Research also supports the theoretical construct of the bee hive as a superorganism—an entity in which its many members carry out specialized and vital functions to keep the whole functioning as a unit.
23-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT
Open a child’s lunch box and you’re likely to find that the lunches and snacks inside fall short of federal guidelines, report researchers from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University.
22-Jul-2014 9:00 AM EDT
A study from researchers at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine reports that among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the likelihood of having cavities decreased as the number of years receiving dental care increased....
9-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Researchers at Tufts University identify a muscle-building mechanism that could be important in addressing sarcopenia, the significant loss of muscle mass and function that can occur as we age.
17-Jun-2014 9:00 AM EDT
Tufts Wildlife Clinic has established the Ruby Memorial Research Fund to monitor the health effects of rodenticides on birds of prey.
17-Jun-2014 7:00 AM EDT
A new mouse model developed by researchers at Tufts University demonstrates that learning impairments and autistic-like behaviors can be caused by loss of the APC gene in the developing brain, demonstrating that APC regulates critical pathways that...
11-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT
Researchers from Tufts have gained new insight into a protein associated with bipolar disorder. The study, published in the June 3 issue of Science Signaling, reveals that calcium channels in resting neurons activate the breakdown of Sp4, which...
11-Jun-2014 8:00 AM EDT
In a new study, researchers from the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University associate a person’s genetic risk for obesity with Body Mass Index (BMI), and show that saturated fat intake may influence the...
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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...
31-Jul-2013 10:30 AM EDT
Tufts University Food Economist Available to Comment on Elimination of SNAP from U.S. House Farm Bill
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