Princeton offers a variety of student entrepreneurship opportunities, from formal courses to internships and clubs.
Today’s gasoline-powered internal combustion engines are sadly inefficient — only about 25 percent of the fuel’s energy is used to move the vehicle forward, with the rest lost as heat.
No longer only for the daring and decadent, tattoos have become commonplace over the last decade. According to a 2010 Pew Research study, nearly 40 percent of people ages 18-29 sport at least one region of permanently inked skin. Accompanying the increase in tattoo application has been an uptick in tattoo removal.
Invasive breast cancer strikes 1 in 8 women and causes roughly 40,000 deaths each year in the United States. About 20 percent of women with breast cancer go on to develop tumors that spread throughout body, are resistant to chemotherapy, and are often fatal.
Wastewater is naturally high in nitrogen-based compounds such as ammonium that can fuel massive algae blooms, consuming the water’s oxygen and leaving behind “dead zones.”
The use of renewable energy sources such as wind and solar is projected to continue to increase over the coming decades.
Antibiotic resistance is a growing threat to public health, and the discovery of new classes of these disease-fighting drugs has proved challenging. To address this need, Assistant Professor of Chemistry Mohammad Seyedsayamdost has developed an unconventional approach to identify new antibiotic drug candidates.
A third of all babies in the neonatal intensive care unit have lung problems. Of those, many suffer from abnormal lung development, a usually permanent condition that leads to respiratory ailments and can be fatal.
Universal Display Corporation (UDC) has revolutionized the screens of cell phones, tablets and televisions with technology that originated in the laboratories of Princeton University.