Tufts in the News

Publication date: Friday, May 26, 2017
Smithsonian Magazine
online
Biologist Michael Levin led research on the ability of an electrical current to change the ability of cells to fight infection in tadpoles.
Publication date: Thursday, May 25, 2017
BBC News
United Kingdom
Psychologist Aniruddh Patel is quoted in this article about the discovery that more than 70 groups around the world can communicate through whistling, revealing how the human brain decodes signals.
Publication date: Thursday, May 25, 2017
VH1
This commencement roundup includes excerpts from and video of Kenya Barris's 2017 commencement address at Tufts.
Publication date: Thursday, May 25, 2017
People
This article about sustaining weight loss includes a quote from nutrition expert Susan Roberts on realistic diet plans.
Publication date: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Reuters
Nutrition expert Alice Lichtenstein is quoted on a new study from Denmark that found those who regularly ate chocolate were less likely to be diagnosed with atrial fibrillation than those who do not eat chocolate.
Publication date: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Vice
Psychologist Sam Sommers discusses the racial make-ups of juries, in this article about jury selection in Bill Cosby's criminal trial.
Publication date: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Out Sports
2017 graduate and Tufts rugby player Nick Nasser writes about his experience coming out to his friends and fellow rugby players at Tufts, and offers support to other athletes in the LGBTQ+ community.
Publication date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
The Daily Mail
New research from biologist Michael Levin's laboratory examined bioelectric currents in flatworms and their impact on regeneration.
Publication date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017
CNBC
Fletcher expert Daniel Drezner comments on President Donald Trump's first trip to Saudi Arabia.
Publication date: Monday, May 22, 2017
Time Magazine
Fletcher School Dean James Stavridis writes this op-ed outlining reasons the United States should support a 5,000-troop increase of American and NATO troops stationed in Afghanistan.

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