A plate of loaded potato skins served at the Atomic Grill in Morgantown, W.Va., is shown in an undated file photo. (AP Photo/Atomic Diner, Dan McCawley)

Caltech Scientists discover neurons that inhibit appetite

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A Caltech professor has identified neurons in the brains of mice that control their appetite and eating behavior, a development that may provide new targets for therapeutic interventions to treat obesity, […]


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Long Beach selected to test earthquake early warning system

LONG BEACH (CNS) – The city of Long Beach was selected by Caltech and the U.S. Geological Survey to serve as a test site for an earthquake early warning system, officials announced today. The California […]


The parking structure at the Northridge Fashion Center in the Fernando Valley collapsed after a severe earthquake struck Southern California on Jan. 17, 1994. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

Lucy Jones tasked with earthquake preparedness for LA

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Seismologist Lucy Jones will devote much her time this year to preparing the city of Los Angeles for its next big earthquake, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today. The announcement comes as […]


Caltech president to lead Saudi Arabian university

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — California Institute of Technology President Jean-Lou Chameau plans to step down from his position at the prestigious institute this year to lead a new Saudi Arabian university.


Aquatic robotic challenge at Cal Tech

A competition begins at 2pm today that might look like something out of a Hollywood movie. Robotic aqua-vehicles will battle in an action-packed, head-to-head competition at Caltech. The goal is for the robots to retrieve […]



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