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Tufts Microbiologist Cecilia A. Silva-Valenzuela, Ph.D., Named Pew Latin American Fellow


Tufts University microbiologist Cecilia A. Silva-Valenzuela, Ph.D., has been named one of ten Latin American Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences by The Pew Charitable Trusts. Working in Andy Camilli’s lab, she is studying the use of phages to help...
9-Jun-2016 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Tufts Engineer Earns NSF Career Award to Study Multidimensional Data Science

Shuchin Aeron, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering in Tufts University’s School of Engineering, has received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and U.S. Department of...
1-Jun-2016 2:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Veterinary Research Helps Distinguish Accidents From Abuse


Using data from criminal cases of animal abuse, researchers from Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University and the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) have demonstrated that motor vehicle accidents and...
25-May-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

21 Seniors Are First to Graduate From Tufts University’s BLAST Program

Twenty-one members of the Class of 2016 will be the first graduates of Tufts University’s Bridge to Liberal Arts Success at Tufts (BLAST), a program to support and develop undergraduates who are the first in their families to attend a four-year...
19-May-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Reveal New Target for Anti-Lymphangiogenesis Drugs


In an emerging field of research, a study in Nature Communications reveals a mechanism in the regulation of lymphangiogenesis. Scientists identified a new target for drug treatment to prevent conditions caused by lymphangiogenesis, which include...
12-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Climate and Agriculture: Changing Monsoon Patterns, More Rainfall Contribute to Lower Tea Yield in Chinese Provinces


Longer monsoon seasons with increased daily rainfall, aspects of climate change, are contributing to reduced tea yield in regions of China, with implications for crop management and harvesting strategies, according to findings by a global...
8-Apr-2016 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Few Children Get 60 Minutes of Vigorous Physical Activity Daily

Only 15% of children achieve the recommended daily average of at least 60 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and only 8% achieve the school-time recommendation of 30 minutes. Girls, compared to boys, had significantly fewer minutes of...
5-Apr-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tufts University to Collaborate with City Year to Expand Tufts’ 1+4 Bridge-Year Service Learning Program

Through an agreement with City Year, Fellows in the Tufts 1+4 Bridge-Year Service Learning program will now be able to serve in urban school districts in the U.S. Tufts 1+4 offers accepted applicants the chance to learn from a year of service...
28-Mar-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Amid Political Rhetoric, Source on Public Opinion on Religious and Ethnic Profiling

15-Jun-2016 6:05 PM EDT

Tufts University Experts Available for Comment on Presidential Primaries, Impact of Youth Voting

7-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT

Tufts University Nutrition Scientists Provide Updated MyPlate for Older Adults


Nutrition scientists from the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University in Boston with support from AARP Foundation are introducing an updated MyPlate for Older Adults icon to help older adults develop and maintain...
7-Mar-2016 9:05 AM EST

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

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