As a report from the Obama administration warns that one in four bridges in the United States needs significant repair or cannot handle automobile traffic, Tufts University engineers are employing wireless sensors and flying robots that could have...
15-Aug-2014 12:00 AM EDT
More than 1.6M cardiovascular-related deaths per year can be attributed to sodium consumption above the WHO’s recommendation of 2.0 g per day, researchers have found in a new analysis of populations across 187 countries, to be published in the...
8-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT
Researchers report the first complex 3D model made of brain-like cortical tissue that exhibits biochemical and electrophysiological response and functions in vitro for months. The engineered tissue model uses a porous silk-scaffold, collagen gel...
6-Aug-2014 5:00 PM EDT
ScratchJr, a free iPad app, is being released this week by researchers at the MIT Media Lab, Tufts University, and Playful Invention Company (PICO).
With ScratchJr (scratchjr.org), children ages five to seven can program their own interactive...
30-Jul-2014 8:45 AM EDT
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
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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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