Health & Science

Image of top of soda can
August 29, 2017 Large Image

NEW YORK and BOSTON (Aug. 29, 2017)—Federal, state, and local governments each have a role to play in protecting health. Federal and state...

Dan Jay in Boston
August 28, 2017 Large Image
The scientist—and artist—is on a mission to train graduates for today’s range of biomedical careers

Daniel Jay, new dean of the Sackler School for Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University School of Medicine, has carried around the same...

Kristen Wendell
August 22, 2017 Large Image
To help promote engineering education, Kristen Wendell is studying how teachers and students learn

It’s all well and good to talk about getting students to learn more science and engineering, preparing them for the increasingly technological...

Cyanobacterial bloom in Pamlico River, NC.(Hans W. Paerl, Ph.D., a study co-author/University of North Carolina)
August 15, 2017 Large Image
Tufts University led research predicts growth of cyanobacteria in lakes and reservoirs due to global warming

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (August 15, 2017) – Harmful algal blooms known to pose risks to human and environmental health in large freshwater...

Bess Dawson-Hughes, Sonny Ramaswamy, Pamela Starke-Reed and Chavonda Jacobs-Young at Tufts
August 15, 2017 Large Image
Head of the Agricultural Research Service lauds nutrition science work done at Tufts

A top U.S. Department of Agriculture official praised the long history of nutrition science at Tufts and said she remains hopeful that proposed...