Our most popular content ranged from food and nutrition to the incoming class and our new president—and having too much stuff
It’s always interesting to see what pieces make it into the top 10 most popular stories on Tufts Now—some you can predict, others less so. New president? Check. Impressive new class of undergraduates? Check. Great news for the Jumbo athletics program? Check.
But then there are some others that simply catch on: how our brains work while doing online puzzles, the potential of a targeted cancer vaccine, red meat and health.
And there’s the Tell Me More podcast from May. The topic was what to keep and what to let go. Clearly, many of us have too much stuff, and are looking for advice or validation on that count.
Enjoy the list and catch up on what you might have missed.
With a rise in applications, students admitted to Tufts for the fall are diverse and eager to make the world a better place.
Microbiome-related metabolites, blood sugar, and general inflammation appear more important than blood cholesterol or blood pressure in mediating heart disease risk associated with meat intake.
Provost and senior vice president at Johns Hopkins University, Kumar will begin as Tufts’ 14th president on July 1, 2023.
Tufts researchers devise an mRNA-based cancer vaccine delivered directly into the lymphatic system, leading to a more potent response than other cancer vaccines.
Members of the Tufts community share their favorite works of fiction and nonfiction—classics, hidden gems, and recent releases.
Food Compass, a research-driven guide by Friedman School scientists, grades ingredients—and entire meals—to steer you to better nutrition.
Understanding how deeply embedded war is in Russia’s view of itself may help us understand the invasion of Ukraine, says the Tufts author of Russia: The Story of War.
The Jumbos were the winningest sports program among more than 400 colleges and universities in Division III last year, taking home the Learfield Directors’ Cup for the first time.
A Tufts psychologist explains the appeal of the simple word game that took social media by storm.