Research News Features
Archive – September 2011
How can scientists help the public take climate change seriously, asks Princeton's Robert Socolow in the New York Times
A giant Jupiter-like gas planet has been revealed to be the most light-thirsty object in the known universe -- a finding that may help astronomers better understand a mysterious characteristic of similar planets found outside our solar system.
Delaying kindergarten is not in your child's best interests, according to Princeton neuroscientist Sam Wang in the New York Times
Benjamin Garcia of Princeton's Department of Molecular Biology and Amit Singer of the Department of Mathematics have received the 2010 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their research careers.
The American Physical Society announced today, Sept. 26, 2011, that Professor Robert J. Cava of Princeton University will be the recipient of the 2012 James C. McGroddy Prize for New Materials sponsored by IBM.
Work on how bacteria resist antibiotics by Robert Austin's team is published in Science and featured in MIT Technology Rev
A course in the responsible conduct of research is required for all federally funded students and postdoctoral researchers in the natural sciences, mathematics, engineering and the social sciences.
A team of researchers from Princeton and New York University have unveiled a ready-made method for detecting the collision of stars with an elusive type of black hole that is on the short list of objects believed to make up dark matter.
Research by Princeton's Andrew Gallup on why we yawn is featured in the International Business Times
Dashboard-mounted smartphone "SignalGuru" helping drivers optimize fuel efficiency reported in Scientific American
Princeton research reported in the Sept. 13 issue of the journal PLoS Medicine shows for the first time that people recovering from a serious injury -- regardless of age, gender or previous health -- exhibit similar gene activity as their condition changes, which doctors can use to predict and prepare for a patient's deterioration.