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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

Studies, led by Yogesh Goyal and Granton Jindal, point way to precision therapies for common class of genetic disorders

Two Princeton University studies are opening important new windows into understanding an untreatable group of common genetic disorders known as RASopathies that are characterized by distinct facial features, developmental... Read more

Tony Capra's research highlighted in NY Times (Singh lab)

Tony Capra, former QCB trainee and computer science student of Professor Mona Singh, has his research on the evolution of the human genome highlighted in the... Read more

Scientists get their first look into how bacteria construct a slimy biofilm fortress

Princeton researchers, including senior co-author Ned Wingreen, have for the first time revealed the mechanics of how bacteria build up slimy masses, called biofilms, cell by cell, in a... Read more

Girls Can't Do Math or Science? Video and blog post by former ISC student, Lisa Einstein

Lisa Einstein, former ISC student, is currently teaching in the peace corps in Guinea as part of the Let Girls Learn Inititative.  She created a video and blog post for Scientific American for the... Read more

Biophysics Theory Postdoc Kanaka Rajan receives Scholar Award from McDonnell Foundation

Kanaka Rajan is one of eight recipients of a Scholar Award in Understanding Human Cognition, awarded by the James S. McDonnell Foundation for her proposal "... Read more

Joshua Rabinowitz receives 2016 NIH Pioneer Award

Five Princeton University researchers are among 88 scientists nationwide to receive... Read more