News: Research

Monday, Feb 22, 2021
A team of Princeton researchers found they could coat a liquid elastic on the outside of a disc and spin it to form useful, complex patterns. When spun just right, tiny spindles rise from the material as it cures. The spindles grow as the disc accelerates, forming a soft solid that resembles hairs.
Thursday, Feb 18, 2021

In research that may eventually help crops survive drought, scientists at Princeton University have uncovered a key reason that mixing material called hydrogels with soil has sometimes proven disappointing for farmers.

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2021

As any cook knows, some liquids mix well with each other, but others do not.

Monday, Jan 25, 2021
Brangwynne suspected that his two interests, biology and materials science, were more connected than his coursework suggested.
Friday, Nov 13, 2020
Plastic pollution is ubiquitous today, with microplastic particles from disposable goods found in natural environments throughout the globe, including Antarctica. But how those particles move through and accumulate in the environment is poorly understood. Now a Princeton University study has revealed the mechanism by which microplastics, like...

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