Biologists at Tufts University have succeeded in inducing one species of flatworm to grow heads and brains characteristic of another species of flatworm without altering genomic sequence. The work reveals physiological circuits as a new kind of...
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In one of the first studies of its kind, Tufts researchers show that even among Americans in their mid-70’s and older, being more active, including walking at a reasonable pace or distance, is linked to a lower risk of cardiovascular events.
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A new study from researchers at Tufts University found that coconut oil controlled the overgrowth of a fungal pathogen called Candida albicans in mice. In humans, high levels of C. albicans in the gastrointestinal tract can lead to bloodstream...
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Solving Slippery 80-Year-Old Mystery, Tufts Chemist Discovers Way to Isolate Single-Crystal Ice Surfaces
A Tufts University chemist has discovered a way to select specific surfaces of single-crystal ice for study, a long-sought breakthrough that could help researchers answer essential questions about climate and the environment.
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Most science and engineering majors don't have the flexibility to take courses outside their core technical field. The Gordon Institute at Tufts University's School of Engineering is launching a one-year M.S. in innovation & management to equip...
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Tufts University junior Khuyen G. Bui has won the 2015 Global Peter Drucker Challenge, selected from among 148 students from dozens of countries in an essay contest focused on managing oneself in the digital age. As grand prize winner, Bui will be...
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The remarkable recovery of a dog nursed back to health from the brink of death by Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University highlights the value of a simple genetic test that can help owners determine if their pets are vulnerable to...
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James Munro of Tufts University School of Medicine is a recipient of the 2015 National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator Award. Munro is using imaging of glycoproteins to investigate how Ebola and related viruses enter host cells....
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Tufts University child development expert George Scarlett recommends ways that parents can help their children and themselves navigate the holidays more successfully.
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Every year reported cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and the West Nile virus surface in communities around the country, raising concerns and questions about mosquito borne-illnesses. Despite reports that children and the elderly are at...
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Tufts University Food Economist Available to Comment on Elimination of SNAP from U.S. House Farm Bill
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