News Releases

August 14, 2014

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. – As a report from the Obama administration warns that one in four bridges in the United States needs...

August 13, 2014

BOSTON (Wednesday, August 13, 2014) — More than 1.6 million cardiovascular-related deaths per year can be attributed to sodium...

A new modular design of bioengineered brain-like tissue exhibits life-like biochemical and electrophysical responses and offers new directions for study of brain function and injury.
August 11, 2014
Tufts model shows biochemical & electrophysiological responses; research offers new options for study of brain function, disease and trauma

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (August 11, 2014, 3 PM US Eastern Time) --The human brain remains one of the least understood organs in the human body,...

August 8, 2014
Summer Program Encourages Multicultural Students to Pursue Careers in Medicine and Science

BOSTON (August 8, 2014) — Tufts University School of Medicine today celebrated the achievements of 26 Massachusetts high school...

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...

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