Health & Science

mobile app on iPad and associated hardware
December 18, 2014 Large Image
Students build medical devices and apps in this class, but making them work is only half the lesson

They didn’t just get up and give a pitch, Shark Tank-style. No, this group had to have a real product—working demos of a medical device...

December 18, 2014

BOSTON − Parents of children involved in an elementary school-based community intervention to prevent obesity appear to share in in its health...

Photomicrograph of Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria (credit CDC, PHIL)
December 16, 2014

BOSTON (Dec. 16, 2014) — Extra vitamin E protected older mice from a bacterial infection that commonly causes pneumonia....

rotting lettuce looking awful
December 15, 2014
Benjamin E. Wolfe, an assistant professor of biology at Tufts, tracks down microbes for an answer

When food goes bad and starts to become pungent, it is most often due to the growth of spoilage microbes such as bacteria, yeasts and mold. Odors...

December 11, 2014 Large Image
Results can help inform a targeted public health and clinical response

BOSTON (December 11, 2014)  A new study from epidemiologists at Tufts University School of Medicine helps to...