Caltech and the Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Institute Launch Major Neuroscience Initiative

Initiative kicked off with $115 million gift from philanthropists Tianqiao Chen and Chrissy Luo to establish a new institute and provide continuous funds for neuroscience research. Caltech to construct $200 million biosciences complex that will include new institute.

Parkinson's Disease Linked to Microbiome

Gut bacteria play a major role in the symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

Programmable Disorder

Researchers have developed a molecular programming language to create DNA tiles that exploit randomness to carry out nanofabrication tasks by self-assembly.

DNA on Display

BBE celebrates the restoration of a DNA sculpture.

Three from Caltech Elected as AAAS Fellows

LIGO scientists and a synthetic biology professor are recognized for their efforts in advancing science.

History of Cells Told Through MEMOIR

A new technique called MEMOIR can record the life history of animal cells.

Turning Back the Aging Clock

By boosting genes that destroy defective mitochondrial DNA, researchers can slow down and potentially reverse an important part of the aging process.

Genetically Engineering Disease-Fighting Cells

A new technique improves the safety of cancer immunotherapy.

The Wiring of Fly Brains: Mapping Cell-to-Cell Connections

A new system for mapping communication between cells could lead to "wiring diagrams" of animal brains.

Third Round of BRAIN Funding

The National Institutes of Health has awarded grants to six Caltech professors as part of the BRAIN Initiative.


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