Fertility and lifespan are governed by different biological clocks, according to Princeton's Coleen Murphy, as reported in Scientific American.
Archive – December 2011
Contrary to the ideal of a completely engaged electorate, individuals who have the least interest in a specific outcome can actually be vital to achieving a democratic consensus. These individuals dilute the influence of powerful minority factions who would otherwise dominate everyone else, according to new research published in the journal Science. A Princeton University-based research team reports Dec. 16 that this finding — based on group decision-making experiments on fish, as
In an effort to accelerate innovation in sustainable energy and environmental technology, a collaborative network known as the Princeton Energy and Environment Corporate Affiliates Program has been created at Princeton University to engage a wide range of businesses.
Princeton University alumnus Jeff Bezos, the founder and chief executive officer of Amazon.com, and alumna MacKenzie Bezos, are donating $15 million to the University to create a center in the Princeton Neuroscience Institute. The gift will establish the Bezos Center for Neural Circuit Dynamics, which will be led by institute co-director David Tank. Jeff Bezos was an electrical engineering and computer science major at the University who graduated from Princeton with highest honors an
Flash NanoPrecipitation is a technique for encapsulating therapeutic and diagnostic molecules in nanoparticles to improve treatment and monitoring of diseases including cancer and tuberculosis.
A technique for coating implants with materials to improve the interface between medical devices and the human body.
Crystalline materials with high surface conductivity for use in electronic devices that are smaller, faster, and less heat-generating than today's electronics.
BACCH(TM) 3D Sound is an audio technology that allows the listener to hear, through two ordinary speakers, a truly three-dimensional reproduction of a recorded sound field with a level of high tonal and spatial fidelity.
TUBE delivers the right pricing incentives to help Internet service providers meet the challenges of growing bandwidth demand while providing users with choices to save on their monthly bills.
Sirtuins, which have mainly been studied for effects on aging and cancer, have another important function: inhibiting virus replication during infection.
Benjamin Garcia and his colleagues have developed a method for studying epigenetic modifications by extracting and analyzing specific target genes together with regulatory proteins.
BioNano Genomics is commercializing a high-throughput platform for analyzing DNA with single-molecule sensitivity based on technology pioneered at Princeton University.
Princeton alumni and other entrepreneurs and business leaders discussed "Women in Entrepreneurship" in a panel discussion hosted by the University's Keller Center Dec. 7.
Normally used to spot where people live, satellite images of nighttime lights can help keep tabs on the diseases festering among them, too, according to new research.
Princeton University hosted its first-ever "Start-up Weekend' Nov. 11-13 to offer entrepreneurs the chance to pitch their ideas to industry leaders. Read more in the Princeton Alumni Weekly.