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Few Pathways to an Acceptable Climate Future Without Immediate Action, According to Study

A new comprehensive study of climate change has painted over 5 million pictures of humanity’s potential future, and few foretell an Earth that has not severely warmed. But with immediate action and some luck, there are pathways to a tolerable...
6-Mar-2019 3:35 PM EST Add to Favorites


Tufts University, Tufts Medical Center launch center for study of antimicrobial resistance

Tufts University and Tufts Medical Center unite decades of experience and expertise in infectious disease research and clinical care with the Tufts Center for Integrated Management of Antimicrobial Resistance to more effectively address the rise and...
7-Mar-2019 5:20 PM EST Add to Favorites


Tufts a top producer of Fulbright students in 2018-19

Tufts University is among the country's top producers of Fulbright U.S. Students once again, with 10 Tufts students earning Fulbright awards for the 2018-19 academic year to study in 10 countries. This is the sixth consecutive year that Tufts has...
13-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Hurricane Katrina’s aftermath included spike in heart disease hospitalizations

Hospitalizations for cardiovascular disease rose precipitously in Orleans and Jefferson parishes after Hurricane Katrina. The increase in rates lasted for more than one month after landfall and rates were higher among the older black population,...
31-Jan-2019 12:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Study to investigate indoor air quality in affordable housing near busy roadways

A first-of-its-kind study led by Tufts University researchers, in collaboration with Somerville officials and citizens, will measure indoor air quality and comfort in multifamily housing developments near busy roadways.
23-Jan-2019 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites


Tufts University Names Nadine Aubry as Provost

Nadine Aubry, Ph.D., who leads Northeastern University’s College of Engineering and is an internationally recognized scholar and academic innovator, will be Tufts University’s next provost and senior vice president, effective July 1, 2019, the...
22-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Racial inequality in the deployment of rooftop solar energy in the U.S.

Although the popularity of rooftop solar panels has skyrocketed because of their benefits to consumers and the environment, the deployment has predominantly occurred in white neighborhoods, even after controlling for household income and home...
10-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Brain Plasticity Restored in Adult Mice Through Targeting Specific Nerve Cell Connections

Research in mice finds a new molecular mechanism that is essential for maturation of brain function and may be used to restore plasticity in aged brains. This work targets for the first time a specific molecule acting on a single type of neuronal...
8-Jan-2019 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Tufts University, located on campuses in Boston, Medford/Somerville and Grafton, Massachusetts, and in Talloires, France, is recognized among the premier research universities in the United States. Tufts enjoys a global reputation for academic excellence and for the preparation of students as leaders in a wide range of professions. A growing number of innovative teaching and research initiatives span all Tufts campuses, and collaboration among the faculty and students in the undergraduate, graduate and professional programs across the university's schools is widely encouraged.


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