Switching Brain Circuits On and Off Without Surgery

By combining ultrasound, gene therapy, and synthetic drugs, researchers have figured out a way to noninvasively control the brain.

Yanbei Chen Named Simons Investigator

Professor of Physics Yanbei Chen has been named a Simons Investigator for his work on gravitational-wave physics.

Rothenberg Innovation Initiative Removes Risk, Leaves Lots of Reward

Researchers looking for a way to bridge the "valley of death" can compete for RI2 funding.

Test Tube Artificial Neural Network Recognizes "Molecular Handwriting"

Caltech scientists have developed an artificial neural network out of DNA that can recognize highly complex and noisy molecular information.

JPL News: NuSTAR Mission Proves Superstar Eta Carinae Shoots Cosmic Rays

Data from NuSTAR show that a well-studied luminous star is accelerating particles to high energies.

Buying Under the Influence (of Testosterone)

Researchers examine testosterone's effect on men's desire for goods that are considered to have social cachet.

Celebrating Caltech's Founder and Builder of Large Telescopes

George Ellery Hale, born 150 years ago on June 29, helped transform not just Caltech but all of astronomy.

Caltech Scientists Can Predict Intelligence from Brain Scans

The approach is a step toward developing a tool for diagnosing conditions like autism, schizophrenia, and anxiety

Wireless Pressure-Sensing Eye Implant Could Help Prevent Blindness

Engineering graduate students have developed an implantable pressure sensor for the human eye that lasts much longer than anything that came before it.

David Simmons-Duffin Receives DOE Early Career Grant

David Simmons-Duffin, assistant professor of theoretical physics, will receive Department of Energy Early Career Research Program funding.

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