Researchers identify a common underlying genetic basis for social behavior in dogs and humans. Co-lead authors Bridgett vonHoldt, assistant professor in EEB, and Emily Shuldiner, a 2016 Princeton alumna, worked together to pinpoint the commonalities in the genetic architecture of Williams-Beuren syndrome and canine tameness.
Sims studied the coral reefs of Bermuda and found that nitrogen from polluted groundwater inhibits coral growth, but that healthy fish populations and relatively low levels of phosphate pollution have allowed the reefs to remain stable in spite of pollution coming from the groundwater.
A pair of bald eagles in British Columbia’s Shoal Harbour Migratory Bird Sanctuary snatched up two red-tailed hawk chicks and brought them back to their nest — alive. While one hawklet became a meal, the other was fed by the eagles. “The fact that the eagles are feeding it is actually not surprising,” said Christina Riehl, a biologist at...
Twelve Princeton undergraduates will pursue internships and conduct research internationally this summer as Streicker Fellows.
Earth Day 2017 is shaping up to be one of the most politically charged in a generation.
A number of innovative research projects ranging from the sciences to the arts and engineering have been granted funding through Princeton’s Office of the Dean for Research.