Health & Science

A black and white image of a vintage camera and snapshots of people from early in the 20th century.
October 27, 2021 Large Image
From people to fine wine to TV shows, a Tell Me More podcast explores the good and bad of getting older

In this episode, we’re exploring what it means to get older, whether you’re a human or the planet Earth. We learn from a biologist who looks for...

A small piece of red mean in a lab petri dish. Tufts receives $10 million grant to help develop cultivated meat, an alternative source of sustainable protein.
October 15, 2021 Large Image
Led by David Kaplan, the multi-disciplinary effort will drive efforts to produce an alternative source of sustainable protein

As the world’s demand for protein grows, food production needs to keep pace. Now a team led by a Tufts professor has received a five-year, $10...

A cartoon depiction of a variety of foods, from fresh vegetables to mixed dishes, against a white background.
October 14, 2021 Large Image
New nutrient profiling system, most comprehensive and science-based to date, clears up confusion to benefit consumers, policymakers

A scientific team at the...

A pregnant woman receives the COVID-19 vaccine shot in her arm.
October 12, 2021 Large Image
The chair of obstetrics and gynecology at Tufts University School of Medicine shares what she hears from pregnant patients and why she encourages them to get vaccinated

On September 29, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an urgent...

October 12, 2021 Large Image
Unique research collaborative draws on public health and emergency medical services data and spatial epidemiological analyses to map opioid-related incidents, improve public health response in Lowell, Mass.

Combining emergency medical services and vital statistics data, a new study led by researchers from Tufts University School of Medicine provides a...