Marina Rustow, the Khedouri A. Zilkha Professor of Jewish Civilization in the Near East and Professor of History, has been awarded a 2015 MacArthur Fellowship.
A hunch about a bug living in a New Jersey swamp may end up offering a solution to several obstinate forms of water pollution. The bacterium works to break down ammonium, finds engineering professor Peter Jaffe, whose research team includes a Chinese government researcher looking into water treatment. The research team will travel to Guangdong, China, in November.
An exhibition and conference, Ultrastructures, explores the complex and intriguing connections between the macro level of buildings and design and the micro level of physical processes such as thermodynamics.
Assistant Professor Lindy McBride of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and the Princeton Neuroscience Institute has been chosen as one of twelve recipients of this year's Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Awards for her research on the molecules and neural circuits that cause most disease-carrying mosquitoes to prefer biting humans over other animals.
Tracking mobile phone data is often associated with privacy issues, but these vast datasets could be the key to understanding how infectious diseases are spread seasonally, according to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
An international team led by Princeton University scientists has discovered Weyl fermions, elusive massless particles theorized 85 years ago that could give rise to faster and more efficient electronics because of their unusual ability to behave as matter and antimatter inside a crystal.