Health & Science

May 4, 2017 Large Image
Astrocytes regulate intensity of neuronal signals linked to learning and memory by sensing wakefulness

BOSTON (May 4, 2017, noon, EDT)—Neuroscientists at Tufts University School of Medicine have discovered a new signaling pathway that directly...

donkey in Morocco
April 28, 2017 Large Image
An online connection with Morocco allows Cummings School students to learn about treating donkeys, mules and horses that suffer from conditions rarely seen in the U.S.

Four fourth-year veterinary students huddled around a laptop in a seminar room at Cummings School’s Hospital for Large Animals on a chilly Friday...

child getting dental instructions from dental student
April 27, 2017 Large Image
At this Boston elementary school, cleanings, fluoride and fillings are available just down the hall, thanks to Tufts dental students

“I’m a rock star!” declares Lucy, the pint-sized patient, as she dons a pair of black-and-white oversized sunglasses and prepares to have her...

April 27, 2017 Large Image
New analysis shows areas with highest rates and counts of hep C infections in Massachusetts

BOSTON (April 27, 2017)—An innovative analysis combining geographic information systems (GIS), spatial epidemiology, and statistical modeling...

Wasps foraging on injured grape.
April 26, 2017 Large Image

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE (April 26, 2017) – Come harvest season, wine makers have grown accustomed to looking for the telltale signs of a common but...