Latest Stories in 2019
Analyzing Genomic Data, Researchers Unlock History of the North African Date Palm
Jan 14, 2019
Genome analysis reveals that North African date palms are a hybrid between cultivated date palms from the Middle East and a different, wild species of palm that grows on the island of Crete and in small areas of Southern Turkey.
Fake News Shared by Very Few, But Those Over 65 More Likely to Pass on Such Stories
Jan 9, 2019
A small percentage of Americans, less than 9 percent, shared links to so-called “fake news” sites on Facebook during the 2016 presidential election campaign, but this behavior was disproportionately common among people over the age of 65.
Princeton’s Weber on the Irrationality of Decision Making and What We Can Do About It—Feb. 4 Neuroscience Lecture
Jan 3, 2019
Princeton University Professor Elke Weber will deliver “ ‘Risk as Feelings’ and ‘Perception Matters’: Assembling Human Preferences One Psychological Process at a Time,” on Mon., Feb. 4.