The double pandemic: Health policy course pivots to address COVID-19 and systemic racism .
Heather Howard, a lecturer in public affairs, retooled her fall course “Health Care for Vulnerable Populations in the U.S.,” to give students real-time experience in addressing health disparities during the pandemic.
Engineering and artificial intelligence combine to safeguard COVID-19 patients .
Princeton engineers applied artificial intelligence to the task of monitoring and adjusting ventilators for COVID-19 patients, with the goal of easing the burden on medical workers and allowing ventilators to be deployed in areas with staffing shortages.
Chirik discovers “transformative” route to recyclable plastics .
Princeton researchers led by Paul Chirik have discovered a potentially game-changing new molecule with vast implications for making plastics that are truly recyclable. The molecule can be “zipped up” to make a new polymer for use in plastic, and then unzipped — depolymerized — back to its pristine state, ready to be used again.
Mange in Yellowstone wolves reveals insights into human scabies and conservation biology .
Researchers combined 25 years of wolf observations and samples from 408 wolves to search for patterns in genetic diversity associated with mange. They found support for the "monoculture theory": wolves with severe mange tended to have less genetic variation than wolves with mild symptoms.
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- 1896Name officially changed to Princeton University
- 1900Graduate School established
- 1969Trustees vote to admit women undergraduates
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