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Photosynthesis and engines evolved in remarkably similar ways

At first blush, these two objects couldn’t appear less alike. Yet, according to a Princeton University study published June 29 in the journal PLoS ONE, the...

People selectively remember the details of atrocities that absolve in-group members

Conversations about wartime atrocities often omit certain details. According to research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, these...

Study: Gutting of campaign finance laws enhances influence of corporations, rich

Affluent individuals and business corporations already have vastly more influence on federal government policy than average citizens, according to recently released research by Princeton...

Stressful environments genetically affect African American boys

Stressful upbringings can leave imprints on the genes of children as young as age 9, according to a study led by Princeton University and...

Weaker Gut Instinct Makes Teens Open to Risky Behavior

Making a snap decision usually means following your initial reaction -- going with your gut. That intuitive feeling sprouts from the limbic system, the...

Space Sunflower May Help Snap Pictures of Planets

A spacecraft that looks like a giant sunflower might one day be used to acquire images of Earth-like rocky planets around nearby stars. The...

It slices, it dices, and it protects the body from harm

An essential weapon in the body's fight against infection has come into sharper view. Researchers at Princeton University have discovered the 3D structure of...

Researchers find that going with the flow makes bacteria stick

In surprising new discovery, scientists show that microbes are more likely to adhere to tube walls when water is moving. In a surprising new finding,...

Tiny acts of microbe justice help reveal how nature fights freeloaders

The idea of everyone in a community pitching in is so universal that even bacteria have a system to prevent the layabouts of their...

New way to sustain high-performance fusion plasmas

A multinational team led by Chinese researchers in collaboration with U.S. and European partners has successfully demonstrated a novel technique for suppressing instabilities that...

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