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wooden blocks with the letters for "fake" and "fact"
March 12, 2018 Large Image
In a new Science magazine article, Kelly M. Greenhill and colleagues explore ways to curb the spread of disingenuous information

Every week it seems there are new revelations about how social media have been used to rapidly spread unverified—and often outright false—...

Tufts University campus
March 12, 2018 Large Image

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (March 12, 2018) – Tufts University will hold a Community Presentation on Wednesday, April 25, to inform community...

Dominque de Villepin at Tufts
March 8, 2018 Large Image
Former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin sees the Israeli-Palestinian conflict being subsumed by wider conflicts in the region

For decades, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been the central issue of the Middle East, seeming to defy solution. It is still a thorny issue...

March 8, 2018
Tufts’ Jessica Harney classifies athletes with disabilities for international competition, and helps bring adaptive sports to all

The Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, starting March 9, bring to the world stage extraordinary athletes competing in alpine skiing, cross-...

Cyberchase cartoon heros Jackie, Inez and Matt
March 7, 2018 Large Image
Some kids’ animated shows feature diverse characters, but too many still reinforce stereotypes, and that’s a problem, say Tufts researchers

The hype surrounding the movie Black Panther has been as hyperbolic as any feat its...