News Releases

May 26, 2017
Drugs already approved for other uses in people help frogs survive deadly E. coli by changing their cells’ electrical charge

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (May 26, 2017, 5 a.m. EDT)—Changing the natural electrical signaling that exists in cells outside the nervous system can...

May 23, 2017
Altering bioelectric networks reveals a “hidden code” that controls the number of heads produced after injury even in normal-appearing flatworms

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (May 23, 2017) – Researchers have succeeded in permanently rewriting flatworms’ regenerative body shape by resetting...

May 15, 2017

NORTH GRAFTON, Mass., May 15, 2017 – Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, New England’s only veterinary...

Image of child holding two balls. Center of image is blurred, which is what happens when people get AMD.
May 15, 2017

BOSTON (May 15, 2017, 3 pm EDT)—A study in mice finds that development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) could be arrested by switching...

James Turrell
May 15, 2017
SMFA Medal Award Gala honoring light and space artist to include silent auction of student artwork benefitting young artists, art education

BOSTON (May 15, 2017) -- The School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University is celebrating esteemed...

May 10, 2017
Research led by Tufts University chemist sees ice crystal formation in new light

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (May 10, 2017) – More than 400 years ago, renowned mathematician and scientist Johannes Kepler speculated about the...

Isabel Beavers
May 9, 2017
Graduating and award-winning art students to display works in trio of public shows

BOSTON (May 9, 2017) -- The School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University is celebrating graduating art students across its degree...