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A Link between DNA Transcription and Disease Causing Expansions Which Lead to Hereditary Disorders

Scientists have believed that the lengthening of those repeats occur during DNA replication when cells divide or when the cellular DNA repair machinery gets activated. Recently, however, Tufts University researchers have traced expansive repeats to...
25-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

University of Minnesota, Tufts University Part of Global Workforce Development Against Emerging Pandemic Threats

Under a new five-year award of up to $50 million, the University of Minnesota and Tufts University will be part of an international partnership of universities to strengthen global workforce development against emerging pandemic threats. Called One...
24-Nov-2014 2:00 PM EST

New Computer Model Predicts Gut Metabolites to Better Understand Gastrointestinal Disease

Tufts University School of Engineering researchers and collaborators from Texas A&M University have published the first research to use computational modeling to predict and identify the metabolic products of gastrointestinal (GI) tract...
19-Nov-2014 2:00 PM EST

Strong Bonds with Pets May Help Foster Resiliency in Military-Connected Children

Developing resiliency has important benefits for children, especially those from military families faced with significant challenges such as parental deployment and frequent moves. New Tufts University research published online in Applied...
29-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Tufts 1+4 Bridge-Year Service Learning Program Selects Service Organizations, Receives Major Gift


Tufts University's Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service today announced milestones in its new 1+4 Bridge-Year Service Learning Program, including the domestic and international locations where the first students in this...
7-Oct-2014 9:00 AM EDT

To Improve Oral Health of Adults with Developmental Disabilities, Improve Support for Caregivers


The first large-scale study in the U.S. to investigate at-home oral care for adults with developmental disabilities suggests that future policy initiatives should focus on improving sources of support for caregivers, in addition to addressing access...
30-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

The White House and Tufts University’s Tisch College to Convene Civic Learning and National Service Summit in October

In collaboration with the White House, Tufts University’s Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service will convene higher education leaders to examine the important topics of civic engagement and active citizenship at a Civic...
15-Sep-2014 2:25 PM EDT

Taxes and Subsidies Could Encourage Healthier Diet and Lower Healthcare Costs

In a Viewpoint published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, a team of Tufts University and Harvard University researchers call for the implementation of taxes and subsidies to improve dietary quality in the United States.
29-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Our Experts on Newswise

Ebola is a Nutrition Crisis Too, Tufts University Expert says

9-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Take Care of Your Gums During Pregnancy

1-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Children Exposed to Second-Hand Smoke at Higher Risk of Tooth Decay

6-Feb-2014 3:00 PM EST

The Farm Bill and Food Assistance; Tufts University Expert Available to Comment

15-Jan-2014 10:00 AM EST

Seven Ways Parents Can Manage Holiday Stress, from Tufts Child Development Expert

Tufts University child development expert George Scarlett recommends ways that parents can help their children and themselves navigate the holidays more successfully.
10-Dec-2013 11:00 AM EST

Expert on Youth Risk Reduction Available to Talk About Family Meals

27-Aug-2013 1:40 PM EDT

Simple Precautions Can Help Ward Off EEE, West Nile

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

11-Jul-2013 8:00 PM EDT

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