Research
    at Princeton
April 30, 2014
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Houses
About a third of U.S. households live from paycheck to paycheck. The research suggests that to boost the economy via stimulus payments, it may be better for the government to send checks to people at middle-class levels of income as well as those at the lowest levels. 
 
Telomeres
A new study in African American boys found that those who grew up in disadvantaged environments had shorter telomeres — DNA sequences that generally shrink with age — than their advantaged peers. 
 
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A decades-long debate over how nitrogen is removed from the ocean may now be settled by new findings from researchers at Princeton University and their collaborators at the University of Washington. From our research blog, Princeton Journal Watch.
 
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Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Sigrid Adriaenssens and her team have built a prototype sun shade designed to account for the sun’s path and provide shade without blocking breezes. From our annual magazine, Discovery.
 
Events
Free and open to the public

Mon, May 8, 4:30 pm
Art of Science
Join us for the opening reception for this year's exhibition, which explores the interplay between science and art.
Friend Center Atrium, Princeton University

Mon-Tues, May 19-20
The Totalitarian Epoch: The Fate of Law and Liberty in the 20th Century and Beyond
The conference explores how the First World War became a cradle of totalitarianism as well as of democracy.
McCormick Hall, Rm 101,
Princeton University


Through Mon, Aug 4
Water and War
An exhibition on the environment, corporate greed and consumerism by Native American artist Jaune Quick-To-See Smith. Robertson Hall Bernstein Gallery, Princeton University


Research at Princeton is a monthly newsletter publicizing discoveries made by University faculty, research staff and students. It is produced by the Office of the Dean for Research.
 
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