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09/17/2018

Caltech to Celebrate National Postdoc Appreciation Week September 17–21

Jon Nalick
Events will honor contributions postdocs make to research.
members of the Caltech Postdoc Association hold a banner for Postdoc Appreciation Week.
08/30/2018

Guiding Flight: The Fruit Fly's Celestial Compass

Lori Dajose
Fruit flies use the sun to avoid flying in circles, according to new research.
Fruit flies keep the sun fixed in one region of their vision to navigate.
08/13/2018

How Bacteria Breathe Arsenic

Lori Dajose
Determining the chemical structure of an enzyme that enables microbes to breathe arsenic compounds provides insight into how bacteria contribute to arsenic poisoning.
a three dimensional model of the ArrAB complex
07/13/2018

A Conversation with Matt Thomson

Lori Dajose
New assistant professor of computational biology Matt Thomson discusses how cells make decisions and work together.
Matt Thomson
07/06/2018

Rothenberg Innovation Initiative Removes Risk, Leaves Lots of Reward

Robert Perkins
Researchers looking for a way to bridge the "valley of death" can compete for RI2 funding.
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07/05/2018

DNA Neural Network Recognizes "Molecular Handwriting"

Lori Dajose
Caltech scientists have developed an artificial neural network out of DNA that can recognize highly complex and noisy molecular information.
Conceptual illustration of a droplet containing an artificial neural network made of DNA that has been designed to recognize complex and noisy molecular information, represented as 'molecular handwriting.'
06/22/2018

Probing Protein Processes: A Conversation with Rebecca Voorhees

Lori Dajose
Rebecca Voorhees is a newly appointed assistant professor of biology and biological engineering.
Rebecca Voorhees
06/19/2018

How a Thieving Transcription Factor Dominates the Genome

Lori Dajose
Gene expression in developing cells is heavily influenced by group dynamics of DNA-binding proteins interacting with each other.
a cartoon of DNA-binding proteins and genes
06/18/2018

Weighing the Planet's Biological Matter

Lori Dajose
A new study makes the first global estimates of the mass of life on Earth.
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06/07/2018

Ten Thousand Bursting Genes

Lori Dajose
Scientists can now image the activity of 10,421 genes at once within individual cells, using a new technique developed at Caltech.
3D reconstruction of transcription sites
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