Health & Science

example of imaging of a cancer cell
September 26, 2017 Large Image
A patented new technique discovered by Tufts engineers speeds up imaging of biological specimens and high-tech materials

Tufts researchers have discovered a new, faster way to image materials at the nano level, an advance that could speed the detection of cancer and...

Research in frogs shows that the brain shapes normal development very early in embryogenesis.
September 25, 2017 Large Image
Scientists demonstrate, and then rescue, muscle and nerve defects caused by removing brains of day-old frog embryos; reveal earliest known example of brain-body interface

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Sept. 25, 2017) —The brain plays an active and essential role much earlier than previously thought, according to new...

soy milk and soybeans
September 25, 2017 Large Image
Alicia Romano, N10, a registered dietitian at the Frances Stern Nutrition Center at Tufts Medical Center, explains

Cow’s milk is naturally rich in protein, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, riboflavin and vitamin B-12. It is also a valuable source of vitamins D...

Tufts students in the classroom. (Alonso Nichols/Tufts University)
September 20, 2017 Large Image
McDonnell Family Foundation gift will enable Tufts to establish new institute focused on learning and instruction

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (September 20, 2017) — Tufts University will elevate its standing as a national leader in improving student learning...

Michael Levin and Tom Skalak at Tufts
September 20, 2017 Large Image
Panel at the Allen Discovery Center inaugural symposium spoke of what is possible to know and do

Capping a day full of scientific talks at the inaugural symposium...