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A new book by Princeton University historian Angela Creager explains how knowledge and technology that grew out of the secret U.S.-led effort to build atomic bombs made possible important breakthroughs in medicine and biology.
Tubal ligation – or having one's "tubes tied" – is widely used to prevent unintended pregnancies. However, current Medicaid policies create roadblocks for low-income women trying to obtain the procedure, according to a Princeton University Woodrow Wilson School review.
While it may seem that judges in nonpartisan elections would be less influenced by popular majority opinion, a Princeton University-led report finds the opposite is true. On hot-button issues like the death penalty, state supreme court justices in the United States are more likely to side with the public majority sentiment, the researchers report. However, this occurs only after moneyed interest groups begin pushing for or against specific judicial stances.
Five Princeton University faculty members were among the 126 researchers from the United States and Canada named as 2014 Sloan Research Fellows.
The world's largest virtual currency,Bitcoin, continues to make headlines, but many still don't have a clue about the inner workings of Bitcoin or its influence. Princeton Professor Ed Felten explains.
A trip to India in her 20's sparked a life-long interest in the culture and people for Princeton Professor Isabel Clark-Deces, who is a professor of Anthropology and a scholar of South India.
Five to eight percent of all human-generated CO2 released into the atmosphere comes from cement factories. Claire White, an assistant professor in the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is exploring sustainable alternatives.