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12/19/2018

Researchers Make World's Smallest Tic-Tac-Toe Game Board with DNA

Emily Velasco
Researchers in the lab of Lulu Qian have developed new dynamic DNA origami technology
An artist's rendering of a game of tic-tac-toe played with DNA tiles
12/12/2018

Microscopic Devices that Control Vibrations Could Allow Smaller Mobile Devices

Emily Velasco
Nanoscale devices can manipulate vibrations in much the same way that conventional electronics manipulate electrons.
A small integrated circuit rests on a surface next to a time, which is comparable in size
11/13/2018

Symposium Marks 10 Years of Caltech-City of Hope Partnership

Emily Velasco
Caltech and City of Hope's Biomedical Research Initiative has reached its 10th anniversary and has funded 53 projects.
A thematic graphic showing the concept of medical engineering
10/30/2018

"Folded" Optical Devices Manipulate Light in a New Way

Robert Perkins
New technology is showcased in a millimeter-wide spectrometer.
Folded metasurface optics
04/30/2018

Butterfly Wings Inspire Light-Manipulating Surface for Medical Implants

Robert Perkins
Nanostructures inspired by transparent butterfly wings help eye implants function better and safely avoid biofouling.
Eye implant
04/24/2018

Why We Need Erasable MRI Scans

Whitney Clavin
Gas-filled protein structures could one day be used as "erasable" contrast agents for MRI scans.
Artwork of gas vesicles
04/05/2018

Caltech Scientists Breed Bacteria That Make Tiny High-Energy Carbon Rings

Emily Velasco
Researchers in the lab of Frances Arnold have used directed evolution to breed bacteria that produce synthetically versatile, high-energy carbon rings in an efficient way.
An artist's depiction of a bacterial enzyme and the high-energy carbon ring it created.
02/09/2018

New Process Allows 3-D Printing of Nanoscale Metal Structures

Robert Perkins
By mixing metal ions and organic ligands, a team led by Julia Greer has developed a process for the 3-D printing of metal structures that are smaller than ever before.
Andrey
01/11/2018

Flat Metasurface Optics: Watson Lecture Preview

Andrei Faraon will discuss how nanotechnology enables new ways to make optical components.
Andrei Faraon will discuss how nanotechnology enables new ways to make optical components using fabrication processes already developed in the semiconductor industry
01/03/2018

Scientists Design Bacteria to Reflect "Sonar" Signals for Ultrasound Imaging

Whitney Clavin
Engineered bacteria can be imaged by ultrasound.
Artwork of cellular sonar
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