Health & Science

February 8, 2017 Large Image

BOSTON (Feb. 8, 2017)—A new study suggests that substituting whole grains for refined grains in the diet increases calorie loss by reducing...

February 8, 2017 Large Image

BOSTON (Feb. 8, 2017)—In a clinical trial, adults who consumed a diet rich in whole grains rather than refined grains had modest improvements in...

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February 6, 2017 Large Image
A new artificial intelligence system designed at Tufts makes it quicker and easier to play the piano—is it the future of education?

In a fourth-floor Tufts lab, a computer program was in the process of convincing a student that she was actually interacting with a human. It was...

resdient medical doctor with patient in clinic
February 2, 2017 Large Image
How a Tufts medical residency program is helping a small community of Haitian refugees in Lawrence, Massachusetts

Six people were seated at a table in a bright, modern room on the second floor of the public library in Lawrence, Massachusetts. For generations,...

February 1, 2017 Large Image
Oral administration of viruses that specifically target cholera bacteria prevents infection and cholera-like symptoms in animal model experiments

BOSTON (Feb. 1, 2017)—Oral administration of a cocktail of three viruses, all of which specifically kill cholera bacteria, prevents infection and...