California Institute of Technology

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Name: California Institute of Technology
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Pasadena History: Tuberculosis put Pasadena on the map

Tuberculosis brought many to the Pasadena area but few were as talented as Alexander Stirling Calder, pictured here in OutWest Magazine for September, 1909. The article was written by Hector Alliot, curator of the Southwest Museum. The occasion was the ... [Published Pasadena Star News - 11 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Unlocking a Mystery of Human Disease . . . in Space

An experiment just launched into orbit by a team of Caltech researchers could be an important step toward understanding a devastating neurodegenerative disease.Huntington's disease is a grim diagnosis. A hereditary disorder with debilitating physical ... [Published Caltech Daily News - 17 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Recipients of our scholarships

This week we got letters from two of the recipients of our scholarships.  We have 3 scholarships at Northern Illinois University (Markos' alma mater ), one each in biology, chemistry and physics. The total isn't much, but it helps.  Please follow below ... [Published Daily Kos - 19 hours ago]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Self-Brokering Apps

This stock trading app will be the first broker you ever visited that doesn't charge you for each trade. The new app called 'Robinhood' is the first broker to not charge you for any of trading. Each trade you make can usually cost up to $10, but Robinhood ... [Published Trend Hunter - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Caltech Researchers Discover the Seat of Sex and Violence in the Brain

As reported in a paper published online today in the journal Nature , Caltech biologist David J. Anderson and his colleagues have genetically identified neurons that control aggressive behavior in the mouse hypothalamus, a structure that lies deep in ... [Published Caltech Daily News - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

John Dabiri Named Dean of Undergraduate Students

, John Dabiri , professor of aeronautics and bioengineering, will serve as Caltech's dean of undergraduate students."John is particularly committed to enhancing faculty-student interactions. His experience as chair of the faculty and as faculty in residence ... [Published Caltech Daily News - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Behind the 'Curve'

Mike Farrell became one of America’s most beloved television actors of the 1970s in the iconic role of Army Capt. B.J. Hunnicutt on “M*A*S*H.” That series added dramatic depth to the traditionally shallow sitcom form, blending heartbreaking storylines ... [Published Pasadena Weekly - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

University of Michigan names new chancellor for Flint campus

The University of Michigan named Susan Borrego as new chancellor for its Flint campus during today’s Board of Regents meeting.Borrego is the vice president for planning and enrollment management at California State University at Dominguez Hills, a position ... [Published Detroit News - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 5 reports

Caltech scientist awarded $500,000 prize for cell biology discoveries

PASADENA >> A Caltech biologist described by his colleagues as altering the course of medical research was awarded $500,000 for his medical research.Alexander Varshavsky, a cellular biologist at Caltech paved the way for scientists to understand ... [Published Pasadena Star News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

LIGO to Hunt for Gravitational Waves Using Lasers

On March 17, experts operating the Background Imaging of Cosmic Extragalactic Polarization 2 (BICEP2) experiment at the South Pole announced the accurate identification of gravitational waves, distortions in spacetime originating from highly-energetic ... [Published Softpedia - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 4 reports

Asian pollution energizes North American storms

PASADENA, Calif., April 15 (UPI) -- Asian cities like India's Dehli and China's Beijing regularly feature dangerous levels of air pollution and smog. These these abysmal conditions are more than just a burden on the health and lung capacity of local ... [Published UPI - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Caltech Strategic Identity Project: Telling the Caltech Story - 2014

An Archimedes Revival in Pasadena: Exhibits @Caltech & @TheHuntington highlight work of ancient Greek mathematician- ow.ly/vxqEZ07 Apr @Caltech ... [Published Caltech Daily News - Apr 14 2014]

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"By examining plants using detailed computer models and optimization, we have the potential to greatly expedite the development of new types of agricultural plants that can tackle some of the greatest challenges facing society today, related to the need to produce more food in a more variable and uncertain climate system" Drewry said
...has also had the opportunity to work with Huntington's disease patients in the clinic, adding a human connection to her experiment in the sky. "The patients and families I have met who are affected by Huntington's disease are excited to see something big like this. It's inspiring for them—and hopefully it will inspire new research, too."
"Goalie is definitely more of a mental gamethan field, so it was hard going from the one scoring to getting scored on," Walecka said. "I've been having to work on staying mentally tough over the past weeks. My team has done anawesome job stepping up the defense."
"I was just trying to be aggressive on fastballs early in the count and not chase after the pitcher's pitch" Gose said

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You're a Junior in HS? Interested in USNA? [Published Examiner.com - Apr 18 2014]
Caltech Researchers Discover the Seat of Sex an... [Published Caltech Daily News - Apr 18 2014]
John Dabiri Named Dean of Undergraduate Students [Published Caltech Daily News - Apr 18 2014]
Hidden ocean on Saturn's moon bolsters life theory [Published i24news - Apr 18 2014]
Photos: Mars' strange bright light [Published Beaumont Enterprise - Apr 18 2014]
IIT grad-turned-surgeon is doctor on a mission [Published Times of India - Apr 18 2014]
Behind the 'Curve' [Published Pasadena Weekly - Apr 18 2014]
Just in time [Published Pasadena Weekly - Apr 18 2014]
Climate change: US team points finger at Asia [Published Asiaone - Apr 17 2014]
Easter, Earth Day celebrations and more among t... [Published SGV Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
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Re: [tt] Douglas Belkin, Caroline Porter: Corpo... [Published TranshumanTech - Apr 16 2014]
On 04/13/2014 03:41 PM, © Robbins wrote:> Actually these "trends" have been recognized as in existence for> far longer . Relative to my own experience on the academy ( in> California, ) their both overt and covert "influence" relative to> ...
Early Career Scientists and Engineers receive h... [Published The Sietch Blog - Apr 16 2014]
Press Release 14-055Early Career Scientists and Engineers receive highest honor from the White House Twenty NSF-funded scientists recognized for strengthening America's scientific enterprise President Obama talks with PECASE recipients at the ...
Another anti-physics issue of SciAm [Published The Reference Frame - Apr 16 2014]
High energy physics is undoubtedly the queen and the ultimate reductionist root of all natural sciences. Nevertheless, during the last decade, it has become immensely fashionable for many people to boast that they're physics haters.The cover of the ...
Asian air pollution strengthens Pacific storms [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Apr 16 2014]
Rebecca Morelle — BBC News \ Researchers have found that pollutants are strengthening storms above the Pacific Ocean, which feeds into weather systems in other parts of the world. The effect was most pronounced during the winter. The study is published ...
Is Saturn making a new moon? [Published EarthSky - Apr 15 2014]
The disturbance visible at the outer edge of Saturn’s A ring in this image from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft results from gravitational effects on ring particles by an object that may be replaying the birth process of icy moons. Cassini’s narrow-angle ...
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