Tufts in the News

Publication date: Monday, January 15, 2018
National Public Radio
via The Conversation
Cummings Professor Deborah Linder writes this piece on obesity in pets.
Publication date: Friday, January 12, 2018
CBS Boston
A clinical trial led by Cummings Research Professor Cheryl London studying the effects of an experimental drug treatment for dogs with cancer has shown to be successful and have the potential for human applications.
Publication date: Friday, January 12, 2018
Boston Globe
"Congress does, however, have the obligation to legislate the processes that will be used to assess, advise, and act on presidential inability, including, when needed, the informed opinions of consulting physicians," says TUSM psychiatrist Paul Summergrad in this coauthored opinion piece.
Publication date: Friday, January 12, 2018
New Scientist
Klaus Bittermann and Andrew Kemp from Earth and Ocean Sciences led a collaborative study that used statistical modelling to project sea-level changes and the effects based on the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement's two alternative temperature goals.
Publication date: Thursday, January 11, 2018
Fletcher Dean James Stavridis writes this article analyzing the Trump administration's official national security strategy.
Publication date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Time Magazine
“If we exceed the recommended daily allowance [of vitamins and nutrients], there is no indication that will increase our capacity,” says nutrition expert Alice Lichtenstein. “I haven’t seen any compelling evidence to indicate a benefit to willy-nilly drinking of supplement water.”
Publication date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Scientific American
This article profiles KinderLab Robotics, a company Child Study and Human Development Professor Marina Bers co-founded to develop robotics that teach coding to very young children.
Publication date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
New York Times
“The U.S. is about to issue a whole lot more debt in an environment where the demand for that debt is about to go down,” says Fletcher expert Daniel W. Drezner in the New York Times. “What that means is interest rates are about to go up.”
Publication date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Researchers from Friedman collaborated on a study that found defining and taxing junk food could strategically lower rates of obesity in the United States.
Publication date: Tuesday, January 9, 2018
The Conversation
TUSM psychiatrist Ronald Pies questions the role mass media has had on developing young men and boys, and the rise of sexual and gun violence in the United States.