Tag: Caltech

Probiotic therapy alleviates autism-like behaviors in mice

Contact: Deborah Williams-Hedges mr@caltech.edu 626-395-3227 California Institute of Technology Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is diagnosed when individuals exhibit characteristic behaviors that include repetitive actions, decreased social interactions, and impaired communication. Curiously, many individuals with ASD also suffer from gastrointestinal (GI) issues, such as abdominal cramps and constipation. Using […]

Creating indestructible self-healing circuits

Contact: Brian Bell bbell2@caltech.edu 626-395-5832 California Institute of Technology Caltech engineers build electronic chips that repair themselves PASADENA, Calif.—Imagine that the chips in your smart phone or computer could repair and defend themselves on the fly, recovering in microseconds from problems ranging from less-than-ideal battery power to total […]