Health & Science

Nancy Boren
February 13, 2017 Large Image
An older student with two grade school kids at home takes her first steps into the veterinary clinic—and meets Chandler, the miniature horse

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

February 9, 2017 Large Image
Honey bees are fine-tuned to know what minerals the colony may lack and proactively seek out nutrients in conjunction with the season

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE (February 9, 2017) – Despite having few taste genes, honey bees are fine-tuned to know what minerals the colony may lack and...

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...

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