Health & Science

Dariush Mozaffarian, Robin Shrestha, and Sapana Adhikari holding large check at Tufts
April 17, 2018 Large Image
Winners in the Friedman School’s first entrepreneurship competition included ideas for healthy foods for Nepali schools and nutrition and farming apps

Friedman School staff member Robin Shrestha, N15, and teammate Sapana Adhikari of Smartbakery won first place in the first Tufts Food and...

April 12, 2018 Large Image

NORTH GRAFTON, Mass. (April 12, 2018)—Service animals—from guide dogs to military and search and rescue animals, and many others in important...

April 9, 2018 Large Image
Annual contest celebrates innovation, entrepreneurship across Tufts community

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (April 9, 2018)—A venture that seeks to improve water recycling through nanofiltration, a company looking to better the...

portrait of a volunteer having his facial expressions mapped
April 5, 2018 Video
A novel use of 3-D imaging might help explain Bell’s palsy, a puzzling facial paralysis

Every year, about 40,000 Americans are afflicted with Bell’s palsy, a temporary paralysis of the facial muscles that can manifest as muscle...

people dancing at Parkinson's dance therapy workshop
April 2, 2018 Large Image
At a Tufts workshop, students learned how to lead people with Parkinson’s disease in movement therapy

From getting out of bed to walking and even sitting down, we take basic movement for granted. But many people with Parkinson’s disease can’t count...