Health & Science

Omura’s whales in 2013
November 29, 2016 Large Image
How Salvatore Cerchio, A85, hit the scientific jackpot

One evening in November 2013, the noted whale researcher Salvatore Cerchio sat down to dinner with his team of scientists on Nosy Iranja, a small...

November 24, 2016 Video
Learning by taking practice tests, a strategy known as retrieval practice, can protect memory against the negative effects of stress

(MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass., Nov. 24, 2016)—Learning by taking practice tests, a strategy known as retrieval practice, can protect memory against...

November 21, 2016 Large Image
Diane Souvaine Named a Fellow at the World’s Largest Scientific Society

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Massachusetts (November 21, 2016) — Diane Souvaine, Ph.D., a professor of computer science at Tufts University, has been named...

November 18, 2016 Large Image
Network of clinics in Massachusetts provides oral health care to more than 7,000 patients with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities

BOSTON (November 18, 2016)—At an awards luncheon today, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine celebrates the 40th...

A tiny suspicious lesion in the liver
November 17, 2016 Large Image
Sharper imaging would promote earlier diagnosis of malignancies

A common chemical element embedded in a tiny bubble of fat has the potential to advance cancer imaging. In a study of pet dogs that were biopsied...

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