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    • Nature or Nurture? Innate Social Behaviors in the Mouse Brain October 18, 2017
      10/18/2017 16:43:47Nature or Nurture? Innate Social Behaviors in the Mouse BrainLori DajoseThe brain circuitry that controls innate, or instinctive, behaviors such as mating and fighting was thought to be genetically hardwired. Not so, neuroscientists now say
    • Physics Boosts Artificial Intelligence Methods October 18, 2017
      10/18/2017 11:37:29Physics Boosts Artificial Intelligence MethodsResearchers from Caltech and the University of Southern California (USC) report the first application of quantum computing to a physics problem.
    • LIGO and Virgo Make First Detection of Gravitational Waves Produced by Colliding Neutron Stars October 13, 2017
      10/16/2017 07:00:19LIGO and Virgo Make First Detection of Gravitational Waves Produced by Colliding Neutron StarsDiscovery marks first cosmic event observed in both gravitational waves and light.
    • Caltech-Led Teams Strike Cosmic Gold October 13, 2017
      10/16/2017 07:00:24Caltech-Led Teams Strike Cosmic GoldKathy SvitilAfter being alerted to a gravitational-wave event by LIGO and its European counterpart Virgo, thousands of scientists across the globe looked at a patch of sky and saw the aftermath of a neutron star collision, marking the first time such an event has been observed with both gravitational-wave and […]
    • JPL News: Giant Exoplanet Hunters: Look for Debris Disks October 11, 2017
      10/11/2017 12:41:27JPL News: Giant Exoplanet Hunters: Look for Debris DisksAstronomers hunting for new worlds have established a possible signpost for giant exoplanets.
    • Studying Entropy in Metallic Glasses October 6, 2017
      10/09/2017 11:28:59Studying Entropy in Metallic GlassesRobert PerkinsIntense neutron beams force metallic glasses to give up one of their secrets: the source of a huge increase in entropy at the glass transition.
    • Caltech Researchers Create Test That Reveals Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in 30 Minutes October 4, 2017
      10/04/2017 10:59:48Caltech Researchers Create Test That Reveals Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in 30 MinutesEmily VelascoA new test developed at Caltech can identify whether bacteria are resistant to antibiotics in a mere half hour, giving medical professionals a new tool for fighting infections.
    • New Provost Starts This Week September 29, 2017
      10/01/2017 11:40:29New Provost Starts This WeekDavid Tirrell steps into new role on campus.
    • Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole Merger Observed by LIGO and Virgo September 27, 2017
      09/27/2017 10:13:01Gravitational Waves from a Binary Black Hole Merger Observed by LIGO and VirgoThe LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the Virgo collaboration report the first joint detection of gravitational waves with both the LIGO and Virgo detectors.
    • The Surprising, Ancient Behavior of Jellyfish September 20, 2017
      09/21/2017 09:00:14The Surprising, Ancient Behavior of JellyfishLori DajoseThe discovery that primitive jellyfish sleep suggests that sleep is an ancient, evolutionarily conserved behavior. Do Jellyfish Sleep? Do Jellyfish Sleep?