Health & Science

baby owl in towel
June 14, 2017 Large Image
Jessica Zorge, the wildlife program assistant at Tufts Wildlife Clinic who handles calls from the public during wild baby season, responds

For starters, it’s important that you don’t rush to help every baby animal. Young animals often appear to be abandoned, but that’s usually because...

Lab work
June 13, 2017 Large Image
$100K grant from Cummings Foundation continues Tufts University's BioSeq Program, which encourages science students to think critically about genetics

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (June 13, 2017) – Tufts University's popular Bioinformatics Inquiry through Sequencing (BioSeq) program will continue to...

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June 11, 2017

SAN DIEGO and BOSTON (June 11, 2017, 3:00 ET)—Researchers from the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University,...

Flatworms returning from five weeks in space acted differently than stay-at-home controls.
June 9, 2017 Large Image
Experiments aboard International Space Station point to anatomical, behavioral and bacteriological impacts of space travel

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (June 8, 2017) – Flatworms that spent five weeks aboard the International Space Station are helping researchers led by...

June 7, 2017 Large Image

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (June 7, 2017) — A group of faculty at Tufts University’s School of Arts and Sciences has received a $1 million grant...