Health & Science

A hand closes a tube that contains a swab. Tufts community members can take part in a pilot COVID-19 pooled testing study.
September 15, 2020 Large Image
Faculty, staff, and students can take part in the effort

Tufts University has launched a pilot study that aims to help K-12 students safely return to their schools, and it is calling on the Tufts...

September 14, 2020 Large Image
Researchers estimate potential for locally sourced food based on land needs for different diets

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A plane dumps red colored fire retardant onto a wooded area as smoke clouds rise in the background. A graduate of the Tufts M.S. in conservation medicine program shares what she learned about the consequences of spraying fire retardants on wildfires.
September 11, 2020 Large Image
A graduate of the M.S. in conservation medicine program shares what she learned during the Tufts program about the methods used to fight wildfires in California

Wildfires started burning in California early again this dry season—more than two million acres have burned so far. Larger and larger wildfires...

Jeff Stibel. A new consortium to explore the inner workings of our brains will further Daniel Dennett’s legacy at Tufts
September 10, 2020 Large Image
A new consortium to explore the inner workings of our brains will further Daniel Dennett’s legacy at Tufts

Daniel Dennett has inspired many people, but perhaps none more...

The outline of a human head on a navy background with red flashes representing neural receptors
September 10, 2020 Large Image
Generous donation from Jeff Stibel, including FDA-approved Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) technologies, will launch the Stibel Dennett Consortium, creating new center of gravity in brain and cognitive science

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLEMass. (...

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