Princeton researchers come up with nearly 100 new discoveries of commercial potential each year. The inventors and their discoveries were highlighted a the University's annual event, Celebrate Princeton Invention.
Princeton scientists discover that identifying patterns in data can be a solution to data overload.
The University's Office of the Dean for Research will roll out this fall the first in a series of competitive "innovation funds." Three initial competitions will encourage bold research in the natural sciences, collaboration between artists and scientists or engineers, and new partnerships with industry. Initiatives to support research in the humanities and social sciences are being planned.
A device for pasteurizing eggs in the shell could lead to a sharp reduction in illnesses caused by egg-borne salmonella bacteria.
At the close of an extremely challenging ten weeks, members of the eLab summer business accelerator program present their startup businesses on Demo Day to a crowd that includes entrepreneurs and venture capitalists.
Among three researchers to share the 2013 Dirac Medal, Peebles made major contributions to all areas of cosmology.
Ultrathin radios embedded directly on thin plastic sheets can be applied to walls and other structures and used as an invisible communications system inside buildings or sophisticated structural monitors for bridges and roads.
The road from university laboratory to marketplace is not easy. TAG Optics Inc. illustrates the journey that new technologies — and their inventors — take as they embark on the path to commercialization.
Former Princeton University President William G. Bowen was among 12 individuals awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Barack Obama on July 10th.
Graduate student Manu sebastian Mannoor speaks about developing nanotechnology-enabled approaches to directly integrate electronics and sensors with biological tissues and the human body.
Graduate student Ilissa Ocko speaks about contrasting features of scattering and absorbing aerosol radiative forcings and climate responses.
Princeton professors Scott Burnham and Peter Schäfer have received the University's Howard T. Behrman Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities.
Researchers have demonstrated that 3-D printing is an effective strategy for interweaving tissue with electronics.
The U.S. electric utility industry faces a critical juncture as new technology and declining prices allow a more "distributed" system of small-scale generators, renewable energy installations and energy-efficiency strategies, according to a group of high-level energy industry executives and regulators who met at Princeton University recently.
Three Princeton University students with diverse interests in computer networks, machine learning and the basic physical processes of the brain were among 15 recipients of this year's Hertz Fellowship for graduate studies in the sciences.
A collaboration of researchers in the physical and biological sciences seeks a better understanding of the physical and chemical forces that shape the emergence and behavior of cancer.
Two Princeton University research projects — a new tool for visualizing drug therapy in the brain and a method for aiding the search for planets outside our solar system — have been selected to receive grants from Princeton's Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund.
Graduate student Brian Ell speaks about his research on small RNAs as novel therapeutics for the treatment of bone metastatic cancer.
Christopher L. Eisgruber has been appointed Princeton University's 20th president.