Health & Science

two children working together to learn to code using iPad
October 21, 2019 Large Image
The $4 million grant will launch a unique partnership between Tufts and Norfolk Public Schools to create an early childhood computer science curriculum

The U.S. Department of Education recently awarded a four-year, $4 million grant to Marina Umaschi Bers...

Cultured beef
October 21, 2019 Large Image
Cultured meat could reduce resources required in meat production, with a smaller environmental footprint relative to animal farming

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE Mass. (October 21, 2019)—A team of Tufts University-led researchers exploring the development of cultured meat found that the...

A cat on an examining table, with a veterinarian touching its side. Two veterinary cardiologists at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University taught primary care veterinarians how to use ultrasound to screen cats for heart disease.
October 17, 2019 Large Image
Training local veterinarians to use ultrasound to screen cats for heart disease could lead to earlier detection, Cummings School researchers find

Cats are very good at hiding their health problems, a survival instinct from their wild ancestors, when showing weakness made them easier prey....

Portrait of a man in a suit. Health-care pioneer Harris Berman introduced new spaces and experiences for students at Tufts School of Medicine during his time as dean.
October 16, 2019 Large Image
Health-care pioneer Harris Berman introduced new spaces and experiences for students

Tufts University School of Medicine Dean Harris Berman will step down from his post at the end of the year. The managed-care pioneer and former...

Two veterinary surgeons working on a patient, as a technician looks on. Cummings School alumni are helping veterinary students gain critical clinical skills while helping animals in need around the globe
October 16, 2019 Large Image
Cummings School alumni are helping veterinary students gain critical clinical skills while helping animals in need around the globe

The case in India was unlike any a veterinarian or veterinary student would routinely see in the United States, said Katie Holmes, V13.

The...

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