Health & Science

A student and a veterinary professor kneeling on the floor working on a simulation dog. Emergency care veterinarian Sean Majoy is working to ensure that police K-9s receive lifesaving care.
July 17, 2019 Large Image
After years of treating military working dogs, a Tufts emergency care veterinarian is trying to ensure that police K-9s receive the same lifesaving care

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Cultured human breast cells, which are oval-shaped and blue against a black backdrop. The cells are shown after irradiation exposure, with green spots inside the blue ovals depicting DNA damage.
July 16, 2019 Large Image

BOSTON (July 16, 2019)— A new study published in Cell Reports found that a transcription factor called Slug serves as ‘command central’ for...

CRISPR Cas9 complex in process of cutting target DNA
July 12, 2019 Large Image
Researchers used lipid nanoparticles to deliver CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing tools for potential treatment of hyperlipidemia.

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (July 12, 2019) —A research collaboration between Tufts University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences has led to the...

A bunch of cannabis leaves. From CBD to hemp history, plant chemist John de la Parra and attorney Ernest Anemone delve into all things marijuana in a Tufts podcast
July 10, 2019 Large Image
From CBD to hemp history, plant chemist John de la Parra and attorney Ernest Anemone delve into all things marijuana in a Tufts podcast

Tell Me More is a Tufts University podcast featuring brief conversations...

The cockatoo Snowball dancing on a perch with one leg in the air. A Tufts researcher found that Snowball, a parrot, creates spontaneous—and diverse—dance movements.
July 8, 2019 Video
Three takeaways from a Tufts researcher about his new study on a parrot that creates spontaneous—and diverse—dance movements

More than ten years ago, groundbreaking research by Tufts psychology professor Aniruddh Patel on a sulphur-crested cockatoo—a species of parrot—...

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