Health & Science

October 20, 2010
Unique Relationship Observed Between Grain Intake and Visceral Adipose Tissue

BOSTON — People who consume several servings of whole grains per day while limiting daily intake of refined grains appear to have less of a...

October 19, 2010
Newly Discovered "Instructor Cells" Can Deliver Deadly Directions

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. -- Biologists at Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences have discovered that a change in...

October 1, 2010
New technique could help scientists discover potential new drugs for cancer

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. -- Researchers from the Tufts University School of Engineering and  collaborators from MIT  have now...

September 28, 2010
New Drug Treatment Triggers Sodium Ions to Regrow Nerves and Muscle; Could Extend Treatment Window for Acute Injuries

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. -- Sodium gets a bad rap for contributing to hypertension and cardiovascular disease.  Now biologists...

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The Chemistry Organized Outreach Program, led by Professor David Walt, aims to get high school students psyched about science

The eight students paired off in a Tufts chemistry lab, conducting an experiment to determine whether the soy in certain food products had been...