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Motivated to decarbonize energy systems: Jenkins speaks out on energy transitions .
Princeton faculty member Jesse Jenkins studies paths to decarbonizing the world's energy systems, and emphasizes that engagement of students is critical to the efforts.
Genes, the social environment and adolescent smoking .
Researchers at Princeton suggest that teens are influenced to smoke not only by their peers but — surprisingly — by their peers’ genes. New evidence on teen smoking behavior points to the genes of people around us, the genetics of our social environment, as significant factors in why some people take up risky behaviors, like smoking.
Princeton collaborators bring layered approach to coastal resiliency in New York City .
A team of Princeton architects, engineers and scientists led an effort to plan solutions that could protect a critical part of New York City from rising seas and intensifying storms.
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