Interpreting Mixed (Molecular) Messages

New research decodes a language of cellular communication.

Gut Bacteria May Play Role in Onset of Multiple Sclerosis

Researchers from Caltech and UC San Francisco have uncovered links between specific bacterial members of the human gut microbiome and the inflammatory response seen in multiple sclerosis.

Sorting Molecules with DNA Robots

Scientists at Caltech have programmed a "robot" made of DNA to pick up and sort molecules into predetermined locations.

A Mind-Controlled Exoskeleton

Caltech researchers have received a grant to begin work on a brain-machine interface to control an exoskeleton that could enable paraplegics to walk again.

Caltech Celebrates 30 Years of its Computation and Neural Systems Option

Caltech marked the 30th anniversary of its Computation and Neural Systems option with a daylong symposium and celebration on campus.

Conte Center Poised for Next Chapter in Decision-Making Research

With its federal funding renewed for another five years, Caltech's Conte Center aims to tackle even more complex questions about how humans make decisions.

Fighting Viruses with Viruses

Genetically engineered viruses help the immune system target specific pathogens in unexpected ways.

The Neural Codes for Body Movements

A small patch of neurons fires in complex ways to encode movement of much of the body

Chen Neuroscience Research Building Update

A sneak peek of design concepts and planning for the construction of the Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Neuroscience Research Building.

The Allen Discovery Center for Cell Lineage Tracing

The center is a collaboration that aims to develop new in-cell recording technologies to produce genomic maps of multi-cellular development.

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