Health & Science

A health care worker prepares to give a vaccination shot. A new Tufts study looked at the change in people’s attitudes toward the COVID-19 vaccine over the first few months of the year.
September 14, 2021 Large Image
A new study paints an evolving picture of vaccination acceptance and hesitancy

Vaccination behavior and attitudes among adults changed in the early months of this year, with more people reporting they intended to get...

Mathematics equations on a blackboard. A summer program at Tufts providing research work in mathematics for underrepresented students yields promising results for the future of the field
September 9, 2021 Large Image
A summer program at Tufts providing research work in mathematics for underrepresented students yields promising results for the future of the field

When Elena Martinez was in high school, her grandfather was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, and she set out to learn about it as much as she...

New filtering membranes could make water purification simpler, faster
September 7, 2021 Large Image
Synthetic polymer membranes mimic the highly selective properties of biological cell membranes

A team of scientists at the Tufts University School of Engineering has developed a new filtering technology inspired by biology that could help...

Cummings School assistant professor Amanda Martinot, a veterinary pathologist, is pictured with assistant research professor Heather Gardner, a veterinary oncologist and geneticist, in the Comparative Pathology and Genomics Shared Resource.
August 27, 2021 Large Image
State-of-the-art technology at the new Comparative Pathology and Genomics Shared Resource at Cummings School will help investigators interrogate the biology of diseases on another level

A $2 million grant from the Mass Life Sciences Center has helped launch the Comparative Pathology and Genomics Shared Resource at...

Bentley, a grayish brown pit bull, is pictured wearing a blue collar and sitting in a car
August 24, 2021 Large Image
Cummings School professor Raymond Kudej’s research into brachycephalic breeds prepared him to perform what might be the first tongue-reduction surgery of its kind on a dog

This is a story of a dog with an enormous tongue and the veterinary surgeon who performed a ground-breaking surgery to help him.

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