Health & Science

Charlotte Kuperwasser
November 25, 2015 Large Image
An innovative Tufts laboratory that brings biologists together with chemists and mathematicians is poised to yield new insights into breast cancer

The last decade has seen an explosion of new technology in the biological sciences. High-throughput genomics and advanced techniques for...

November 24, 2015
Findings shed light on role of a new kind of epigenetic signaling in evolution, could yield clues for understanding birth defects, regeneration

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (November 24, 2015)--Biologists at Tufts University have succeeded in inducing one species of flatworm...

Noah Wilson-Rich with beehive
November 23, 2015 Large Image
Urban hives can help safeguard the future of food, says a scientist and beekeeper

If you eat food, then you like bees. It’s estimated that one-third of the typical American diet depends on pollination by bees, and absent such...

illustration of a dog and people
November 20, 2015 Large Image
Animal behavior research at Tufts holds promise for better detection and treatment of the disorder

In 2011, science threw a curveball at Nicholas Dodman and Alice Moon-Fanelli. The two researchers were looking at bull terriers in hopes of...

November 19, 2015

BOSTON (November 19, 2015) — In a large prospective community-based study of older Americans, modest physical activity was associated with a lower...