Molecular biologist and Princeton University President Shirley M. Tilghman explains why biomedical graduate level training needs renovation. Tilghman serves as chair of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Biomedical Research Workforce Working Group.
Researchers found that the oral-facial component of human speech mirrors the rhythm, development and internal dynamics of lip smacking, a friendly back-and-forth gesture performed by primates such as chimpanzees, baboons and macaques.
Mothers living within 30 kilometers of a hurricane's path during their third trimester were 60 percent more likely to have a newborn with abnormal conditions, a Princeton study found.
A Princeton University-led team of scientists has shown how electrons moving in certain solids can behave as though they are a thousand times more massive than free electrons, yet at the same time act as speedy superconductors.
Scientists around the globe are searching for ways to store, dispose of, or prevent the formation of the greenhouse gas, which is a major driver of global climate change.
View from top (left) and side (right) of nanopillars
New research reveals that nervous system viruses, such as herpes, sabotage nerve cell and commandeer their mitochondria to spread.