Health & Science

June 7, 2018 Large Image

HARTFORD, Conn. and BOSTON (June 7, 2018)—Changes in diet have been proposed as a way to reduce carbon emissions from the food system. But there...

long view of Boston Harbor and downtown Boston on a sunny day
June 1, 2018 Large Image
Researchers dive into the historical record to recreate a 200-year sea-level history—and predict increased flooding in the 2030s

In 1825, a local engineer named Loammi Baldwin, Jr., was commissioned by federal government to build a dry dock at Charlestown Navy Yard. Baldwin...

Working with modern drill at dental school, 1933. (Melville S. Munro Papers)
May 31, 2018 Large Image

BOSTON (May 31, 2018)—In 2018, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine is celebrating 150 years...

Jonathan Epstein carefully holding a bat in Bangladesh
May 30, 2018 Large Image
As an outbreak continues to claim lives in India, a Tufts expert explains the rare and deadly viral disease’s origins and why the world needs to pay attention

A recent outbreak in India of Nipah virus encephalitis, an often-lethal viral disease with...

May 29, 2018 Video
Tufts researchers have discovered that honey bees alter their diet of nutrients according to the season, particularly as winter approaches

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE (May 29, 2018)—Researchers at Tufts University have discovered that honey bees alter their diet of nutrients according to the...

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