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Caltech Celebrates Staff Service and Impact
06/01/2017

Caltech Celebrates Staff Service and Impact

Lori Oliwenstein
Caltech celebrated its 62nd Annual Service and Impact Awards on Thursday, June 1, 2017, honoring 397 staff members.
Michael Walsh, an engineer in the Division of Biology and Biological Engineering, was honored for his 45 years of service to the Institute.
Cracking the Code of Facial Recognition
06/01/2017

Cracking the Code of Facial Recognition

Lorinda Dajose
Responses of neurons in face-selective regions of the brain can now be used to precisely reconstruct what face an animal is seeing.
A morphing face with white dots
Caltech Honors Employee's 45 Years of Service
06/01/2017

Caltech Honors Employee's 45 Years of Service

Jon Nalick
Engineer Michael Walsh was among 300 staff members honored at June 1 ceremony.
Michael Walsh in the 1970s and today
Caltech Program Fosters Scientific Curiosity in Pasadena Unified Students
06/01/2017

Caltech Program Fosters Scientific Curiosity in Pasadena Unified Students

Jon Nalick
Caltech volunteers bring eye-popping, hands-on science demonstrations to local schools.
First-year geophysics graduate student Celeste Labedz shows off the results of her comet-making demonstration at a May 18 Science Night event at Field Elementary School in Pasadena.
Sour Taste Cells Detect Water
05/30/2017

Sour Taste Cells Detect Water

Lorinda Dajose
New research suggests that sour-sensing taste cells also help us detect, or taste, water.
Water pouring into a glass with a lemon in it.
Pioneering Neuroscientist to Kick off New Caltech Lecture Series
05/25/2017

Pioneering Neuroscientist to Kick off New Caltech Lecture Series

Emily Velasco
Wolfram Schultz, whose work has focused on how neurons gauge rewards, will be the inaugural speaker of a new lecture series on neuroscience.
The logo of a brain for Caltech's new neuroscience lecture series
Inside Look: the Chen Institute at Caltech
05/22/2017

Inside Look: the Chen Institute at Caltech

Lori Oliwenstein
Philanthropists Tianqiao Chen and Chrissy Luo support brain research that promotes and improves the well-being of humanity.
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Inside Look: the Chen Institute at Caltech
05/22/2017

Inside Look: the Chen Institute at Caltech

Lori Oliwenstein
Philanthropists Tianqiao Chen and Chrissy Luo support brain research that promotes and improves the well-being of humanity
Basal ganglia
Cells Calculate Ratios to Control Gene Expression
05/09/2017

Cells Calculate Ratios to Control Gene Expression

Lorinda Dajose
New Caltech research shows that cells decipher information by calculating ratios.
cells moving
Exploring Trauma Treatment Through Music
05/03/2017

Exploring Trauma Treatment Through Music

Lorinda Dajose
Senior Lauren Li has received a Watson Fellowship to study the effects of music therapy on trauma survivors.
Lauren Li