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Newman and Orphan Named MacArthur Fellows

By photosearth / September 22, 2016

News Writer:  Lori Dajose Dianne Newman and Victoria Orphan Credit: Ryan Forbes Photography Dianne Newman, the Gordon M. Binder/Amgen Professor of Biology and Geobiology, and Victoria Orphan, the James Irvine Professor of Environmental Science and Geobiology, have been selected as MacArthur Fellows. The Fellowship is a five-year grant awarded to “individuals who show exceptional creativity […]

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In the Light of Evolution

By photosearth / September 16, 2016

News Writer:  Lori Dajose Galápagos giant tortoises. The Galápagos is one of two places in the world where giant tortoises exist. In the wild they can live over 100 years. “As a biologist, getting an outdoor, hands-on experience gave me an appreciation for our greater ecosystem,” Yu says. “I study gut microbes, and this class […]

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Batygin a “Brilliant 10” Researcher

By photosearth / September 9, 2016

Credit: Caltech Popular Science has named Konstantin Batygin, assistant professor of planetary science in the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences, as one of the 2016 Brilliant 10. Read more at www.popsci.com/man-who-pictures-movements-in-our-solar-system. Caltech News tagged with “GPS”