Health & Science

An illustration of scientific instruments and an atom. Tufts University will become a member of the Association of American Universities
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The university will become a member of the Association of American Universities

Tufts University has been selected to join the Association of American Universities (AAU), a consortium of...

Ida Weiss behind the wheel in a Chevy Volt. Tufts engineering students are in the driver’s seat in a study on how exhaust generated by jet traffic at Logan Airport may be impacting the air local people breathe
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Tufts engineering students are in the driver’s seat in a study of how exhaust generated by jet traffic at Logan Airport may be impacting the air local people breathe

Ida Weiss, E21, and Tyler Tatro, E21, have driven a seven-mile route around Greater Boston so many times in the last year that they long ago lost...

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Misfiring neurons in specific regions of the bird brain leads to stuttering patterns, and provides a model to explore treatments to restore normal speech

Speech problems such as stammering or stuttering plague millions of people worldwide, including 3 million Americans. President Biden himself...

A small box on wheels with a germicidal lamp fixture at the top, in an office setting. A Tufts team creates a better and cheaper ultraviolet C light device for disinfecting indoor spaces of the COVID virus.
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Inspired by a hospital stay, a Tufts team creates a better and cheaper ultraviolet C light device for indoor spaces

When Matthias Scheutz found himself waiting in a makeshift COVID-19 exam room at a Bloomington, Ind., hospital, in March 2020 with symptoms of the...

Two men drag white flags though the undergrowth of a forest, dragging for ticks. Tufts University researchers have made it a goal to eradicate Lyme disease by 2030.
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For years, Tufts researchers have been on the cutting edge of investigating and treating the mysterious illness known as Lyme disease. Now, a new initiative seeks to eradicate the disease once and for all.

As people weary of being cooped up during a pandemic winter look forward to a summer outside, residents across the northeastern United States are...

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