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Caltech's ePetri dish uses Android, not microscope

Using an Android smartphone, a commercially available cell phone image sensor, and Legos, researchers take one giant leap in the 100-year-old world of the Petri dish.

By October 10, 2011

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A Caltech whiz kid finds her way to Intel

Caltech graduating senior Michelle Jiang, a double major in mechanical engineering and business, set her sights on a tech giant and never looked back, fending off recruiters along the way.

By May 12, 2011

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Turning a regular microscope into billion-pixel imaging system

Engineers at Caltech say that their approach -- computing their way past optical limitations -- could bring high-performance microscopes to medical clinics in developing countries.

By July 30, 2013

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Researchers build DNA neural network that thinks

Caltech scientists say they have built a rudimentary DNA "brain" that can answer questions, albeit under very limited terms.

By July 28, 2011

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Biologists one step closer to neutralizing HIV

A new vaccination approach out of CalTech focuses on providing protective antibodies upfront, rather than designing substances that will provoke an effective immune response.

By November 30, 2011

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Breakthrough material is barely more than air

This story was initially published with incorrect collaboration partners. The original lattice work was in conjunction with the University of Southern California, but the low-density work was with Caltech and the University of California at Irvine.

By November 18, 2011

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Vertical axis wind turbines trump others on land use

Caltech study finds that turbine placement and technology type can greatly affect power density, or power available per area, of wind farms.

By July 15, 2011

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New nanotech group eyes industry-ready systems

Caltech is teaming up with France's CEA-Leti to launch initiative designed to more quickly bring nanotechnology innovations to the marketplace.

By October 15, 2010

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New metallic glass promises super strength

Researchers led by Caltech come up with a substance they say is stronger and tougher than any other material. Sadly, it probably won't show up in cell phones.

By January 12, 2011

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Energy-harvesting rubber could power phones

Researchers from Princeton and Caltech come up with a piezoelectric material that could harness body movements to charge consumer electronics--even pacemakers.

By January 29, 2010