Princeton University was founded in 1746 as a private university currently located in Princeton, New Jersey. Originally, the university was called College of New Jersey and located in Elizabeth, New Jersey. (no relation to the College of New Jersey located in Trenton). Today, Princeton University is rated as a research institution with approximately 7,500 undergraduate and graduate students. Princeton University is the 4th wealthiest university in the world with nearly a $16 billion endowment. Princeton is highly rated among national and universities world wide. Notable programs include, psychology, behavioral neuroscience, public and international affairs, graduate engineering and finance.
It isn't easy being green. It takes thousands of genes to build the photosynthetic machinery that plants need to harness sunlight for growth. And yet, researchers don't know exactly how these genes work.
Fruit flies make for stingy mothers, imparting only a portion of the genetic building blocks their offspring need to survive. The rest must be produced by the fertilized egg in its first few steps of growth.
A star-studded Nigerian movie about corruption—and a subsequent text-messaging campaign to combat government graft—led a record number of citizens in Nigeria to report acts of corruption, according to a study in the journal ...
Astronomers from Japan, Taiwan and Princeton University have discovered 83 quasars powered by supermassive black holes in the distant universe, from a time when the universe was less than 10 percent of its present age.
A team of Princeton ecologists took advantage of a rare opportunity to study what happens to an ecosystem when large carnivores are wiped out.
The United States and China are close to finalizing a trade deal that would roll back tariffs on at least $200 billion of the $250 billion worth of Chinese imports currently taxed by the U.S.
In the tropical jungle of Central America where predators abound, a species of cuckoo has found safety in numbers by building communal nests guarded by two or three breeding pairs.