Health & Science

European corn borer caterpillar
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Scientists find genetic variation that allows the moth to change its biological clock and adjust to shorter winters

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (October 10, 2019)—A team of biologists led by Tufts University has found two genes that may permit some insect species...

An illustration of six arms reaching in and touching each other. A Tufts University task force recommends implementation of broad, strategic suite of mental health and wellness services at the university
October 10, 2019 Large Image
Tufts University task force recommends implementation of a broad, strategic suite of mental health and wellness services at the university

A first-year undergraduate, living away from home for the first time, struggles to manage a previously diagnosed bipolar disorder. Following the...

Grey scale with image of vitals behind it
October 9, 2019 Large Image
Maintaining weight loss is associated with more favorable heart disease, stroke, and diabetes risk factors compared to regaining weight after three years

People who lose weight and keep it off can stabilize or even improve their cardiometabolic risk factors compared to people who regain weight,...

Bright light coming out of digital codes on a blue background. The new Tufts master’s in software systems development will help engineers make sure complicated systems like databases, networks, and operating systems work together.
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The focus is on skills that help engineers make sure complicated systems like databases, networks, and operating systems work together

Alva Couch, an associate professor of computer science, never doubted that a master’s program in software systems development made a lot of sense...

Depolarization in developing limb triggers genetic cascade to bone formation
October 7, 2019 Large Image
A study provides the first evidence of the functional role of bioelectricity in developing embryos

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (October 7, 2019)—Scientists at Allen Discovery Center at Tufts University and Harvard Medical School have revealed how...

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