Tufts in the News

Nov 30, 2018
CRISPRed Food: How Gene Editing Is Expected to Change the World's Crops--and Supermarket Shelves
Friedman School professor Tim Griffin comments on the role gene editing could play in our food system.
Nov 27, 2018
If Pyongyang Builds It, They Will Come and Pay
In this opinion piece, Fletcher’s Sung-Yoon Lee discusses why future nuclear negotiations between the United States and North Korea will continue to fail until the U.S. maximizes “the single most powerful tool it has — sustained enforcement of targeted financial sanctions” to enforce denuclearization compliance.
Nov 26, 2018
Gene Edit Claim Alarms Scientists
Professor Sheldon Krimsky voices concerns over claims that Chinese scientists have edited the genes of twin babies, making them immune to HIV. Krimsky says the scientists are “acting outside of the norms of the scientific community.”
Nov 21, 2018
Why Bigotry Is a Public Health Problem
Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry Ronald W. Pies tells why he believes that bigotry should be considered a public health problem, and how it can be addressed.

Ask the Expert

Chris Whittier, V97, research assistant professor of conservation medicine at Cummings School, explains
Sucharita Kher, assistant professor at the School of Medicine and director of the Tufts Medical Center Outpatient Pulmonary Clinic, gives the lowdown

In Brief

Tufts researchers are looking for participants in the International Weight Control Registry, which they hope will lead to insights into weight loss worldwide
The initiative offers money for sustainability-related projects on all Tufts campuses

Sports

The No. 5 Jumbos (9-0) cruised to an 88-42 victory against Emerson College in a non-conference match-up, getting points from ten different players

Sophomore Will Brady turned in a career-high 19 points and the Jumbos held off a comeback by host Framingham State for a 90-89 win