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Local Dream Team Develops Cancer Treatment That’s Saving Lives

This Friday, CBS will air the annual star-studded telethon Stand Up To Cancer, which has raised millions for cancer research.


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See-Through Organs Allow Researchers To See Trouble Spots Inside Body

Treatments for Parkinson’s Disease, Kidney Disease, Alzheimer’s and even some Cancers, may soon receive a tremendous enhancement after local scientists have discovered a way to make organs transparent.


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Cal Tech Ranks As Best University In SoCal According To U.S. News And World Report

The California Institute of Technology is the top university in Southern California, according to the new 2014 rankings from U.S. News and World Report.

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Study Finds Major Earthquakes Along San Andreas Fault Could Be Felt Statewide

A new study by geophysicists indicates that there is a greater chance of a mega earthquake along the entire length of the San Andreas Fault.

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Yorba Linda Quakes Detected By New Early Warning System

The pair of quakes that hit near Yorba Linda last night and Wednesday morning were detected by a new earthquake warning system that was showcased at Cal Tech.

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KFWB On Your Corner: Cal Tech

Cal Tech was recently named the top research college by a British higher education magazine, beating Harvard in the listing for the first time.


A massive 8.8-magnitude earthquake shook Japan on March 11, 2011, unleashing a powerful tsunami that sent ships crashing into the shore and carried cars through the streets of coastal towns. (Credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

How Exactly Does A Tsunami Start?

Once an earthquake hits, a series of events are set in motion to form an tsunami.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/11/2011

Seismologist: Location, Magnitude Of Japan Quake Unusual

Experts from the Cal Tech seismology labs say they have discovered some unusual findings from the massive quake in Japan.

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Study: Liberal Political Climate At Cal Tech

Could one of the nation’s top research institutions also be one of its most politically-charged campuses?