Health & Science

Woman with glasses smiling. Engineers Without Borders leader Catherine Leslie tells about the thousands of students and professionals who volunteer worldwide to build everything from water systems to energy projects.
August 21, 2019 Large Image
Engineers Without Borders leader Catherine Leslie tells a Tufts podcast about the thousands of students and professionals who volunteer worldwide to build everything from water systems to energy projects

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

Top and cross-sectional view of thread-based transistor
August 21, 2019 Large Image
Transistors and integrated circuits made from threads are combined with thread-based sensors to create fully flexible devices

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (August 21, 2019) — A team of Tufts University engineers has developed a transistor made from linen thread, enabling...

A Bernese mountain dog with only three legs walking on a beach. Clinical trials at Cummings School seek to improve the treatments and prognosis for pets—and hopefully someday children—battling osteosarcoma.
August 20, 2019 Large Image
Clinical trials at Cummings School seek to improve the treatments and prognosis for pets—and hopefully someday children—battling osteosarcoma

When Truman, a Bernese mountain dog, started limping in March 2018, his owners did not waste any time getting him to a veterinarian. Unfortunately...

A woman gesturing as she is talking. A Tufts assistant professor of emergency and critical care and anesthesia at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine explains how anesthesia works.
August 20, 2019 Video
There’s local and general—and they work very differently

The Tufts video series Ever Wonder features faculty and other experts answering questions for the...

A mosquito on skin. An expert on mosquito-borne diseases gives tips about how to stay safe from EEE and West Nile virus when outdoors.
August 20, 2019 Large Image
The rare but potentially fatal mosquito-borne virus has been detected in Massachusetts and Connecticut

A second human case of Eastern equine encephalitis virus infection this year was confirmed in Massachusetts last week, in a young Grafton man....

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