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February 27, 2017
Ultralight web of silk nano fibers withstands load 4,000 times its weight

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (February 27, 2017) -- Researchers at Tufts University's School of Engineering have developed a new bioinspired...

February 21, 2017

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (February 21, 2017) -- Tufts University is among the country’s top producers of Fulbright scholarship winners, with 10...

February 9, 2017
Honey bees are fine-tuned to know what minerals the colony may lack and proactively seek out nutrients in conjunction with the season

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE (February 9, 2017) – Despite having few taste genes, honey bees are fine-tuned to know what minerals the colony may lack and...

February 8, 2017

BOSTON (Feb. 8, 2017)—A new study suggests that substituting whole grains for refined grains in the diet increases calorie loss by reducing...

February 8, 2017

BOSTON (Feb. 8, 2017)—In a clinical trial, adults who consumed a diet rich in whole grains rather than refined grains had modest improvements in...

February 7, 2017
Awards support food security research, evaluation of dialogue on race and ethnicity

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Feb. 7, 2017) – Two grants from the Tisch College Community...

February 1, 2017
Oral administration of viruses that specifically target cholera bacteria prevents infection and cholera-like symptoms in animal model experiments

BOSTON (Feb. 1, 2017)—Oral administration of a cocktail of three viruses, all of which specifically kill cholera bacteria, prevents infection and...

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