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    • JPL News: Bright Areas on Ceres Suggest Geologic Activity December 13, 2017
      12/14/2017 11:30:04JPL News: Bright Areas on Ceres Suggest Geologic ActivityA new study from researchers at Caltech and JPL finds evidence of geologic activity on the dwarf planet Ceres.
    • Two Holograms in One Surface December 11, 2017
      12/11/2017 12:58:53Two Holograms in One SurfaceRobert PerkinsEngineers at Caltech have developed a way to encode more than one hologram in a single surface with no loss of resolution.
    • Stripes May Help Solve Riddle of Superconductivity December 8, 2017
      12/08/2017 11:39:21Stripes May Help Solve Riddle of SuperconductivityWhitney ClavinStriped patterns of electrical charges may help crack mystery of high-temperature superconducting materials.
    • The World's Smallest Mona Lisa December 6, 2017
      12/06/2017 09:00:18The World's Smallest Mona LisaLori DajoseNew techniques in DNA self-assembly allow researchers to create the largest to-date customizable patterns with nanometer precision on a budget.
    • Public Input Sought on Removal of Caltech Submillimeter Observatory from Maunakea December 4, 2017
      12/04/2017 09:04:53Public Input Sought on Removal of Caltech Submillimeter Observatory from MaunakeaCaltech is proceeding to decommission the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory (CSO) on Hawaii Island's Maunakea. CSO began operations in 1987 and ceased scientific observations in September 2015.
    • A New Spin to Solving Mystery of Stellar Companions December 4, 2017
      12/04/2017 08:03:02A New Spin to Solving Mystery of Stellar CompanionsWhitney ClavinScientists are investigating the nature of planetary-mass bodies that orbit stars, finding new clues to their origins.
    • Undersea Topography Generates Hot Spots of Ocean Mixing December 1, 2017
      12/01/2017 11:17:41Undersea Topography Generates Hot Spots of Ocean Mixing Robert PerkinsUnderwater robots monitoring the waters off of Antarctica discover that near-bottom ocean mixing is enhanced where strong currents intersect steep undersea topography.
    • Teaching Life a New Trick: Bacteria Make Boron-Carbon Bonds November 29, 2017
      11/29/2017 10:02:50Teaching Life a New Trick: Bacteria Make Boron-Carbon Bonds Whitney ClavinFor the first time, scientists have created bacteria that can make compounds with boron-carbon bonds.
    • Engineers Model the California Reservoir Network November 21, 2017
      11/22/2017 12:13:04Engineers Model the California Reservoir NetworkRobert PerkinsAn empirical model of 55 of California's major reservoirs reveals how they respond to shifting drought conditions and to one another.
    • The Strange Case of the Scuba Diving Fly November 20, 2017
      11/20/2017 12:02:41The Strange Case of the Scuba Diving FlyLori DajoseHow a species of fly subverted nature to forage in a caustic underwater habitat Superhydrophobic Diving Flies of Mono Lake Superhydrophobic Diving Flies of Mono Lake