The new Princeton course “Agriculture, Human Diets and the Environment,” which debuted in spring 2018 and was taught by EEB professor Daniel Rubenstein, seeks to prepare students for a future where society will have to secure more nourishment on a planet running increasingly short on the land and resources needed to provide it.
When Princeton University senior Alana Reynolds arrived in Mozambique last June to conduct fieldwork for her thesis, she realized that she had to see elephants differently if she wanted to help protect them.
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As part of Princeton Environmental Institute's Grand Challenges program, the Climate and Energy Challenge addresses alternative energy and energy efficiency, challenges in climate dynamics, and the effects of climate change on Earth's ecosystems.
Mary Caswell Stoddard was among two Princeton University faculty members to be named a 2018 Sloan Research Fellow, along with 125 researchers from 53 colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. Awarded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the $65,000 grants recognize outstanding scientists and scholars early in...
A study by Jacqueline Leung, Andrea Graham and colleagues shows that movement of laboratory mice to a natural, farm-like environment rapidly alters their gut microbiome and immune responses, and increases their susceptibility to intestinal worm infections.
Dr. Corina Tarnita is a professor and mathematical biologist in EEB. She teaches a freshman seminar FRS 191: The Equations of Life and undergraduate Carolyne Davidson recently met with her to ask some questions about her background and career.
EEB professor Lars Hedin, EEB graduate student Mingzhen Lu and scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences led the proposal of a new theory of plant evolution.