Tufts in the News

Nov 8, 2019
If the Camembert Is Made in Boston, Is It Still Camembert?
Assistant professor of biology Benjamin Wolfe discusses his work with wild strains of fungi that can quickly evolve into domesticated ones for use in food production, including Penicillium camemberti, the mold that creates Camembert cheese.
Nov 5, 2019
Tufts Student May Have Found Secret Message in 'Paradise Lost'
During her senior year at Tufts, recent alum Miranda Phaal discovered a previously unidentified acrostic—a word or message created from the first letter of a sequence of lines in a poem—in John Milton’s Paradise Lost.
Nov 5, 2019
More Than 11,000 Scientists from Around the World Declare a 'Climate Emergency'
Fletcher Professor of International Environmental Policy Emeritus William Moomaw co-wrote a new study on the climate emergency, saying “scientists, and in particular those that are studying what is happening in a changed climate, have become most alarmed at how rapidly these changes are taking place and the urgency of needing to take far more drastic action.”
Nov 4, 2019
A New Approach to Gene Therapy--Now in Dogs, Maybe Later in Humans
A new gene therapy is being evaluated in a clinical trial at Cummings School and could help dogs with mitral valve disease.

Ask the Expert

Seizures are a lot like what happens when a car’s brake pedal doesn’t work anymore, says Tufts expert
Cummings School Professor Sam Telford, an expert on infections spread by mosquitoes and ticks, explains

In Brief

Scientists from several Boston-area universities and hospitals to take part
Fletcher graduate Liz Kerton connects tech startups with established companies to bring new ideas to the global market

Sports

The Jumbos face Williams College in Grantham, Pennsylvania on November 23 after beating SUNY Cortland and The College of New Jersey in NCAA action

Senior co-captain Tanner Jameson scored his first collegiate goal with 34 seconds left in regulation to send the Jumbos to the NCAA Sweet 16 with a 2-1 victory against WPI on November 17