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With ScratchJr, young children (ages 5-7) learn important literacy skills as they program their own interactive stories and games.
July 30, 2014
With New App, Young Children Learn Important Skills as They Program Stories and Games

Can children learn to code at the same age they’re learning to tie their shoes?

That’s the idea behind...

July 23, 2014
Research indicates a parallel between bee hives and humans

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. – Honey bees, especially the young, are highly sensitive to temperature and to protect developing bees, adults work...

July 22, 2014

BOSTON (July 22, 2014) ─ Open a child’s lunch box and you’re likely to find that the lunches and snacks inside fall short of...

July 9, 2014

BOSTON (July 9, 2014) — A retrospective study conducted by researchers at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine...

Photo credit: Susan Moses
June 17, 2014
Research memorial fund established in Ruby’s name

NORTH GRAFTON, Mass. (June 17, 2014)—A red-tailed hawk named Ruby captured the imagination of many Massachusetts residents who watched  Ruby and...

June 17, 2014
New mouse model shows that APC regulates proteins critical for normal learning, memory, and behavior

BOSTON (June 17, 2014, 4:00 a.m. EDT) — Autistic-like behaviors and decreased cognitive ability may be associated with disruption...

June 17, 2014

BOSTON (June 17, 2014)Sarcopenia–the significant loss of muscle mass and function that can occur as we age–is...

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