Health & Science

March 3, 2017
Systemic administration of irisin increases bone formation in mice, mimicking the beneficial effects of exercise on the skeletal system

BOSTON (March 3, 2017)—Two weeks of voluntary wheel running induces higher expression of irisin—a fat-burning hormone that is released during...

Jessica Mintz
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For this career-switcher, going to veterinary school means being able to practice tangible kindness every day

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

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...

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