Nine new technologies with promising societal or commercial applications will get a boost from a Princeton University program aimed at bridging the gap between the laboratory and the marketplace.
Research News Features
Archive – January 2013
The Lewis Center for the Arts, now celebrating its fifth anniversary, was founded on the principle that exposure to the arts, and particularly to the experience of making art, is fundamental to understanding ourselves and the world around us.
A new data archive project makes it easier for academics and the general public to access information gathered by governments and other sources about global conflicts, including those in Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan and other nations.
Nine new technologies have been awarded the University's Intellectual Property Accelerator Fund, which provides funding to bridge the gap between the laboratory and the marketplace.
At Princeton, engineering and art often intersect, creating something new and entirely unexpected.
The Princeton Neuroscience Institute (PNI) is exploring the physical underpinnings of emotions, learning, memory and other neurological functions.
Extreme financial hardship can lead to reckless borrowing even among people who know better, according to research by Eldar Shafir, Princeton's William Stewart Tod Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs, as quoted in the New York Times.
Princeton University researchers report in the journal Science that facial expressions can be ambiguous and subjective when viewed independently.
Princeton University has established a strategic partnership with Humboldt University in Berlin that will support research and teaching collaboration spanning the disciplines.
Princeton Professor Jorge Sarmiento studies the vital role Earth's oceans play in the complex biochemical process through which carbon is exchanged among water, soil and atmosphere.
This virtual 3-D walkthrough of four principal buildings uncovered during Princeton University's archaeological excavations in Cyprus is part of the Princeton Art Museum's City of Gold exhibit. The animations were created by graduate and undergraduate students under the direction of Joanna Smith, a lecturer in art and archaeology, and Szymon Rusinkiewicz, a professor of computer science.
In an article published last month in the scientific journal Nature, Bogucki and his fellow researchers explain that the presence of milk byproducts found in the pottery provides compelling evidence that farmers used the perforated pots to separate cheese curds from whey.
Three teams led by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have won major blocks of time on two of the world’s most powerful supercomputers.
Princeton University has signed a memorandum of understanding with the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC).
Two Princeton University professors were among 18 researchers nationwide recognized by the National Academy of Sciences in 2013 for their achievement in the physical, biological and social sciences.
A series of recent droughts from Australia to the United States has led some scientists to warn that global warming has already begun to increase worldwide drought. But new research from Princeton and the Australian National University in Canberra has found that this might not be the case.
Princeton mathematician Manjul Bhargava was profiled in liveMint.com.
President Obama named Princeton psychology professor Anne Treisman as one of 12 recipients of the National Medal of Science on Dec. 21, 2012. Awarded annually, the Medal recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to science and engineering. The Medal is considered the country's highest honor for scientists.