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Article ID: 695995

Quality of diet still poor for SNAP participants

Tufts University

A new Food-PRICE study finds persistent nutritional disparities within the food choices of those receiving assistance under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) compared to those not receiving SNAP assistance.

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High Food Insecurity Found in a Sample of Adults on Probation in Rhode Island

Tufts University

A new study led by public health researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine reports significant food insecurity for adults on probation in Rhode Island. Nearly three-quarters of the participants experienced food insecurity over a 30-day period, with almost half having very low food security.

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Consumers’ Food Choices Can Help Reduce Greenhouse Emissions Contributing to Climate Change

Tufts University

Changes in diet have been proposed as a way to reduce carbon emissions from the food system. A new study provides the latest and most comprehensive estimate of greenhouse gas emissions generated by U.S. consumer food purchases, and assesses how those choices could affect diet and climate change.

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Tufts School of Dental Medicine marks 150 years of education, training and research

Tufts University

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine is celebrating 150 years of comprehensive dental education, pioneering research, and a commitment to serving patients and communities. The anniversary will culminate in a gala at the Museum of Science, Boston on September 28.

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Bees Adjust to Seasons with Nutrients in Flowers and ‘Dirty Water’

Tufts University

Researchers discovered that honey bees alter their diet by the season. A spike in calcium consumption in the fall, and high intake of potassium, help prepare the bees for colder months when they likely need those minerals to generate warmth. Limitations in nutrient availability can have implications for the health of both managed and wild colonies.

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Article ID: 694911

Researchers Devise More Effective Location Awareness for the Internet-of-(Many)-Things

Tufts University

Anticipating a critical strain on the ability of 5G networks to keep track of a projected 50 billion connected devices by 2020, engineers at Tufts University have come up with an improved algorithm for localizing and tracking these products that distributes the task among the devices themselves.

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Early Life Trauma in Men Associated with Reduced Levels of Sperm MicroRNAs

Tufts University

Exposure to early life trauma can elevate risk for poor physical and mental health in individuals and their children. A new epigenetics study in both men and mice posits that some of the vulnerability in children may derive from stress-associated reductions in microRNAs in their father’s sperm.

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Science Diplomacy Center Expands Reach After a Year of Connecting Policymakers and Scientists

Tufts University

Arriving at a critical time in global governance and foreign affairs, the Science Diplomacy Center at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University capped its first year working to bridge the gap between policymakers and the scientific community as a way to contribute to informed decision-making across borders.

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