Tufts in the News

Publication date: Friday, September 1, 2017
New York Times
In this blog post, Helen Rasmussen from the HNRCA describes how vitamin structures in vegetables change as they are exposed to heat.
Publication date: Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Reuters
Friedman School Dean Dariush Mozaffarian comments on a study that suggests changing dietary guidelines to allow an increase in fat consumption and a decrease in carbohydrate intake.
Publication date: Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Reuters
HNRCA's Susan Roberts comments on a study that suggests dieters who lose a consistent amount of weight each week ultimately lose more weight over a longer period of time.
Publication date: Monday, August 28, 2017
Vox
Fletcher Professor Daniel Drezner was consulted by the author of this article applying political science to the popular television series "Game of Thrones."
Publication date: Monday, August 28, 2017
Washington Post
Friedman School's Parke Wilde is quoted in this article, which explores the idea that making healthy foods less expensive would increase consumption of those foods.
Publication date: Monday, August 28, 2017
WBZ-TV, CBS affiliate in Boston
The Friedman School's William Masters comments on Amazon's recent acquisition of Whole Foods: “What [Amazon] want is to be big and what Whole Foods has been is not so big. So, what I would look for is ways in which Amazon is going to make Whole Foods more accessible."
Publication date: Thursday, August 24, 2017
Boston Globe
In this op-ed, Fletcher School Dean James Stavridis says "we need the retired and active senior officers in the president’s inner circle to speak truth to power in support of our values in ways that may be deeply uncomfortable."
Publication date: Tuesday, August 22, 2017
The Conversation
Nicholas Dodman, Cummings School professor emeritus, writes this article on compatibility of pets and owners.
Publication date: Tuesday, August 22, 2017
WGBH News
Tufts environmental engineer Steven Chapra was the lead author of a study that showed the northeast region will experience the "greatest spike" in cyanobacteria, or toxic algae. This is due to higher levels of nutrients like nitrogen in the water, because of warmer climates and the growth of population, industry and architecture.
Publication date: Monday, August 21, 2017
New York Times
Sociologist Sarah Sobieraj is quoted in this article on the apparent normalization of ideas that were once widely thought to be outside the realm of acceptable behavior and speech.

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