Health & Science

May 11, 2017
The Department of Integrative Physiology and Pathobiology's Museum School retreat

An interdisciplinary group of some 50 faculty and postdoctoral fellows recently attended the annual research retreat of the Department of...

May 10, 2017 Large Image
Research led by Tufts University chemist sees ice crystal formation in new light

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (May 10, 2017) – More than 400 years ago, renowned mathematician and scientist Johannes Kepler speculated about the...

a white poodle
May 9, 2017 Large Image
Studies of dogs that lose their hair from cancer treatments could benefit humans, too

While it’s rare for dogs undergoing chemotherapy to lose their hair, when they do, some owners will stop treatment for their pets because they...

Aimee Shen in her Tufts University lab
May 5, 2017 Large Image
Inside Aimee Shen’s quest to eradicate one of our most common—and potentially deadly—infections

When a patient visits a doctor’s office or a hospital, they’re usually seeking relief for an ailment. But many will leave with more than just a...

May 4, 2017 Large Image
Astrocytes regulate intensity of neuronal signals linked to learning and memory by sensing wakefulness

BOSTON (May 4, 2017, noon, EDT)—Neuroscientists at Tufts University School of Medicine have discovered a new signaling pathway that directly...