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06/17/2015

Caltech, JPL Team Up to Take On Big-Data Projects

Kimm Fesenmaier
The new Joint Initiative on Data Science and Technology strives to boost intellectual infrastructure and expertise for data-driven discoveries.
06/15/2015

Injured Jellyfish Seek to Regain Symmetry

Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Through a newly discovered self-repair mechanism, injured jellyfish repair body symmetry rather than regenerating missing limbs.
06/12/2015

Senior Spotlight: Phoebe Ann

Kathy Svitil
Caltech's class of 2015 is group of smart, creative, and curious individuals. We talked to two of these graduates, Phoebe Ann and Justin Koch, about their years at Caltech and what will come next.
06/11/2015

Diversity Retreat at Caltech

Kathy Svitil
We recently spoke with Joseph E. Shepherd (PhD '81), dean of graduate studies and the C. L. "Kelly" Johnson Professor of Aeronautics and professor of mechanical engineering, about AGEP, the recent retreat, and Caltech's diversity initiatives.
06/11/2015

Students Try Their Hand at Programming DNA

Sophia Eller
In a new class called Design and Construction of Programmable Molecular Systems, students came together to study molecular programming, a young research field with huge potential for transforming all molecular sciences into information technology.
06/10/2015

Biology, With a Beat

Cynthia Eller
This term, students in Biology 1—Principles of Biology—were offered a novel alternative to the traditional final exam: the opportunity to create a two-to-four-minute video explaining some aspect of biology in an interesting, entertaining and, yes, musical way.
06/08/2015

Screening Cells for a Cure

Alyce Nicolo
Leadership from Caltech and City of Hope and members of the public celebrated Caltech-City of Hope Biomedical Research Initiative, which provides seed grants to accelerate the development of basic scientific research and its translation into applications ranging from new pharmaceuticals to medical devices to treatment methods, at a special event on May 13.
06/08/2015

Good Vibrations

Katie Neith
Two Caltech researchers have joined forces to develop a new technology that uses ultrasound to both map and determine the function of interconnected brain networks.
photo of Michael Shapiro and Doris Tsao
06/02/2015

Urging Caution During a Genomic Revolution: A Conversation with David Baltimore

Kathy Svitil
We recently spoke with Baltimore about new genome engineering technologies and the issues they raise.
05/29/2015

Yeast Protein Network Could Provide Insights into Human Obesity

Ker Than
A new study by Caltech researchers suggests that yeast could serve as a fast and inexpensive model organism for studying human obesity.