Cancer poses complex ethical questions as well as challenging clinical problems—and
exciting opportunities for probing the innermost workings of the human cell.
by Leroy E. Hood
Down to the Basics
At Caltech it is an accepted fact that, in the long run, basic research is often the best kind of applied research.
through Solid Metal
An attempt to understand a relatively minor aspect of semiconductor processing has led to a new understanding of transistors.
by James O. McCaldin and James W. Mayer
For the first time, Caltech awards BS degrees to women—four of them: Stephanie Charles, Deborah Chung, Sharon Long, and Flora Wu.
a woman at Caltech has its own special set of challenges."
by Sharon Long
The Making of
Mahatma—Gandhi's South African Years
Gandhi is properly remembered as the father of India's independence, but his political technique of nonviolence was forged during the 21 years he lived in South Africa.
by Robert A. Huttenback
The Month at Caltech