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August 27, 2014
Jump rope champ, hot sauce entrepreneur, medical device inventor among new Jumbos

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass.Tufts University’s Class of 2018  represents the most selective admissions cycle ever...

August 26, 2014
Most Selective Class in Tufts’ History Boasts Unconventional Talent

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. –Tufts University welcomes the class of 2018 and the 1,352 first year students selected from Tufts’...

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...