Health & Science

Alexa Ortiz
March 2, 2017 Large Image
Switching rotations can be jarring, but it also brings a dawning realization to this veterinary student

In this series, students from Cummings School’s Class of 2017 tell us about the excitement, anxiety and pride of beginning their...

March 1, 2017 Large Image
Interventions that alter food prices can improve people’s diets, leading to more healthy choices and fewer unhealthy choices

BOSTON (March 1, 2017)—A new systematic review and meta-analysis finds that lowering the cost of healthy foods significantly increases their...

February 27, 2017 Large Image
Ultralight web of silk nano fibers withstands load 4,000 times its weight

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (February 27, 2017) -- Researchers at Tufts University's School of Engineering have developed a new bioinspired...

Cynthia Duerr
February 27, 2017 Large Image
After being banished 50 years ago, screwworms invade the Keys and threaten an endangered species of deer

A flesh-eating parasite that has re-emerged in the United States after more than a half-century has killed a fifth of the endangered Key deer on...

February 27, 2017

BOSTON (Feb. 27, 2017)—Heart disease is the leading cause of death for Black/African American women in the US and more Black/African American...