The world's largest virtual currency,Bitcoin, continues to make headlines, but many still don't have a clue about the inner workings of Bitcoin or its influence. Princeton Professor Ed Felten explains.
The first annual Dean for Research Innovation Funds have been awarded to a group of projects that push the boundaries of research in the natural sciences, encourage research partnerships with industry, and facilitate collaborations between investigators in the arts and the sciences or engineering.
A competition showcasing University research with commercial potential, the Innovation Forum allows inventors to pitch their ideas to a panel of investors and business leaders.
Tiny and swift, viruses are hard to capture on video. Now researchers at Princeton University have achieved an unprecedented look at a virus-like particle as it tries to break into and infect a cell.
Research projects such as finding solutions to sustainably address our energy needs and developing green cement technologies represent the best of industrial-academic partnerships.
Princeton University's Intellectual Property Accelerator Fund, which supports discoveries that have significant potential for further development into products or services, has been awarded to four technologies: enhanced cybersecurity, non-scarring tattoo removal, 3-D photography and a laser-scanning device.
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory has released "Star Power," a new informational video that uses dramatic and beautiful images and thought-provoking interviews to highlight the importance of the Laboratory’s research into magnetic fusion.
A sun shade designed to account for the sun’s path within a specific geographic location can keep harmful types of ultraviolet rays away from playgrounds and gathering spots.
Four Princeton University-affiliated research projects have been awarded grants that enable them to use two of America's fastest supercomputers.
Four Princeton University professors have received the 2013 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their research careers.
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.