Tufts in the News

Publication date: Monday, January 1, 2018
BBC World Service
Computer scientist Kathleen Fisher discusses high-tech cars' risk of getting hacked. Fisher's portion of this radio program starts around the 22-minute mark.
Publication date: Friday, December 29, 2017
Wendy Puryear from Cummings School is a guest on this radio program about how viruses impact animals.
Publication date: Friday, December 29, 2017
The Guardian
Cummings' Cailin Heinze says in this article about a California proposal that shelter dogs be fed a vegan diet that it is already difficult to formulate nutritious diets for dogs, without taking veganism into consideration.
Publication date: Friday, December 29, 2017
Dennis Steindler from the HNRCA is quoted on the brain benefits of eating chocolate.
Publication date: Thursday, December 28, 2017
CBS News
This article features an analysis of the Republican tax bill published by the Edward R. Murrow Center for a Digital World at The Fletcher School. According to the analysis, the tax overhaul will make it more difficult to make badly needed infrastructure repairs.
Publication date: Thursday, December 28, 2017
United Press International
Cummings neurosurgeon Ane Uriarte led the team that performed the first-of-its-kind brain surgery to treat hydrocephalus in a Northern fur seal. Ziggy, the fur seal that underwent the surgery, is recovering at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut.
Publication date: Wednesday, December 27, 2017
TUSM neurologist Jamie Maguire co-authored a study that identified a protein linked to postpartum depression in mice.
Publication date: Sunday, December 24, 2017
New York Times
Political scientist Eitan Hersh says that voter ID laws may swing very close elections, but that their overall impact to suppress voter turnout and sway elections has been overstated.
Publication date: Sunday, December 24, 2017
The Atlantic
Elizabeth Prodromou, visiting professor at The Fletcher School, discusses the foreign policy strategy of the Trump administration in this year-in-review piece.
Publication date: Friday, December 22, 2017
Boston Herald
“This is just a general threat to show to his base that he is putting America first because I can’t really think he’s going to influence the policies of most of the countries he’s talking to,” says Fletcher Professor Jeswald Salacuse on President Donald Trump's recent actions at the United Nations.