Tiny and swift, viruses are hard to capture on video. Now researchers at Princeton University have achieved an unprecedented look at a virus-like particle as it tries to break into and infect a cell.
Research News Features
Archive – February 2014
Along with eggs, soup and rubber toys, the list of the chicken's most lasting legacies may eventually include advanced materials. The researchers report that the unusual arrangement of cells in a chicken's eye constitutes the first known biological occurrence of a potentially new state of matter known as "disordered hyperuniformity," which has been shown to have unique physical properties.
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 Princeton University faculty members were among the 126 researchers from the United States and Canada named as 2014 Sloan Research Fellows.
Bats keep down the population of insects, which can destroy crops and spread diseases. The demise of the brown bat from White Nose Syndrome could cause a significant loss for agribusiness.
Two paintings in the American art collection at Princeton University capture the spirit of the American Revolution and the prominence of George Washington.
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.
Research projects such as finding solutions to sustainably address our energy needs and developing green cement technologies represent the best of industrial-academic partnerships.
Two Princeton University professors are among 67 new members elected to the Academy of Engineering, which is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer.
Modern agricultural practices of monoculture farming, and intensive pesticide use are causing bee populations to disappear worldwide. Without bees to pollinate crops, the crops will disappear. By growing varied crops with no pesticides, we can keep Colony Collapse Disorder at bay.