Research
    at Princeton
April 30, 2013

Research updates from
Princeton University
   
Source: NASA
Two research projects — a new tool for visualizing drug therapy in the brain and a method for aiding the search for planets outside our solar system — have been awarded Princeton's Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund.
Carlos Brody. Source: Princeton University
In the Research at Princeton podcast, neuroscientist Carlos Brody talks about how the brain tallies incoming information when making decisions.

 
Image credit: PPPL
Some 360 young women from seventh to tenth grade spent the day immersed in science and technology at the Department of Energy's Princeton Plasma Physics Lab's Young Women’s Conference at Princeton University.
How the ice ages ended
and other stories on Princeton Journal Watch
 
Source: NOAA
A study of sediment cores collected from the deep ocean supports a new explanation for how glacier melting at the end of the ice ages led to the release of carbon dioxide from the ocean.

 
 
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Fri., May 3 at 5 pm
George Mitchell, former US senator and envoy to Middle East

Sun., May 5 at 3:30 pm
Princeton's Sean Wilenz to discuss American history

Fri., May 10 at 4:30 pm
Former United States Solicitor General Paul Clement to discuss the quest for freedom

Sat., June 1 from 9 am to 4 pm
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory open house

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