Health & Science

portrait of a volunteer having his facial expressions mapped
April 5, 2018 Video
A novel use of 3-D imaging might help explain Bell’s palsy, a puzzling facial paralysis

Every year, about 40,000 Americans are afflicted with Bell’s palsy, a temporary paralysis of the facial muscles that can manifest as muscle...

people dancing at Parkinson's dance therapy workshop
April 2, 2018 Large Image
At a Tufts workshop, students learned how to lead people with Parkinson’s disease in movement therapy

From getting out of bed to walking and even sitting down, we take basic movement for granted. But many people with Parkinson’s disease can’t count...

March 26, 2018 Large Image
Discoveries may lead to faster growth and higher cell densities in biological engineering applications

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (March 26, 2018)—Researchers at Tufts University have created a genetically modified yeast that can more efficiently...

March 22, 2018 Large Image
Wireless real-time monitoring could add precision to the linkage between diet and health

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (March 22, 2018) – Monitoring in real time what happens in and around our bodies can be invaluable in the context of...

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March 19, 2018 Large Image
The bachelor’s program starting this fall offers training for students in rapidly growing field

A new undergraduate degree-granting program in data science will be offered within the School of Engineering starting this fall.