Health & Science

baby with a finger in his mouth
May 25, 2018 Large Image
The FDA warns of potential for serious harm from a common ingredient in teething pain relievers

The FDA has some unsettling news for parents looking to soothe their babies’ sore gums. The federal agency advised consumers on May 23 not to use...

doctor examining a dog's eye
May 24, 2018 Large Image
Service animals need to see well to do their jobs, and that’s where free eye exams at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center come in

They can’t tell the veterinarian which way the “E” is facing or if they can read the bottom line of an eye chart, but animals still benefit from...

May 24, 2018 Large Image
The vast number of devices connected on 5G networks can help locate themselves, rather than rely on centralized “anchors”

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (May 24, 2018)— Anticipating a critical strain on the ability of fifth generation (5G) networks to keep track of a...

Anthony Monaco and Mayor Marty Walsh
May 23, 2018 Large Image
Tufts Launchpad | BioLabs offers a full-service biotech facility for high-potential, early-stage biomedical startup ventures

Starting a company is exciting, engrossing, and expensive. A new facility on Tufts’ Health Sciences campus aims to provide life science...

May 22, 2018 Large Image
In mice, the same changes to sperm miRNAs occur and are transmitted to the next generation

BOSTON (May 22, 2018, 8:00 p.m. EDT)—Exposure to early life trauma can lead to poor physical and mental health in some individuals, which can be...