Health & Science

sandwich with nutrition facts label
May 27, 2016 Large Image
Who measures all those nutrients in what we eat, anyway?

Next time you’re in the supermarket checking out the nutrition facts panel on a product or entering what you ate for lunch into a fitness app, you...

a sleeping child
May 26, 2016 Video
For starters, it lets the brain do its work for learning and creating memories

The Tufts Now video series Ever Wonder features faculty and other experts answering questions...

May 25, 2016 Large Image
Researchers at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University Find Different Injury Patterns in Abused Animals and Animals Hit by Cars

NORTH GRAFTON, Mass. (May 25, 2016) – A veterinarian sees a canine patient with severe rib and head injuries whose cause of...

corn field near harvest time
May 24, 2016 Large Image
The evidence is that they are safe, but other crop-breeding methods are important, too, says science panel

In a new report, a group of nationally eminent scientists say that genetically modified foods are safe to eat, but they also note that it has...

Diane Souvaine
May 24, 2016
Tufts’ vice provost for research says she’ll work to advance the country’s scientific enterprise

Diane Souvaine, the vice provost for research at Tufts, has been elected vice chair of the National Science Board, the governing body of the...