Health & Science

Researcher Catherine Freudenreich in her lab, wearing gloves. Tufts researchers find molecular mechanism that causes the fragility in abnormal DNA structures, which can lead to disease. Photo: Alonso Nichols
August 1, 2019 Large Image
Tufts researchers find the molecular mechanism that causes fragility in abnormal DNA structures, which can lead to disease

Here is a challenge for you: copy letter-by-letter, word-for-word a document that is 1,200,000 pages long—that’s a stack of paper higher than the...

Dog lying on a physical examination table at the veterinarian
August 1, 2019 Large Image
Researchers from Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine launch a clinical study for dogs needing back surgery

Opioids are among the most effective pain relievers in dogs and cats, but amid the U.S. opioid crisis it has become much more difficult for animal...

Drawing from a water source in rural Kenya
August 1, 2019 Large Image
Improved drinking water should be a key component of control strategies against parasitic worm and protozoan infections, according to studies in rural Kenya

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (August 1, 2019)— Roundworm infections can be reduced significantly simply by improving the treatment and quality of...

Nadeem Karimbux speaking. The Tufts School of Dental Medicine recently hosted a summit on software to improve treatment, teaching, and research
July 30, 2019 Large Image
The School of Dental Medicine recently hosted a summit on software to improve treatment, teaching, and research

One of the most essential tools at any dental school is something you can’t hold in your hand. It’s the software that supports patient records in...

Head shot of Allan Cormack. Tufts honors Cormack on the fortieth anniversary of his Nobel with the conference Modern Challenges in Imaging.
July 30, 2019 Large Image
Academics from around the world will gather at the university to offer new ideas about imaging challenges in mathematics, medicine, and more

Allan Cormack, a professor of physics at Tufts, received the 1979 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for his part in developing the...

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