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With funding, U.S. could double carbon captured underground

With the right public infrastructure investment, the United States could as much as double the amount of carbon dioxide emissions currently captured and stored worldwide within the next six years, according to an analysis by Princeton University researchers.

Chip ramps up artificial intelligence systems' performance

Researchers have fabricated a chip that markedly boosts the performance and efficiency of neural networks—computer algorithms modeled on the workings of the human brain.

Student teams take on complex societal problems via Tiger Challenge

Tiger Challenge guides students from across the University through a process for investigating seemingly intractable problems and designing solutions.

National Academies panel on securing the vote includes computer science professor

The National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine have released a report on vulnerabilities in the U.S. election system along with recommended steps to secure the vote.

In a tiny worm, a close-up view of where genes are working

A team at Princeton’s Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics has produced new resources for research involving the roundworm C. elegans: a comprehensive view of which genes are active in each of the four major tissues of adult worms, as well as a tool for predicting gene activity across 76 more specific cell types.

Princeton’s first AI4ALL summer program aims to diversify the field of artificial intelligence

Princeton’s inaugural AI4ALL summer program brought 32 rising 11th-graders to campus for an immersive residential camp with the aim of bringing young people from underrepresented groups into the growing field of artificial intelligence.

China's energy policy requires a strategic approach to balance goals

A team of researchers led by Princeton University investigated the environmental impacts of transitioning from coal to natural gas in China, exploring implications on air quality, carbon mitigation and water stress by the year 2020.

Class of 2022 urged to “get involved in challenges of our time”

Joining members of the engineering faculty in welcoming members of the Class of 2022, Dean Emily A. Carter told gathered students that they would make discoveries and create opportunities “that we can’t even think about today.”

Security, Privacy, Humanity

How do we build into digital devices, at the very core, safeguards of privacy, security, and fairness, so that even users with no technical background have assurances of safety and control? 

Technology and ethics intertwine in Nick Feamster’s research

For Nick Feamster and his research group at Princeton, the goal is to deliver the experiences users expect from the "internet of things" while safeguarding personal information.

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