The path of the peanut from a snack staple to the object of bans at schools, day care centers and beyond offers important insights into how and why a rare, life-threatening food allergy can prompt far-reaching societal change, according to a Princeton University researcher.
Research News Features
Archive – July 2013
Princeton researchers have found that despite the common view that a single mutation could boost the survival of an indivudual,there are actually about five to seven mutations required. These extra mutations are termed hitchhikers because they don't appear to contribute to the enhanced fitness of the organism.
People native to low-lying areas can be naturally barred from regions such as the Tibetan Plateau, the Andes or the Himalayas by altitude sickness. This separation can potentially increase ethnic tension.
The Princeton University Board of Trustees has approved the promotions of 14 faculty members.
The Board of Trustees has approved the promotions of 15 faculty members.
Princeton students create a video to explain communication between bacteria cells.
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.
Physical activity reorganizes the brain so that its response to stress is reduced and anxiety is less likely to interfere with normal brain function.
Graduate student Manu sebastian Mannoor speaks about developing nanotechnology-enabled approaches to directly integrate electronics and sensors with biological tissues and the human body.
Professor Michael Gordin illuminates the history of science and language by exploring the overlooked, the misunderstood and the unusual.