Princeton Strong (tm).com

A Deadly Shadow: Measles May Weaken Immune System Up to Three Years

  The measles virus can cause serious disease in children by temporarily suppressing their immune systems. This vulnerability was previously thought to last a month or two, however, a new study shows that children may in fact live in the immunological shadow of measles for up to three years, leaving them highly susceptible to a host of other deadly diseases. Published in the journal Science, the study, led by researchers from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, provides epidemiologic evidence that measles may throw the body into a much…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / read more »

Snowden Leaks Media Repeats

Princeton, NJ: The Center for Information Technology Policy, The Program In Law and Public Affairs, and The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, presents Snowden; Now That We Know: Law, Technology, Journalism and Policy After Snowden Conference Saturday, May 2, 2015 at The Friends Center Convocation Room.
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / read more »

MINDS for Anti-Terrorism

Princeton, NJ: The Princeton Plasma Physics Lab has created Anti-Terrorism MINDS devices to support a safer America. The Miniature Integrated Nuclear Detection System or MINDS. The system can be used to scan moving vehicles, luggage, cargo vessels, and the like for specific nuclear signatures associated with materials employed in radiological weapons. Additional information can be liked to 
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / read more »

Stellarator Physics

Princeton, NJ: Communiversity explorers experience Princeton Plasma Physics Lab's Stellarator Physics plasma tube demonstrated by Dave Gates, Head of PPPL. The bulb uses magnetic field to control current which causes plasma to omit light. Princeton Strong Photo by Stanley Brick.
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / read more »

Emergency Preparedness

Report all emergencies by dialing 9-1-1 What should I do if told to "Shelter in Place"? In certain situations when an emergency occurs so quickly that there is insufficient time to evacuate, or an evacuation would actually place more people in danger, it is necessary to "Shelter in Place". If this should occur, immediately go inside your home or the nearest structure (if you are at work or away from you home), if you have a pet get it inside too, and do the following:  Secure all doors and windows (if tape is available, tape cracks for extra protection).…
WATCH NEWS VIDEO / read more »