Wednesday, December 22, 2021Humble lizards offer new possibilities for artificial lungs
A new study from Princeton University shows how the brown anole lizard solves one of nature’s most complex problems — breathing — with elegant simplicity, providing new inspiration for engineers designing advanced biotechnologies.
Thursday, December 9, 2021Political polarization and its echo chambers: Surprising new, cross-disciplinary perspectives from Princeton
Like a natural system, democracy faces collapse as polarization leads to loss of diversity. Studies published this week in a special issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences explore why and how.
Thursday, December 2, 2021Researchers shrink camera to the size of a salt grain
Princeton computer scientists have helped design an ultracompact camera the size of a coarse grain of salt that can produce crisp, full-color images.
Tuesday, September 21, 2021Princeton researchers discover new strategy to encourage vaccinations and masking
"It is critical to get people to behave in accordance with the CDC guidelines, not just believe that they are the right things to do," say Princeton researchers. So they found a way: By combining advocacy with mindfulness, they can create cognitive dissonance that helps people match their behaviors...
Wednesday, September 8, 2021New Princeton partnership pairs students with mentors to tackle complex climate challenges
Princeton University’s Center for Policy Research on Energy and the Environment and the High Meadows Environmental Institute pair students and researchers to work on solutions to today’s most-pressing environmental issues.
Friday, July 30, 2021Princeton chemists discover a key to greener food production
Princeton University's Paul Chirik and his research team have found the vital first step toward creating fertilizer without generating tons upon tons of carbon dioxide, a major greenhouse gas. Their work could be the key to ending world food scarcity in a carbon-neutral way.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021'Less than 1% probability' that Earth’s energy imbalance increase occurred naturally, say Princeton and GFDL scientists
Earth’s 'energy imbalance' is growing, and there is less than 1% probability that this trend can be explained by natural variations in the climate system, report a team of researchers from Princeton University and the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory.
Monday, June 14, 2021Jamal named next dean of the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs
Amaney Jamal, the Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Politics and director of the Mamdouha S. Bobst Center for Peace and Justice, has been named dean of the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA). Her appointment is effective Sept. 1.
Friday, June 11, 2021A better understanding of 'wet markets' is key to safeguarding human health and biodiversity
To help policymakers distinguish benign markets from dangerous ones, a team of Princeton researchers led by Bing Lin and David Wilcove analyzed the different types of so-called 'wet markets,' how they function, and the risk they pose to people and wildlife.
Friday, April 30, 2021The meaning of music during a pandemic: Princeton University Concerts names winners of Creative Reactions Contest
Thirty Princeton undergraduate and graduate students reflected on the question "What has music meant to you during the COVID-19 pandemic?" for Princeton University's Concerts' Creative Reactions contest.