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Why do some mosquitoes find us irresistible, preferring to bite human hosts and spread disease with those bites, while others would rather bite another animal?
To find food, dazzle mates, escape predators and navigate diverse terrain, birds rely on their excellent color vision. “Humans are color-blind compared to birds and many other animals,” said Mary Caswell Stoddard.
The Walbridge Fund is administered by PEI, and “provides research funding to Princeton University graduate students pursuing innovative research on climate science, energy solutions, environmental policy or, more broadly, on other environmental topics.”
However, in New Jersey they’ve developed a model that keeps their products and their customers local. As the pandemic’s effects on food systems unfold, local farms offer insights for creating a resilient food future.
Photo credit: Richard Byma from By-Acre farms in Sussex County, New Jersey, tends to his Holstein herd. Neville Elder/...
Jeanne Altmann, the Eugene Higgins Professor of EEB, Emeritus, was inducted into APS’ biological sciences class. Altmann’s research deals with life history approaches to behavioral ecology and with nonexperimental research design. Most of her empirical work has focused on the baboons of Amboseli National Park, Kenya. Altmann joined the...
Princeton senior Cole Morokhovich still marvels at the possibility that his academic path may have come down to one five-minute window. Having come to Princeton with a focus on pre-medicine, he had taken most of the required courses and declared his major in chemical and biological engineering.
Teaching awards honor those graduate students who have made a significant and exceptional contribution to undergraduate teaching. The selection committee for the awards consists of the deans in Academic Affairs as well as senior staff from the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning.