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12/07/2018

Frances Arnold Receives the Nobel Prize in Stockholm Monday

Frances Arnold receives the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Monday Live in Stockholm
Frances Arnold
12/06/2018

Focusing on the Negative is Good When it Comes to Batteries

Whitney Clavin
Fluoride-based batteries have the potential to last up to eight times longer than those in use today.
An illustration of the electrolyte solution used in the new study
11/26/2018

Wilton Wells Webster, Jr. (BS ’49), 1928–2018

Wilton Wells (“Will”) Webster, Jr. (BS ’49), a pioneering inventor of cardiac catheters, passed away on November 10. He was 90.
Wilton Wells Webster, Jr.
11/16/2018

The Future of Imaging Cells: Q&A with Lu Wei

Whitney Clavin
New chemistry professor Lu Wei combines the tools of physical chemistry and bioimaging to create new ways to see inside cells.
Lu Wei
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
11/12/2018

From Beaker to Solved 3-D Structure in Minutes

Whitney Clavin
A new method for learning the structures of small molecules, such as hormones, is "like science fiction."
Tyler Fulton
11/09/2018

Caltech Honors Its Newest Nobel Laureate

Jon Nalick
Hundreds turn out to celebrate Frances Arnold, winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
photo of Frances Arnold greeting people at the event
10/25/2018

New Tools for Creating Mirrored Forms of Molecules

Whitney Clavin
Chemists have developed an easier way to make libraries of candidate drugs with a specific "handedness."
Gregory Fu and Zhaobin Wang at Caltech.
10/10/2018

Faculty Join Caltech

Caltech welcomes 12 faculty members who will join the Institute's six divisions over the academic year, representing fields ranging from cosmochemistry and microeconomics to genome engineering and the philosophical underpinnings of quantum theory.
photo of Caltech's Throop Pond
10/03/2018

Frances Arnold Wins 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Whitney Clavin
For her work on the directed evolution method of bioengineering enzymes, Frances Arnold has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
photo of Frances Arnold