Health & Science

Kristen Wendell
August 22, 2017 Large Image
To help promote engineering education, Kristen Wendell is studying how teachers and students learn

It’s all well and good to talk about getting students to learn more science and engineering, preparing them for the increasingly technological...

Cyanobacterial bloom in Pamlico River, NC.(Hans W. Paerl, Ph.D., a study co-author/University of North Carolina)
August 15, 2017 Large Image
Tufts University led research predicts growth of cyanobacteria in lakes and reservoirs due to global warming

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (August 15, 2017) – Harmful algal blooms known to pose risks to human and environmental health in large freshwater...

Bess Dawson-Hughes, Sonny Ramaswamy, Pamela Starke-Reed and Chavonda Jacobs-Young at Tufts
August 15, 2017 Large Image
Head of the Agricultural Research Service lauds nutrition science work done at Tufts

A top U.S. Department of Agriculture official praised the long history of nutrition science at Tufts and said she remains hopeful that proposed...

image of a solar eclipse
August 14, 2017 Large Image
The Aug. 21 total eclipse is the first in the continental U.S. in 38 years

The first total solar eclipse to be seen in the continental United States since 1979 will make its way across the country on Aug. 21. The path of...

bowl of oatmeal
August 10, 2017
Blood sugars may be key to optimizing weight loss approaches

What if a simple blood test could help you determine the best strategy for weight loss, before you even started? Additional analysis of a study...