Research
    at Princeton
October 31, 2014
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In December, researchers from Princeton University and collaborating institutions will launch an instrument called SPIDER into the skies above Antarctica to study the birth of the Universe. Follow the project on the SPIDER blog.
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Researchers from Princeton University and the University of California-San Diego (UCSD) found that an immune-system protein called MHCI, or major histocompatibility complex class I, moonlights in the nervous system to help regulate the number of synapses, which transmit signals between neurons.
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A new computational model developed in the laboratory of Salvatore Torquato, a professor of chemistry at Princeton University, offers a way to probe the conditions surrounding tumor dormancy and the switch to a malignant (proliferative) state.
 

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Increasing the number of women in decision-making groups isn't necessarily enough to give them greater power, according to researchers at Princeton University and Brigham Young University.
 
 
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Tues. Nov. 4, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Trusting Human Safety to Software: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?
Planned topics include medical devices and automotive software. Friend Center Convocation Room, Princeton University

Now through Jan. 25, 2015
Nova Caesarea: A Cartographic Record of the Garden State.
An exhibition of historic maps of New Jersey.
Main Gallery, Firestone Library, 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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