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

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...
21-May-2018 5:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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...
17-May-2018 8:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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...
17-May-2018 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Tufts University and BioLabs Open Coworking Laboratory Space for Life Sciences Innovators

Tufts University and BioLabs announce the opening of Tufts Launchpad | BioLabs, a fully equipped, supported and permitted biotech facility supporting high-potential, early-stage life sciences startup ventures in the Boston area. Resident companies...
15-May-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Gut Check: Metabolites Shed by Intestinal Microbiota Keep Inflammation at Bay

Researchers discover how “good” intestinal bacteria can help protect us from inflammation, and how their disruption can increase susceptibility of the liver to more harmful forms of disease. Their study identified two metabolites from the...
3-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Fungal Highways on Cheese Rinds Influence Food Safety, Ripeness

Bacteria traveling along "fungal highways" on cheese rinds can spread more quickly and ruin quality or cause foodborne illnesses, but cheesemakers could manipulate the same highways to help cheese mature faster and taste better, according to new...
25-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Telling Job Seekers How Many Other People Have Applied Increases Applications, Could Boost Diversity

Telling job applicants how many people applied for a job on LinkedIn – regardless of whether the number of applicants was high or low – increased the number of applications, a finding that could help companies that are seeking more diverse...
23-Apr-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Leptin’s Neural Circuit Identified

Scientists identified a neural circuit in the hypothalamus as the primary mechanism mediating the hormone leptin’s anti-obesity and anti-diabetes effects and found two mechanisms underlying leptin’s inhibition of appetite. The work in mice...
18-Apr-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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