- Monday, Aug 6, 2018
- Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Most people can name at least a few bones of the human body, but not many know about the cytoskeleton within our cells, let alone the “microtubules” that give it its shape. Now, a group of Princeton researchers has resolved a long-standing controversy by identifying exactly how the body creates these micron-sized filaments.
- Monday, May 14, 2018
Spend the day — or an hour — at Princeton Research Day, and you get an eclectic tour of research at Princeton University shared through presentations designed to make cutting-edge work accessible to the general public.
For Sarah-Jane Leslie, dean of the Graduate School and the Class of 1943 Professor of Philosophy, that tour included learning how engineers can learn lessons from plants; about new techniques to fight disease; and about novel ways to address the world’s energy crisis.
- Thursday, May 17, 2018
With the help of a quarter-million video game players, Princeton researchers have created and shared detailed maps of more than 1,000 neurons — and they’re just getting started.
- Friday, May 18, 2018
With a ribbon-cutting, speeches and tour of its extensive laboratory space, the formal opening of the new high-tech Princeton Innovation Center BioLabs incubator was celebrated Thursday, May 17.
A crowd of more than 100 representatives from Princeton University, the town of Plainsboro, local industries and the center's first tenant companies attended the event at the Forrestal Center in Plainsboro.
- Thursday, Jun 21, 2018
Princeton chemists have found a way to make a naturally occurring enzyme take on a new, artificial role, which has significant implications for modern chemistry, including pharmaceutical production. Their work appears in the journal Nature Chemistry.
- Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018
In an interview with ROI-NJ, Princeton University Dean for Research Pablo Debenedetti stressed the need for stable federal funding for research; detailed the rising level of corporate funding for Princeton research and the University's expanding engagement with companies, including in New Jersey; and underlined the University's support for developing the innovation ecosystem in its home state.
- Friday, Mar 16, 2018