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'Detergent' Molecules May Be Driving Fluctuations in Atmospheric Methane Concentrations

Researchers at Caltech and Harvard have found that changes in the amount of hydroxyl in the atmosphere may be responsible for the recent increase in global methane that started in 2007.

Caltech Students and Alumni Receive 2017 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Twenty current students and eight alumni have been selected to receive funding for graduate studies.

How do Plants Make Oxygen? Ask Cyanobacteria

A new study adds 41 new types of cyanobacteria, and helps pin down when in history they "invented" oxygen-producing photosynthesis.

Caltech Grad Student Wins Hertz Fellowship

Preston Cosslett Kemeny, a first-year graduate student in geochemistry at Caltech, has been selected as one of the recipients of the 2017 Hertz Fellowship

Study: Cold Climates and Ocean Carbon Sequestration

A new study suggests that efficient nutrient consumption by plankton in the Southern Ocean drove carbon sequestration in the deep ocean during the ice ages.

Three New Minerals Discovered in a Unique Meteorite

New minerals found in the Khatyrka meteorite, famed for containing the only known naturally occurring quasicrystals.

Computer Model Shows Breakup of Iceberg Logjams

A new computer model from Caltech shows how sea ice can freeze icebergs together into a bulwark against glacial movement—and how thinning sea ice can suddenly break apart.

Politics and American Higher Education

Four presidents discuss the role of institutions of higher education in times of political change and social turmoil.

Tools and Techniques to Track and Study Methane

Studying the second-most-prevalent greenhouse gas in the atmosphere presents research challenges that are being tackled at Caltech.


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