March 29, 2019
Speaking before the Federal Trade Commission’s hearing on internet competition and consumer protection, Nick Feamster said changes to the structure of the internet require new methods to measure online services. He said using speed as a benchmark is no longer the best measure.
March 27, 2019
Fish and their graceful, swift movements have been Daniel Floryan’s focus for the last few years.
March 22, 2019
Sisters Claudia and Laura Roberts, Ph.D. students in computer science at Princeton, are examining how technology affects society.
March 14, 2019
Scientists puzzled for decades over their observation that fruit fly mothers withold some of the genetic building blocks their gestating offspring need to survive. Now researchers at Princeton University have found the inhibiting mechanism, which turns out to be key to the embryo's survival.
March 13, 2019
The California Institute of Technology has bestowed its 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award on Emily A. Carter, Princeton University’s dean of engineering.
March 11, 2019
But when the Princeton Rocketry Club took on NASA’s annual challenge that has students design, build and test a tool or device to address a real space exploration challenge, they went in the opposite direction. Instead of designing a hand-like device that could take ice core samples and move instruments underwater, they designed a gripper that looks like a mini beanbag. It molds itself to an object, then air is sucked out of the device so it grabs onto and pulls whatever it’s been set to hold.
March 07, 2019
A tool recently developed by a Princeton University graduate student and his advisers allows scientists to measure the glass transition temperature, which affects polymers' properties, at the molecular level.
March 05, 2019
Widespread use of autonomous vehicles (AVs) could either massively increase or drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions depending, in large part, on public policy, according to new research from Princeton University.
March 01, 2019
As artificial intelligence advances, the questions surrounding its use have become increasingly complex. To introduce students to the challenges the technology could present and to prepare them to engage in and lead conversations about its ethical use, the Graduate School this year is offering a Professional Learning Development Cohort titled “Ethics of AI.”