Cells Calculate Ratios to Control Gene Expression

New Caltech research shows that cells decipher information by calculating ratios.

Exploring Trauma Treatment Through Music

Senior Lauren Li has received a Watson Fellowship to study the effects of music therapy on trauma survivors.

Bare Bones: Making Bones Transparent

A new bone clearing technique is a breakthrough for testing osteoporosis drugs.

Facial Expressions: How Brains Process Emotion

New research from Caltech clarifies the once-mysterious role of the amygdala.

Introducing Caltech Magazine

Caltech rolls out a new Institute magazine, in print and online

Scientists Learn Secrets of Deadly Bacterial Toxin Gun

Scientists have discovered the structure of a bacterial machine that injects toxins into cells and spreads antibiotic resistance.

Caltech Students and Alumni Receive 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Twenty current students and eight alumni have been selected to receive funding for graduate studies.

Altered Perceptions

Perturbations in "face patch" regions of the brain affect the perception of faces and other objects.

Parasitic Fish Offer Evolutionary Insights

Lamprey have an ancient and unexpected mechanism for developing neurons in the gut.

New Cancer Drug Targets Cellular Garbage Disposal

A promising new cancer treatment causes cancer cells to fill up with discarded proteins and thus self-destruct.


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