Health & Science

scan from 3D model of small intestine
December 8, 2017 Large Image
Tufts researchers build a 3D model with small intestine stem cells to test the progression of intestinal diseases, including cancer

Many diseases affect the human small intestine system—from bacterial, viral and parasitic infections to cancer—but scientists trying to study how...

Winona LaDuke
December 7, 2017 Large Image
Environmentalist and activist Winona LaDuke tells conference that we need to preserve diverse crops varieties

Winona LaDuke, an environmentalist, political activist, author, and farmer, wants to “make American great again.” Her idea of when America was...

December 5, 2017 Large Image
Approach from Tufts-led researchers could lead to new diagnostic and treatment techniques for many cancers and genetic disorders

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Dec. 5, 2017) -- Understanding complex genomic rearrangements (CGRs), the culprit in the development of many types of...

December 4, 2017 Large Image
Tufts researchers provide insight on Yamanaka factors and use of stem cells to address loss of smell in mouse study

BOSTON (Dec. 4, 2017)—Researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine, led by Dr. James E. Schwob, are examining the behavior of adult stem...

November 30, 2017 Large Image
New process could lead to production of methanol or acetic acid through more energy efficient, low-cost and environmentally-friendly ways

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Nov. 30, 2017) – The direct oxidation of methane—found in natural gas—into methanol at low temperatures has long been a...