A new book by Princeton University historian Angela Creager explains how knowledge and technology that grew out of the secret U.S.-led effort to build atomic bombs made possible important breakthroughs in medicine and biology.
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The material that protects our teeth is being tested for it's ability to protect stone monuments and statues from the harsh elements.
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.
Along with eggs, soup and rubber toys, the list of the chicken's most lasting legacies may eventually include advanced materials. The researchers report that the unusual arrangement of cells in a chicken's eye constitutes the first known biological occurrence of a potentially new state of matter known as "disordered hyperuniformity," which has been shown to have unique physical properties.
Two paintings in the American art collection at Princeton University capture the spirit of the American Revolution and the prominence of George Washington.
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 psychology professor Michael Graziano has developed a new theory of consciousness he calls the "attention schema theory" that takes a completely different approach to explaining consciousness.
Parents and nonparents have similar levels of life satisfaction once factors such as higher educational attainment, higher income, better health and religiosity are taken into account.
DarkSide-50,an experiment that began this fall in Italy, is aimed at finding dark matter, a mysterious substance known as that makes up a quarter of the universe. Researchers feel that finding this substance will solidify our understanding of how the universe formed and shed light on its ultimate fate.