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Undergrads exhibit semester research for “Disease Ecology, Economics and Policy”

December 19, 2017

Students in the course “Disease Ecology, Economics and Policy” gathered in the Guyot Atrium Dec. 14 to present their semester research projects on the emergence and spread of disease.

To Predict How Climate Change Will Affect Disease, Researchers Must Fuse Climate Science and Biology

September 18, 2017

To predict how climate change will affect disease, researchers need new statistical models that incorporate both climate factors and the climate-disease relationship, and account for uncertainties in both.

An immune signaling pathway for control of Yellow Fever Virus infection

August 15, 2017

Princeton researchers uncovered a critical role for a new immune signaling pathway in controlling infection by the Yellow Fever Virus (YFV).

Giant Middle East Dust Storm Caused by a Changing Climate, Not Human Conflict

January 13, 2017 ・ Matt Soniak for the Office of Engineering Communications

Researchers have determined that the massive late-summer 2015 dust storm in the Middle East was caused by a changing climate and was not attributable to the civil war in Syria, as many media outlets reported.

S.O.S. sign written in beach sand near beach waves hahaha

PEI Faculty Seminar Series Video: Lead Exposure and the Black-White Test Score Gap

February 9, 2016 ・ Igor Heifetz

We consider a new source of racial disparities in test scores: African American students’ disproportionate exposure to environmental toxins, and, in particular, lead. Using a unique individual-level dataset of children’s preschool lead levels linked with future educational outcomes for children…

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300 Million Children Breathe Highly Toxic Air, Unicef Reports

October 31, 2016 ・ Igor Heifetz

Ramanan Laxminarayan quoted in the New York Times discussing the impact of air pollution on children in India and China.

United Nations to Address Antimicrobial Resistance

August 31, 2016 ・ Melissa Policicchio for the Princeton Environmental Institute

PEI interviews PEI senior research scholar Ramanan Laxminarayan about antimicrobial resistance.

UN High-Level Meeting on Antimicrobials—What Do We Need?

July 18, 2016 ・ Ramanan Laxminarayan

Laxminarayan comments that sustainable access to effective antimicrobials is a prerequisite for achieving several United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Household Fuels Exceed Power Plants and Cars as Source of Smog in Beijing

June 27, 2016 ・ John Sullivan, Office of Engineering Communications

New research by Denise Mauzerall and colleagues indicates China could improve air quality by reducing residential emissions.