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June 21, 2017
Talloires Network Leadership Conference continues discussion among top international universities about how educational institutions can work together to shape a better world

XALAPA VERACRUZ, Mexico (June 21, 2017) – More than 280 university leaders from around the world will gather at the...

June 19, 2017
Nationwide survey of hospitals, eldercare facilities and therapy animal organizations reveals gaps in health and safety policies

GRAFTON, Mass. (June 19, 2017)—A survey of United States hospitals, eldercare facilities and therapy animal organizations revealed their health...

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June 13, 2017
$100K grant from Cummings Foundation continues Tufts University's BioSeq Program, which encourages science students to think critically about genetics

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (June 13, 2017) – Tufts University's popular Bioinformatics Inquiry through Sequencing (BioSeq) program will continue to...

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June 11, 2017

SAN DIEGO and BOSTON (June 11, 2017, 3:00 ET)—Researchers from the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University,...

Flatworms returning from five weeks in space acted differently than stay-at-home controls.
June 9, 2017
Experiments aboard International Space Station point to anatomical, behavioral and bacteriological impacts of space travel

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (June 8, 2017) – Flatworms that spent five weeks aboard the International Space Station are helping researchers led by...

June 7, 2017

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (June 7, 2017) — A group of faculty at Tufts University’s School of Arts and Sciences has received a $1 million grant...

June 7, 2017
New article says key factors in previous efforts to impose excise taxes may indicate conditions for future success

BOSTON (June 7, 2017)—Excise taxes to reduce the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages have not yet been enacted at the state or federal level...

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