A new study in Cell Reports identifies a gene important to breast development and breast cancer, providing a potential new target for drug therapies to treat aggressive types of breast cancer.
3/6/2014 12:00 PM EST
Surgical plates and screws made of silk protein may improve bone remodeling after injury and also be absorbed by the body, eliminating the need for removal. In vitro and rodent studies showed the devices to be robust, readily implanted, and easily...
3/4/2014 6:05 PM EST
If significant climate change occurs in the United States it may be necessary to change where certain foods are produced in order to meet consumer demand. In a paper published online this week in the journal Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems,...
2/28/2014 9:25 AM EST
An editorial in American Family Physician proposes a simple way for physicians to communicate to patients about the best treatments for diabetes. The “lending a hand” illustration reprioritizes treatment goals, based on research on mortality...
2/20/2014 10:00 AM EST
Tufts University and its Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service today will launch Tufts 1+4, a novel bridge year program that will offer incoming students of all economic backgrounds the opportunity to engage in a year of...
2/19/2014 10:00 AM EST
Fiorenzo G. Omenetto, Ph.D., professor of biomedical engineering at Tufts University School of Engineering and adjunct professor of physics in the School of Arts and Sciences, has been elected a fellow to the American Physical Society.
2/14/2014 5:15 PM EST
National Academy of Engineering Elects Tufts Chemical Engineer Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos as a Member
Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos's election to the NAE recognizes her contributions to clean energy technologies through her research on atomically dispersed heterogeneous metal catalysts for the efficient production of fuels and chemicals.
2/14/2014 5:00 PM EST
People living with Sjögren’s syndrome, an autoimmune disorder, appear to function at a level comparable to their healthier peers, according to a cross-sectional study published online in advance of print in Clinical Rheumatology. The study from...
2/3/2014 3:00 PM EST
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1/15/2014 10:00 AM EST
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...
7/31/2013 10:30 AM EDT
Tufts University Food Economist Available to Comment on Elimination of SNAP from U.S. House Farm Bill
7/11/2013 8:00 PM EDT
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Immigration: Expert on Evolving Policies and Public Opinion - Deborah Schildkraut, Tufts U Assoc. Prof
2/12/2013 4:50 PM EST