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Professor Claire Gmachl teaches a first-year physics course

Research Highlights

Princeton scholars collaborate with World Weather Attribution study
June 5, 2024

Princeton climate experts and social scientists have collaborated with World Weather Attribution on a comprehensive assessment of the impact of climate change, El Niño, and infrastructure failures on southern Brazil’s most destructive extreme weather event ever.

Chemistry’s new ssNMR instrument: “limitless” possibilities for campus researchers
May 15, 2024

Marking a watershed acquisition for Princeton’s campus, the Department of Chemistry’s new solid-state Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (ssNMR) instrument is fully installed in the basement of Frick Lab and ready for use by researchers across campus and regionally.

Mengdi Wang makes a play at decoding disease
May 10, 2024

Mengdi Wang, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering and an expert in artificial intelligence, developed a language model that treats biological sequences like text. The result, validated in wet-lab experiments, was a 33% improvement in protein-production efficiency — huge in this field.

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