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Caltech Names Thomas F. Rosenbaum as New President
10/24/2013

Caltech Names Thomas F. Rosenbaum as New President

Today Caltech announced the appointment of Thomas F. Rosenbaum as the Institute's ninth president. Dr. Rosenbaum is currently the John T. Wilson Distinguished Service Professor of Physics and provost at the University of Chicago.
Programming DNA for Molecular Robots: An Interview with Lulu Qian
10/22/2013

Programming DNA for Molecular Robots: An Interview with Lulu Qian

Jessica Stoller-Conrad
New Caltech faculty member Lulu Qian performs research in the field of molecular programming to design synthetic molecular systems with neural-network-like behaviors and tiny robots from the programmed interactions of DNA molecules.
Look Out Above! Experiment Explores Innate Visual Behavior in Mice
10/10/2013

Look Out Above! Experiment Explores Innate Visual Behavior in Mice

Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Using an experimental video technique, Caltech researchers have developed a simple new stimulus that allows them to narrow down cell types in the retina that could aid in the detection of aerial predators.
Minding the Gaps in the Genome: An Interview with Mitch Guttman
10/08/2013

Minding the Gaps in the Genome: An Interview with Mitch Guttman

Kimm Fesenmaier
Mitchell Guttman is a new assistant professor of biology on campus. His lab studies lncRNAs—how they work, why they are needed, and what makes them special.
Caltech Named World's Top University in Times Higher Education Global Ranking
10/02/2013

Caltech Named World's Top University in Times Higher Education Global Ranking

Kathy Svitil
For the third year in a row, the California Institute of Technology has been rated the world's number one university in the Times Higher Education global ranking of the top 200 universities.
NIH Director's Awards Granted to Two Caltech Scientists
09/30/2013

NIH Director's Awards Granted to Two Caltech Scientists

Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Two researchers from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have received Director's Awards from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) High Risk-High Reward research program.
New Gut Bacterium Discovered in Termite's Digestion of Wood
09/23/2013

New Gut Bacterium Discovered in Termite's Digestion of Wood

Jessica Stoller-Conrad
Caltech researchers have found a new species of microbe responsible for acetogenesis, an important process in termite nutrition.
Caltech Establishes New Division of Biology and Biological Engineering
09/22/2013

Caltech Establishes New Division of Biology and Biological Engineering

Kathy Svitil
In a move that creates an academic division unlike any other among its peer institutions, Caltech has combined the disciplines of biology and biological engineering into a new Division of Biology and Biological Engineering.
Caltech Establishes New Division of Biology and Biological Engineering
09/22/2013

Caltech Establishes New Division of Biology and Biological Engineering

The California Institute of Technology, in a move that creates an academic division unlike any other among its peer institutions, has combined the disciplines of biology and biological engineering into a new Division of Biology and Biological Engineering (BBE).
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Caltech Launches New Neurobiology Graduate Program
09/18/2013

Caltech Launches New Neurobiology Graduate Program

Understanding the brain remains one of the great intellectual challenges for science, and it...
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