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December 12, 2014
A poll suggesting that many Americans condone brutal interrogation techniques is misleading and wrong, says Tufts professor

Does the American public condone torture when the goal is to prevent terrorist attacks? News headlines reporting the results of a Pew Research...

December 11, 2014
Non-invasive CHS technology provides real-time information; Tufts University grants commercial rights to Illinois-based company

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. – New optical diagnostic technology developed at Tufts University School of Engineering promises new...

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December 10, 2014 Large Image
The second Hundred Years War started with a slew of bad decisions a century ago, and there’s no end in sight, writes Sol Gittleman

Once upon a time in a long-forgotten history course, you may have come across the phrase “Hundred Years War.” You might vaguely remember that it...

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December 9, 2014 Large Image
People with developmental disabilities often suffer from poor oral health, but at Tufts they have an ally

When Elizabeth Page, who has cerebral palsy, was a little girl, she and her younger sister Kathy went to the same dentist. Their mother, Deb...

Watch a video of Tufts alumni talking about what makes a successful entrepreneur. Video: Steffan Hacker
December 9, 2014 Video
Tufts alumni talk about the business of pursuing big ideas to solve problems

More than a dozen Tufts alumni—with experiences ranging from venture capital and startups to nonprofits—tell what it means to them to be an...