Health & Science

woman applying bug spray to a boy
June 28, 2017 Large Image
5 tips from an expert at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

Deer ticks can carry six different infections in the eastern United States, and the risk of contracting Lyme disease alone is enough reason to...

Roshaunda Moreno Kitchen, D20, gives Derrick Durham from Morehouse College a hand in the Simulation Clinic.
June 26, 2017 Large Image
A symposium brings underrepresented undergrads to the clinic to learn about life as a dental student

Bending over a rubber mannequin head in the Sim Clinic, Roshaunda Moreno Kitchen, D20, lifted an instrument from a metal tray and inserted it into...

June 26, 2017 Large Image

GRAFTON, Mass. (June 26, 2017) – Plans to create a new state-of-the-art simulation lab that provides hands-on surgical and clinical training to...

parrot talking
June 22, 2017 Video
With their physical ability to make complex sounds, parrots can imitate a range of things such as microwaves cooking, but often focus on human speech

The Tufts video series Ever Wonder features faculty and other experts answering questions for the...

a saiga antelope in Mongolia
June 21, 2017 Large Image
A Cummings School researcher is looking to wipe out a viral illness that threatens both endangered species and the livelihoods of families in the developing world

An endangered subspecies of antelope that roamed the earth at the same time as woolly mammoths now hovers on the brink of extinction as a disease...