New Technology Will Create Brain Wiring Diagrams

Scientists from Caltech have developed a technology that allows them to see which neurons are talking to which other neurons in live fruit flies.

New Windows on Nature: Caltech's Instrument Makers

In this 2017 address, President Rosenbaum discusses the history, future, and critical importance of the instruments designed and built by Caltech researchers.

New Faculty Join Caltech in 2017

In 2017, Caltech welcomed 20 new faculty members to the Institute's six divisions—specialists in fields ranging from entomology to quantum physics.

Caltech Breaks Ground on Chen Neuroscience Research Building

The Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Neuroscience Research Building will be a hub for interdisciplinary brain research.

Neurons Encoding Familiarity and Novelty

Neurons within the posterior parietal cortex gather information about our memories to help us make memory-based decisions.

Understanding the Neural Mechanisms of Sleep

Two neuropeptides in zebrafish provide clues to the complex neural mechanisms underlying sleep.

The World's Smallest Mona Lisa

New techniques in DNA self-assembly allow researchers to create the largest to-date customizable patterns with nanometer precision on a budget.

Caltech's Chen Building Breaks Ground

The Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Neuroscience Research Building breaks ground as a first round of funding to researchers is announced.

Three Caltech Faculty Named AAAS Fellows

Peter Dervan, Ares Rosakis, and Ellen Rothenberg are among 396 new fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

The Strange Case of the Scuba Diving Fly

How a species of fly subverted nature to forage in a caustic underwater habitat

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