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Library Science: A Conversation with Kara Whatley
12/12/2019

Library Science: A Conversation with Kara Whatley

Judy Hill
Caltech's new librarian on modern librarianship and her goals for supporting Caltech's researchers.
Caltech librarian Kara Whatley
Balancing the Forces of the Market
11/22/2019

Balancing the Forces of the Market

Whitney Clavin
Yi Xin discusses the economics of peer-to-peer lending, or microloan, markets.
Yi Xin
Patients Missing One Brain Hemisphere Show Surprisingly Intact Neural Connections
11/19/2019

Patients Missing One Brain Hemisphere Show Surprisingly Intact Neural Connections

Whitney Clavin
A study on patients who have had half their brains removed to treat seizures reveals new insights into how human brains can adapt to dramatic changes.
Six brain scans
Algorithms Seek Out Voter Fraud
11/04/2019

Algorithms Seek Out Voter Fraud

Whitney Clavin
Political scientists have developed new tools for tracking changes in voting records
Voting picture
Scientists Take the Study of Fear to a Haunted House
10/28/2019

Scientists Take the Study of Fear to a Haunted House

Whitney Clavin
A house of deranged prisoners and other horrors has become a laboratory for studying fear.
Haunted moon.
Volcanoes, Vampires, and More
10/16/2019

Volcanoes, Vampires, and More

Whitney Clavin
The Caltech-Huntington Program in Visual Culture offers a diverse course selection
Pictures from the visual culture program.
Watson Lecture Preview: Frederick Eberhardt
10/10/2019

Watson Lecture Preview: Frederick Eberhardt

Causality: From Aristotle to Zebrafish
Frederick Eberhardt
From the Break Through Campaign: The Decisions Detective
10/10/2019

From the Break Through Campaign: The Decisions Detective

Marina Agranov’s research focuses on how people form beliefs and make choices. “I study the basic tensions people face and how they operate within them,” she explains. She tests her theories, and those of other economists, through experiments.
Marina Agranov
Literary Leverage: A Conversation with Jocelyn Holland
10/08/2019

Literary Leverage: A Conversation with Jocelyn Holland

Judy Hill
Holland's recently published book explores the idea of the lever in 18th- and 19th-century German literature.
Photograph of Jocelyn Holland
Stewart and Lynda Resnick Pledge $750 Million to Caltech to Support Environmental Sustainability Research
09/26/2019

Stewart and Lynda Resnick Pledge $750 Million to Caltech to Support Environmental Sustainability Research

Kathy Svitil
Commitment will bring together experts across campus, and provide shared facilities with unparalleled instrumentation, to advance bold new solutions to energy and sustainability challenges
Lynda Resnick, Caltech President Thomas F. Rosenbaum, and Stewart Resnick