Health & Science

With ScratchJr, young children (ages 5-7) learn important literacy skills as they program their own interactive stories and games.
July 30, 2014 Large Image
With New App, Young Children Learn Important Skills as They Program Stories and Games

Can children learn to code at the same age they’re learning to tie their shoes?

That’s the idea behind...

illustration of woman choosing apps from a vending machine
July 29, 2014 Large Image
There are thousands of mobile apps on the market aimed at diet and fitness. Can they really make us healthier?

We love our smartphones. Since they marched out of the corporate world and into the hands of consumers about 10 years ago, we’ve...

July 23, 2014 Large Image
Research indicates a parallel between bee hives and humans

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. – Honey bees, especially the young, are highly sensitive to temperature and to protect developing bees, adults work...

July 22, 2014

BOSTON (July 22, 2014) ─ Open a child’s lunch box and you’re likely to find that the lunches and snacks inside fall short of...

July 18, 2014
Erik Halvorsen will forge industry partnerships to support research at Tufts

Erik Halvorsen, the executive director of the Boston Children’s Hospital Technology and Innovation Development Office, will join Tufts on Aug. 4...