Tufts in the News

Feb 16, 2015
What Alabama’s Roy Moore Got Right
Philosophy Professor Brian Epstein writes about the concept of "redefining marriage."
Jan 5, 2015
The Bloom Is On for Maple Syrup
Biologists Elizabeth Crone and Joshua M. Rapp recently published a paper looking at the link between syrup and seed production in perennial trees like sugar maples.
Dec 31, 2014
Your fast food is fatty as ever
Alice Lichtenstein and her team looked at popular items served at three national fast food chains and found that between 1996 and 2013 there were mostly small changes in calories, sodium and saturated fat content and the amounts continue push the limits of daily dietary recommendations.
Dec 23, 2014
The Real Threat to Hillary Clinton: Jim Webb
The Fletcher School's Michael Glennon has written about the US's "entrenched national security bureaucracy."

Ask the Expert

Alicia Romano, N10, a registered dietitian at the Frances Stern Nutrition Center at Tufts Medical Center, says the answer is clear
Xuân Mai Võ, J97, V02, a clinical assistant professor who teaches anatomy at Cummings School, fills us in

In Brief

Study suggests that people with a genetic predisposition to obesity might decrease their odds of it by consuming less saturated fat
Business plan competition winner led by dental school grad hopes to use virtual visits to help those far from care

Sports

The men's hockey team upset #2 Trinity to win the program's first NESCAC Quarterfinal game

The women's basketball team won its second consecutive NESCAC title on Sunday