Tufts in the News

Jan 5, 2015
The Bloom Is On for Maple Syrup
Biologists Elizabeth Crone and Joshua M. Rapp recently published a paper looking at the link between syrup and seed production in perennial trees like sugar maples.
Dec 31, 2014
Your fast food is fatty as ever
Alice Lichtenstein and her team looked at popular items served at three national fast food chains and found that between 1996 and 2013 there were mostly small changes in calories, sodium and saturated fat content and the amounts continue push the limits of daily dietary recommendations.
Dec 23, 2014
The Real Threat to Hillary Clinton: Jim Webb
The Fletcher School's Michael Glennon has written about the US's "entrenched national security bureaucracy."
Dec 22, 2014
Dubious Ties and Surrogate Markers Expand the Market for Diabetes Drugs
TUSM's Clifford Rosen is quoted on the importance of having diabetes drugs that address both glucose levels and cardiovascular risk.

Ask the Expert

Xuân Mai Võ, J97, V02, a clinical assistant professor who teaches anatomy at Cummings School, fills us in
Benjamin E. Wolfe, an assistant professor of biology at Tufts, tracks down microbes for an answer

In Brief

Research by medical student shows that online information sources are not always as comprehensive as expected
Cummings School will offer a new degree program to prepare graduates for careers in research, academia, government, biopharma and nonprofits

Sports

The Tufts men’s and women’s lacrosse teams are working with One Love Foundation, an organization that raises awareness about relationship violence

Tufts men’s squash player Elliot Kardon was named the NESCAC’s Co-Player of the week