Engineering and artificial intelligence combine to safeguard COVID-19 patients

Spurred by the demands of the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers at Princeton and Google are applying mechanical engineering and artificial intelligence to increase the availability and effectiveness of ventilation treatments... Read more

Cliff Brangwynne upends tradition to establish a new view of biology

It was another long day in the lab at Harvard Medical School, where Brangwynne would often work late nights, staring at cells. Sometimes he spent so much time staring at cells through the microscope... Read more

Everybody's got a hungry heart

Considering how hard the human heart works, it’s not surprising that it needs a continuous supply of fuel to run efficiently over the human lifespan. What is surprising, however, is its fuel preference and the rate at which it... Read more

Nereid Therapeutics: A new startup takes on challenges in cancer, brain diseases

A new startup company will develop therapeutics for cancer, neurodegenerative disorders and other diseases based on remarkable discoveries from the lab of Princeton University Professor ... Read more

Long-term COVID-19 containment will be shaped by strength and duration of natural, vaccine-induced immunity

Princeton researchers, including Chadi Saad-Roy, a Ph.D. candidate in Princeton's Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, report that the impact of natural and vaccine-induced... Read more

Researchers in the Murphy lab discover how worms pass down knowledge of a pathogen to their offspring

The microscopic roundworm Caenorhabditis elegans feeds on bacteria such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa. However, certain environmental conditions can cause P. aeruginosa to change in such a way that it becomes pathogenic -- that is... Read more

Kang finds keys to control the ‘driver of cancer’s aggressiveness’

“Do not erase.” “Recycle me.” “Free to a good home.” Humans post these signs to indicate whether something has value or not, whether it should be disposed of or not. Inside our cells, a sophisticated recycling system uses its... Read more

Mohamed Donia Wins Vilcek Prize

Mohamed Abou Donia received the Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science for demonstrating the potential of the human microbiome as a... Read more