Teams code new ideas at HackPrinceton

About 450 students and enthusiasts from around the country arrived at HackPrinceton on March 30 to spend 36 hours socializing, exchanging ideas and furiously writing computer code.

Student project seeks to help those with memory loss

A student-developed program, which shows images to users tailored to their interests, is designed to assist people with memory loss.

Symposium seeks creation beyond boundaries

The Council on Science and Technology’s 2018 Symposium, Living at the Intersection, asked participants to explore collaborations at the borders of art, engineering and technology.

Swamp microbe has pollution-munching power

A bacterium discovered by Princeton researchers in a New Jersey swamp may offer a more efficient method for treating toxins found in sewage, fertilizer runoff and other forms of water pollution.

Experts call for national and corporate action to combat disinformation on social media

The business model of American social media allows foreign adversaries to exploit our open society by spreading disinformation and amplifying disagreements, turning citizens against one another, speakers said at a Princeton University forum on Saturday.

David Billington, scholar of structural art, dies at 90

David P. Billington, whose scholarship found elegance and beauty in practical works of engineering, died in Los Angeles on March 25. He was 90.

Princeton senior Fatehkia uses big data to examine global digital gender gap

While most young people use social media to be social, Princeton senior Masoomali Fatehkia is using it to advance social good.

Tiny particles, big machines

Students in the course “Laboratory Techniques in Materials Science and Engineering” are learning how to use large and sophisticated pieces of equipment to probe materials that are several times smaller than the width of a human hair.

'A million nuclear plants' in cross-section of human hair: Grad student honored for pioneering research

Matthew Edwards, a doctoral student and undergraduate alumnus in mechanical and aerospace engineering, is one of four winners of this year’s Porter Ogden Jacobus Fellowship, Princeton University’s top honor for graduate students.

Researchers use light to turn yeast into biochemical factories

Princeton researchers have used light to control genetically modified yeast and increase its output of commercially valuable chemicals. The results offer scientists a powerful new tool to probe and understand the inner working of cells.

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