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

Gradinaru Selected as a Moore Inventor Fellow

The fellowship, from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, awards $825,000 toward accelerating invention.

Neuroscientist Receives Early-Career Inventor Award

Viviana Gradinaru is the recipient of an Innovator in Science Award from Takeda Pharmaceutical Company and the New York Academy of Sciences.

Molecular Biologist Recognized for Discovering the Biology of the Ubiquitin System

The ubiquitin system is a key set of biochemical pathways that underlies regulated protein degradation and many other processes in organisms.

Five from Caltech Receive NIH BRAIN Grants

Researchers aim to identify different neural cell types, understand how the brain heals itself, and probe neural circuits underlying behavior.

Nature or Nurture? Innate Social Behaviors in the Mouse Brain

The brain circuitry that controls innate, or instinctive, behaviors such as mating and fighting was thought to be genetically hardwired. Not so, neuroscientists now say

Gradinaru Named Vallee Scholar

Gradinaru is one of five early-career researchers internationally to receive funding from the Vallee Foundation for basic biomedical research.

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