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Researchers Rescue Embryos From Brain Defects by Re-Engineering Cellular Voltage Patterns

Tufts biologists have demonstrated for the first time that electrical patterns in developing embryos can be predicted, mapped and manipulated to prevent defects caused by harmful substances such as nicotine. The study suggests that targeting...
9-Mar-2018 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


Researchers Develop Label-Free, Non-Destructive Tools to Detect Metabolic Changes Linked to Disease

A team led by engineers at Tufts University has opened a window into the cell by developing an optical tool that can read metabolism at subcellular resolution. The researchers were able to use the method to identify specific metabolic signatures...
9-Mar-2018 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


Annual EPIIC Symposium to Feature Leading Diplomats, Scholars on the Fate of the Liberal World Order

Diplomats, scholars and activists from across the globe, including United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed, former Foreign Minister of Poland Radoslaw Sikorski, and former Canadian Justice Minister Allan Rock, will gather at Tufts...
28-Feb-2018 11:30 AM EST Add to Favorites


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

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