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A Caltech imaging innovation will ease your trip to the dentist and may soon energize home entertainment systems too.

3D image of tooth
Douglas Smith
Caltech's Axel Schere is miniaturizing medical equipment (without benefit of a shrink ray). He'll tell us how to make a sensor small enough to be injected into an artery.
Michael Rogers
U.S. Venture Partners, founded in 1981 by William K. Bowes, Jr., has helped launch more than 420 companies spanning a wide range of industries. It has provided funds for several Caltech start-ups.
Shayna Chabner McKinney

In a strategic move to strengthen fundamental science and technology and foster transformational advances in renewable energies, the Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) and Caltech have established a $10 million partnership.

Robert Tindol
If a new approach to cancer therapy, still experimental and in a phase I clinical trial, turns out as well as hoped, the credit will go as much to technology transfer as to scientific acumen.
 
Robert Tindol
For the second consecutive year, the California Institute of Technology has finished in second place among all American universities and university systems in the number of annual patents awarded, according to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
 
The California Institute of Technology for the first time moved into second place among all American universities in the number of annual patents awarded, according to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. For 2003, Caltech was awarded 139 patents, which was slightly ahead of MIT's 127 patents but behind the University of California System with its 439 patents.
 
Sue McHugh
The start-up company Synthetic Sound Lab, which is developing a new generation of music synthesis and composition tools, has been awarded $10,000 from the Center for Neuromorphic Systems Engineering in the annual California Institute of Technology Business Plan Competition.
 
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