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Tufts Receives $10 Million Grant to Help Develop Cultivated Meat

A multi-institution team led by Tufts University has received a five-year, $10 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to develop meat produced not from farm animals, but from cells grown in bioreactors. It’s the first such...
4-Nov-2021 10:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Coming Soon: A New Center for Indigenous and Native Students at Tufts

A new identity center to serve Indigenous and Native American students at Tufts will open to the community later this academic year.
2-Nov-2021 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Shining a Light on U.S. Latinx Art and Artists

Adriana Zavala is a professor in the Tufts University Department of the History of Art and Architecture, and though her academic work has long focused on Mexican art, she has expanded it to include Latinx art in the U.S. Zavala is working to...
2-Nov-2021 9:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

College student voting rates skyrocketed in 2020

Voter turnout among college students jumped to 66% in the 2020 presidential election, building on the momentum swing of the 2018 midterms, according to a report released today by the Institute for Democracy & Higher Education (IDHE) at Tufts...
28-Oct-2021 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Coffee and the Effects of Climate Change

Systematic review highlights the vulnerability of coffee quality to environmental shifts associated with climate change and practices to mitigate the effects. Findings have implications for farmer livelihoods, consumer sensory experiences, and...
26-Oct-2021 9:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ranking Healthfulness of Foods from First to Worst

Food Compass, a new nutrient profiling system, rates the healthfulness of foods, beverages, and mixed meals on a score of 1-100 based on a wide range of science-based attributes. This adaptable tool aims to encourage healthier choices, spur industry...
11-Oct-2021 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Mapping the Shifting Opioid Epidemic to Aid Public Health Efforts

A new study led by Tufts researchers pools data and expertise from EMS, public health officials, and academics to analyze and map opioid-related incidents in Lowell, Mass. The study identifies areas with the highest risk of overdose and supports...
12-Oct-2021 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Tufts University Receives $25 Million Challenge Grant from Schuler Education Foundation to Increase Number of Pell Grant-Eligible Students and Students with Undocumented Status

Tufts University has received a $25 million challenge grant from the Schuler Education Foundation, co-founded by Tufts alumni Jack Schuler and his daughter, Tanya Schuler Sharman, to expand its financial aid support of low-income students, including...
28-Sep-2021 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Offshore Wind Plan Boosts Clean Energy

The 30 gigawatts of offshore wind farms that is proposed under a new Biden administration plan will be essential for curbing climate change, said Tufts expert Eric Hines. It will also be a key step in modernizing the national power grid toward more...
4-Nov-2021 11:15 AM EDT

Why Pregnant Women Should Get the COVID-19 Vaccine

Dr. Erika Werner of Tufts University School of Medicine and Tufts Medical Center on why pregnant women are more vulnerable to the virus, why she recommends the vaccine, and what she hears from her patients.
13-Oct-2021 10:20 AM EDT

Trump Administration to Roll Back Fuel Economy Standards--Tufts Public Health Expert on Air Pollution and Health Impact

2-Aug-2018 3:25 PM EDT

Assassination of Russian Diplomat in Turkey, Middle East Expert Source

19-Dec-2016 4:25 PM EST

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How "Fake News" Influences the Beliefs and Decision-Making of Individuals and Governments

14-Dec-2016 1:05 PM EST

Olympics and International Diplomacy: The Power of Sports on Diplomacy, Diplomatic Expert

11-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Doping and the Olympics: The Psychology of Cheating in Sports, Expert

11-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT

Doping and the Olympics: A Breakdown of Meldonium – the Banned Substance Often Found in Barred Athletes (Including Russians Banned From the Rio Olympics), Long-Time Pharmacology Research Expert

11-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT

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