Overriding the Urge to Sleep

The discovery of neurons that control arousal has implications for insomnia and other sleep disorders.

The Cost of "Living": How Viruses Hijack a Host's Energy Supply

Understanding how different viruses usurp their host's energy supply provides insights into viral life cycles and evolution.

Caltech Celebrates Staff Service and Impact

Caltech celebrated its 62nd Annual Service and Impact Awards on Thursday, June 1, 2017, honoring 397 staff members.

Cracking the Code of Facial Recognition

Responses of neurons in face-selective regions of the brain can now be used to precisely reconstruct what face an animal is seeing.

Caltech Honors Employee's 45 Years of Service

Engineer Michael Walsh was among 300 staff members honored at June 1 ceremony.

Caltech Program Fosters Scientific Curiosity in Pasadena Unified Students

Caltech volunteers bring eye-popping, hands-on science demonstrations to local schools.

Sour Taste Cells Detect Water

New research suggests that sour-sensing taste cells also help us detect, or taste, water.

Pioneering Neuroscientist to Kick off New Caltech Lecture Series

Wolfram Schultz, whose work has focused on how neurons gauge rewards, will be the inaugural speaker of a new lecture series on neuroscience.

Inside Look: the Chen Institute at Caltech

Philanthropists Tianqiao Chen and Chrissy Luo support brain research that promotes and improves the well-being of humanity.

Inside Look: the Chen Institute at Caltech

Philanthropists Tianqiao Chen and Chrissy Luo support brain research that promotes and improves the well-being of humanity

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