A Princeton University-based study could prove significant in answering among the most enduring questions for ecologists: Why do species live where they do, and what are the factors that keep them there?
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The Rutgers-Princeton Center for Computational Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, which will open its doors this month, aims to improve the diagnosis of mental disorders, better predict their progression and eventually aid in developing treatments. The center, located at Rutgers Behavioral Health Care in Piscataway, brings together researchers from Princeton and Rutgers universities to apply computational modeling to the understanding of psychiatric diseases. Co-directors are Yael Niv, associate profess
Princeton University has entered into an agreement with Benefunder to offer prospective donors the opportunity to support Princeton’s faculty engaged in leading-edge research and innovation programs through Benefunder’s philanthropic “marketplace.”
David Spergel, Princeton University's Charles A. Young Professor of Astronomy on the Class of 1897 Foundation and professor of astrophysical sciences, has received NASA's Exceptional Public Service Medal for service on various NASA panels, including the NASA Advisory Council. The medal is awarded to any non-government individual for important contributions to NASA projects, programs or initiatives.
Professor Eric Wood and a team of Princeton engineers have deployed an advanced drought and flood risk monitoring program for environmentally vulnerable regions like Niger and other areas in Africa and in Latin America. The program assimilates data that are plentiful but hard to analyze for those on the ground.
In a new book, Princeton University sociologist Miguel Centeno and co-author Elaine Enriquez explore the paradox of war as tremendously destructive but also the genesis of many of society's fundamental institutions.