of Technology and Caltech finds that magnetic fields can be manipulated to affect naturally occurring magnetite in tissue, hindering ice formation

Frances Arnold Elected to American Philosophical Society

Caltech professor who invented directed evolution for enzymes elected to American Philosophical Society.

Jacqueline Barton Wins Royal Society of Chemistry Prize

Caltech professor who discovered electrical wire-like properties of DNA honored with Centenary Prize.

Andrei Faraon Receives Adolph Lomb Medal

Andrei Faraon will receive the Adolph Lomb Medal from the Optical Society of America for his work on on-chip quantum photonic technologies.

Studying Turbulent Seas: A Conversation with Jörn Callies

New faculty member Jörn Callies discusses his work studying the eddies and turbulent features that dictate how carbon dioxide and heat are soaked up by the ocean.

Caltech, The Huntington to Celebrate Frankenstein's 200th Anniversary with Conference

Caltech and The Huntington Library are hosting Frankenstein: Then and Now, 1818–2018, a conference celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's timeless novel.

A Gut Bacterium's Guide to Building a Microbiome

Many studies have linked the gut microbiome to health and disease. New research from Caltech reveals mechanisms utilized by gut bacteria to assemble a microbiome in the first place.


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