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Tufts Names New Director of the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging

Tufts University today named Sarah Booth, Ph.D., the new director of the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Center for Research on Aging (HNRCA) at Tufts.
14-Feb-2018 9:25 AM EST Add to Favorites

More Evidence of Link Between Severe Gum Disease and Cancer Risk

A new study adds to accumulating research that gum disease is associated with some cancer risk, reporting a 24 percent increase in the risk of cancer among participants with severe periodontitis. The highest risk was observed in cases of lung...
16-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Catalyst for Making Fuels From Shale Gas

Methane in shale gas can be turned into hydrocarbon fuels using an innovative platinum and copper alloy catalyst, according to new research led by UCL (University College London) and Tufts University.
8-Jan-2018 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Veterinary Surgeons Perform First-Known Brain Surgery to Treat Hydrocephalus in Fur Seal

A neurosurgical team at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University has successfully performed what is believed to be a first-of-its-kind brain surgery on a Northern fur seal named Ziggy Star in an attempt to address her worsening...
27-Dec-2017 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites


Tufts University School of Medicine Unveils New Anatomy Lab, Kicks Off 125th Anniversary

Tufts University School of Medicine opens new gross anatomy lab, introducing a modern, enlarged space for students to learn essential anatomical training. The lab’s opening celebration also launched the school’s 125th anniversary.
18-Dec-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Exclusive Analysis: Role of Young Voters in Alabama U.S. Senate Race

Youth turnout in yesterday’s special U.S. Senate election in Alabama is estimated to be 23 percent, according to youth vote experts from the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning & Engagement (CIRCLE), the preeminent, non-partisan...
13-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


New Process Could Be Key to Understanding Complex Rearrangements in Genome

A team led by Tufts University biologists has successfully harnessed new technology to develop an approach that could allow for rapid and precise identification of the CGRs involved in disease, cancer and disorder development, which is critical for...
5-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


When the Nose Doesn’t Know: Can Loss of Smell Be Repaired?

Researchers at Tufts are examining the behavior of stem cells within the context of aging and loss of smell. In Cell Stem Cell, they report mechanisms to regenerate adult stem cells in mice to restore smell cells: it mimics induced pluripotency, but...
4-Dec-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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