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Dean for Research Innovation Funds awarded to Julien Ayroles and Thomas Gregor, among others, for highly exploratory projects

Story by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research.  A number of innovative research projects ranging from the sciences to the arts and engineering have been granted funding through Princeton's Office of the Dean... Read more


Neurons deep in brain during learning reveal surprising level of activity

Story by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research.  It's the part of the brain that makes sure you cannot tickle yourself. The cerebellum, an apple-sized region near the base of the skull, senses that your own... Read more


Eliminating competition: Poison and mating regulate male-roundworm populations

Story by the Office of Communications.  In many species, mating comes at the steep price of an organism's life, an evolutionary process intended to regulate reproductive competition. But males of certain roundworm species have... Read more


Worms farm germs: Discovery illuminates complex natural relationships

The researchers, including Cliff Brangwynne, an assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering, reported Feb. 9 ... Read more


Han Liu named 2017 Sloan Fellow

Six Princeton University faculty members were among the 126 researchers from the United States and Canada named as 2017 Sloan Research Fellows. Awarded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the $60,000 fellowships recognize... Read more


Tarnita named ESA Early Career Fellow

Corina Tarnita, a Princeton University assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology and a Princeton Environmental Institute... Read more


Cholera bacteria infect more effectively with a simple twist of shape

The bacteria that cause the life-threatening disease cholera may initiate infection by coordinating a wave of mass shapeshifting that allows them to more effectively penetrate the intestines of their unwitting victims,... Read more


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