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05/28/2015

Amgen and Caltech Establish Partnership in Health Sciences

Stacey Hong
The new, collaborative research agreement will help support research, graduate student training, and provide shared resources.
05/22/2015

Ditch Day? It’s Today, Frosh!

On May 22, students celebrated Ditch Day, one of Caltech's oldest traditions.
05/21/2015

Controlling a Robotic Arm with a Patient's Intentions

Jessica Stoller-Conrad
A part of the brain that controls intuitive movement planning could be key to improving motor control in paralyzed patients with prosthetics.
05/20/2015

Caltech Neuroscientist Named HHMI Investigator

Lorinda Dajose
The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has selected Caltech professor of biology Doris Tsao (BS '96) as one of 26 new HHMI investigators. Investigators represent some of the nation's top biomedical researchers and receive five years of funding to "move their research in creative new directions."
Doris Tsao
05/14/2015

Do Fruit Flies Have Emotions?

Jessica Stoller-Conrad
A new Caltech study reveals that fruit flies exhibit the building blocks of emotion.
05/06/2015

Caltech's 2015 Watson Fellows

Douglas Smith
Caltech seniors Janani Mandayam Comar and Aaron Krupp have been named 2015 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship winners. Fifty fellows were selected from a pool of nearly 700 candidates.
Caltech's 2015 Watson Fellows, Janani Mandayam Comar and Aaron Krupp.
04/28/2015

Four from Caltech Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Marianne Bronner, the Albert Billings Ruddock Professor of Biology, and three Caltech alumni have been elected to join the National Academy of Sciences.
Marianne Bronner
04/28/2015

Switching on One-Shot Learning in the Brain

Kimm Fesenmaier
Caltech researchers find the brain regions responsible for making snap decisions about cause and effect.
04/27/2015

How an RNA Gene Silences a Whole Chromosome

Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Researchers have developed a technique to understand the function of a new type of RNA gene and uncover a key role in the development of female organisms.
04/23/2015

American Academy Elects Five from Caltech

Lorinda Dajose
Three Caltech faculty and two trustees were named to the 2015 class of fellows for the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation's oldest honorary societies.