Research
    at Princeton
June 28, 2013

Research updates from
Princeton University
   
Power Line (Source Creative Commons)
Systems such as a beating heart or a power grid that depend on the synchronized movement of their parts could fall prey to an invisible and chaotic tug-of-war known as a "chimera."
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Data on births, deaths, insurance claims and other records are helping economist Janet Currie tackle big questions about child health.
 
Bone Fragments
Researchers have identified a benign bone tumor in the rib of a young Neandertal who lived about 120,000 years ago.
 
 
The figure above shows the various depths (in meters) that animals migrate to during the day to escape predators.
Small fish and plankton carry oxygen to sea depths, serving a crucial and underappreciated role in ocean chemistry on a global scale.

More from the Princeton Journal Watch blog.
 
 
Events
Free and Open to the Public

Through August 2013 at the Princeton University Library
Treasures of American history

Through August 2013 at the Friend Center Engineering Library
Exhibition celebrates, examines German thin-shell structures

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