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

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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

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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?

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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

Tufts University Engineer Wins Air Force Grant for Ultra-High-Resolution Bio-Imaging

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Xiaocheng Jiang, assistant professor of biomedical engineering in the School of Engineering at Tufts University, has been awarded an early-career award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) for his work developing graphene-based...
28-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Price Changes for Seven Foods Could Save Thousands of Lives Per Year, Study Says

Changing the prices of seven foods, including fruits, vegetables and sugar-sweetened beverages, could reduce annual deaths from stroke, diabetes and cardiovascular disease by 3-9 percent and address disparities in the United States.
27-Nov-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Research: Americans Overwhelmingly Want Foreign Policy Supporting Gender Equality

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Most Americans strongly support a U.S. foreign policy that promotes global gender equality, according to a new survey by researchers at Tufts University. The survey also found that Americans’ support for the advancement of women and girls remains...
16-Nov-2017 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Brain Guides Body Much Sooner Than Previously Believed

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The brain plays an active and essential role much earlier than previously thought, according to new research from Tufts University scientists which shows that long before movement or other behaviors occur, the brain of an embryonic frog influences...
22-Sep-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Exclusive Analysis: College Student Voting Increased in 2016

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College and university students voted at a higher rate in 2016 than in 2012, according to a study from Tufts University’s Tisch College, which today released an analysis of the voting patterns of millions of students.
20-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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