Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Klaus Pontoppidan uses high-angular resolution IR to study protoplanetary disk evolution

Shimojo lab finds role for sleep in motor learning

Bhavin R. Sheth, Davit Janvelyan, and Murtuza Khan (2008) Practice Makes Imperfect: Restorative Effects of Sleep on Motor Learning. PLoS ONE, 3(9):e3190, 12 September 2008. CaltechAUTHORS

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Alex Lin develops technique for cardiac MRI without breath-holding

Yuan Le, Peter Kellman, Eric E. Bennett, Alex Lin, Christophe Chefd'Hotel, Christine H. Lorenz and Han Wen (2008) 1082 Free-breathing single-shot DENSE myocardial strain imaging using deformable registration. Journal of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance, 10 (Supplement 1):A207. CaltechAUTHORS

Friday, October 24, 2008

Elisabeth Wang develops shRNA library for RNAi

Yongping Wang, Yun E. Wang, M. Grazia Cotticelli, and Robert B. Wilson (2008) A Random shRNA-Encoding Library for Phenotypic Selection and Hit-Optimization. PLoS ONE, 3(9):e3171, 9 September 2008. CaltechAUTHORS

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Wongpiromsarn, Murray, and Lamperski verify ALICE's control system

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Sally Ng et al. study isoprene/NO3 contribution to SOA

N. L. Ng, A. J. Kwan, J. D. Surratt, A. W. H. Chan, P. S. Chhabra, A. Sorooshian, H. O. T. Pye, J. D. Crounse, P. O. Wennberg, R. C. Flagan, and J. H. Seinfeld (2008) Secondary organic aerosol (SOA) formation from reaction of isoprene with nitrate radicals (NO3). Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 8(14):4117-4140, 1 August 2008. CaltechAUTHORS

N. L. Ng, A. J. Kwan, J. D. Surratt, A. W. H. Chan, P. S. Chhabra, A. Sorooshian, H. O. T. Pye, J. D. Crounse, P. O. Wennberg, R. C. Flagan, and J. H. Seinfeld (2008) Secondary organic aerosol (SOA) formation from reaction of isoprene with nitrate radicals (NO3). Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions, 8(1):3163-3226, 15 February 2008. CaltechAUTHORS

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Monday, October 20, 2008

Paul Sternberg -- first study of RIO kinases in parasites

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Fraser Moss investigates γ7 interactions with mRNA

Laurent Ferron, Anthony Davies, Karen M. Page, David J. Cox, Jerôme Leroy, Dominic Waithe, Adrian J. Butcher, Priya Sellaturay, Steven Bolsover, Wendy S. Pratt, Fraser J. Moss, and Annette C. Dolphin (2008) The Stargazin-Related Protein γ7 Interacts with the mRNA-Binding Protein Heterogeneous Nuclear Ribonucleoprotein A2 and Regulates the Stability of Specific mRNAs, Including CaV2.2. Journal of Neuroscience, 28(42):10604-10617, 15 October 2008. CaltechAUTHORS

This article is freely available online through the Journal of Neuroscience Open Choice option.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Steffen Brinckmann offers a crack initiation model with roughness and dislocation plasticity

Przybylowski and Silva analyze miniature ion thrusters

Richard Wirz, Regina Sullivan, Johanna Przybylowski, and Mike Silva (2008) Hollow Cathode and Low-Thrust Extraction Grid Analysis for a Miniature Ion Thruster. International Journal of Plasma Science and Engineering, 2008(Q2):693825, 23 June 2008. CaltechAUTHORS

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Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Antonio Rangel on the effects of visual attention on decision making

Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Ryota Kanai examines role of previous exposure to resolution of ambiguous visual cues

Jan W. Brascamp, Tomas H. J. Knapen, Ryota Kanai, André J. Noest, Raymond van Ee, and Albert V. van den Berg (2008) Multi-Timescale Perceptual History Resolves Visual Ambiguity. PLoS ONE 3(1):e1497. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0001497. CaltechAUTHORS

Monday, October 06, 2008

Bronner-Fraser, Yu, and Sauka-Spengler contribute to amphioxus genome

Putnam et al. (2008) The amphioxus genome and the evolution of the chordate karyotype. Nature, 453(7198):1064-1072, 19 June 2008. CaltechAUTHORS

Jr-Kai Yu, Tatjana Sauka-Spengler, and Marianne Bronner-Fraser were among the 37 co-authors of this Nature paper describing the amphioxus genome.

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Bronner-Fraser studies placode evolution through SoxB

Tatjana Sauka-Spengler -- 2 articles in PLoS ONE

Marion Coolen, Delphine Nicolle, Jean-Louis Plouhinec, Aurélie Gombault, Tatjana Sauka-Spengler, Arnaud Menuet, Claude Pieau, and Sylvie Mazan (2008) Molecular Characterization of the Gastrula in the Turtle Emys orbicularis: An Evolutionary Perspective on Gastrulation. PLoS ONE, 3(7):e2676. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0002676. CaltechAUTHORS

Marion Coolen, Tatjana Sauka-Spengler, Delphine Nicolle, Chantal Le-Mentec, Yvan Lallemand, Corinne Da Silva, Jean-Louis Plouhinec, Benoît Robert, Patrick Wincker, De-Li Shi, and Sylvie Mazan (2007) Evolution of Axis Specification Mechanisms in Jawed Vertebrates: Insights from a Chondrichthyan. PLoS ONE 2(4):e374. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0000374. CaltechAUTHORS

Tal Arnon studies soluble NCR-Ig fusion proteins

Tal I. Arnon, Gal Markel, Ahuva Bar-Ilan, Jacob Hanna, Eyal Fima, Fabrice Benchetrit, Ruth Galili, Adelheid Cerwenka, Daniel Benharroch, Netta Sion-Vardy, Angel Porgador, and Ofer Mandelboim (2008) Harnessing Soluble NK Cell Killer Receptors for the Generation of Novel Cancer Immune Therapy. PLoS ONE, 3(5):e2150. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0002150. CaltechAUTHORS

Yanbei Chen traps cavity mirror with radiation pressure

Wulf Habensak observes basal progenitor cortical neurogenesis

Andersen lab -- 2 papers in PLoS ONE

Michael Roberts, Aleksey V. Zimin, Wayne Hayes, Brian R. Hunt, Cevat Ustun, James R. White, Paul Havlak, and James Yorke. Improving Phrap-Based Assembly of the Rat Using “Reliable” Overlaps. PLoS ONE 3(3):e1836. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0001836. CaltechAUTHORS

Chess Stetson, Matthew P. Fiesta, and David M. Eagleman (2007) Does Time Really Slow Down during a Frightening Event? PLoS ONE 2(12):e1295. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0001295. CaltechAUTHORS

Andrew Straw examines contrast sensitivity of insect motion detectors

Shimojo reports anti-McCollough effect

Thursday, October 02, 2008

Rutishauser and Schuman find MTL neuronal spikes in recollection

Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Yang lab applies FZP projection to OFM

Migeul Bandres et al. use LCD to generate accelerating parabolic beams

Jeffrey A. Davis, Mark J. Mitry, Miguel A. Bandres, and Don M. Cottrell (2008) Observation of accelerating parabolic beams. Optics Express, 16(17):12866-12871, 18 August 2008. CaltechAUTHORS

Zhang and Wocjan examine implications of energy-measurement in quantum computation

Bronner-Fraser investigates evolutionary origins of vertebrate cartilage

Koch lab -- 3 articles in Journal of Vision

Shimojo et al. -- 3 articles in PLoS ONE

Hoffmann uses FTIR to study TiO2-catalyzed gas-phase photodegradation

Sun & Yariv analyze modal properties of chirped circular grating lasers

Atwater lab -- surface plasmon polaritons affect subwavelength transmission through hole arrays

McDowell & Yang et al. -- 2 articles exploring noise in optical signals

Lin et al. (Painter lab) -- 2 papers on tuning optical microresonators

Cook, Soloveichik, Winfree & Bruck et al. study programmability of Stochastic Chemical Reaction Networks

Matthew Cook, David Soloveichik, Erik Winfree, and Jehoshua Bruck (2008) Programmability of Chemical Reaction Networks. Technical Report. California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA. [CaltechPARADISE:2008.ETR090]

Borodin models interacting particles on 1-D lattice

Pietro Perona -- Action Editor for JMLR

Pietro Perona is an Action Editor for the Journal of Machine Learning Research (JMLR). Perona is the Allen E. Puckett Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computation and Neural Systems and Director of the Caltech's Center for Neuromorphic Systems Engineering, an NSF-sponsored engineering research center.

JMLR is an Open Access journal, hosted by MIT Press. The journal was started in the wake of the mass resignation of 40 members of the editorial board of Machine Learning.