Astrophysics Student Selected for Fulbright Fellowship

Astrophysics student Roohi Dalal has received a Fulbright fellowship to travel to the Netherlands where she will study the distribution of galaxies in the universe. The way galaxies are arranged could reveal clues about how general relativity works on large scales.

Butterfly Wings Inspire Light-Manipulating Surface for Medical Implants

Nanostructures inspired by transparent butterfly wings help eye implants function better and safely avoid biofouling.

Why We Need Erasable MRI Scans

Gas-filled protein structures could one day be used as "erasable" contrast agents for MRI scans.

Caltech Alumna Awarded Soros Fellowship

Caltech alumna Suchita Nety will receive a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, receiving up to $90,000 in funding for her graduate studies.

Glowing Contact Lens Could Prevent a Leading Cause of Blindness

A glow-in-the-dark contact lens developed by graduate students working for Yu-Chong Tai, Caltech's Anna L. Rosen Professor of Electrical Engineering and Medical Engineering, could help stave off blindness in the hundreds of millions of people who suffer from diabetes across the globe.

First-ever McConnell Lecture to be Given at Caltech April 24

Stanford chemist and Nobel laureate William E. Moerner will give inaugural lecture.

Caltech Event Provides Introduction to Climate Science

Four Caltech faculty members delivered lectures during Earth Week about climate and how it is changing.

Caltech Grad Student Awarded Google PhD Fellowship

Caltech graduate student and new Google PhD Fellow Erika Ye is studying the limits of today's quantum computing.

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elects Two from Caltech

Michael Alvarez and Ellen Rothenberg, as well as two alumni, join 82 current Caltech faculty members as fellows of the prestigious honorary society.

Machine-Learning Software Predicts Behavior of Bacteria

Professor of Biochemistry Bil Clemons has developed a software tool that can predict how well bacteria will produce specific proteins needed for pharmaceutical research.


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