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Image of sample foods with fiber
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...

Aerial shot of one of the solar panel installations at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University.
June 5, 2017

GRAFTON, Mass. (June 5, 2017)—Two new solar installations at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University will generate 40 percent...

June 2, 2017
New study adds to knowledge about natural forms of vitamin K in dietary sources, their appreciable presence in commonly consumed foods

BOSTON (June 2, 2017)—Vitamin K, with its multiple forms, is among the lesser known nutrients. Now, new research from scientists at the Jean Mayer...

Child reads aloud to therapy dog. (Tufts University)
May 31, 2017

GRAFTON, Mass. (May 31, 2017)—Second-grade students who read aloud to dogs in an afterschool program demonstrated improved attitudes about reading...

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