at Princeton
May 30, 2014
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A microscope for probing bacterial biofilms and an instrument to measure the properties of ultrathin plastics have been awarded funding through the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund, which supports projects that are risky yet have great potential. 
A series of experiments conducted by Princeton researchers has found that punishment is only satisfying to victims if the offenders change their attitude as a result of the punishment.
Overall public interest in climate change has steadily waned, researchers found. Yet, the downturn in public interest does not seem tied to any particular negative publicity such as "climategate." From our research blog, Princeton Journal Watch.
Eric Gregory, professor of religion
Our ever-growing connectedness to people around the world has necessitated a closer look at how and why we should help those in need. Eric Gregory, a professor of religion, studies our obligations to strangers in a world accessible through global markets and new media. From our annual magazine, Discovery.
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Through Oct 5
Rothko to Richter
An art exhibition featuring works from 1950 to 1990, a period of dramatic developments in abstract art. Princeton University Art Museum

June 28-Sept. 21
Lee Bontecou: Drawn Worlds
The first restrospective exhibtion by the American artist Lee Bontecou (born 1931) includes works with a welding torch and soot as drawing tool and medium. Princeton University Art Museum

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