Health & Science

Living robots are created for rudimentary tasks and recording information
March 31, 2021 Video
Artificial living organisms can work together in swarms and record information

Last year, a team of biologists and computer scientists from Tufts University and the University of Vermont (UVM) created novel, tiny self-healing...

Drought
March 26, 2021 Large Image
Computer model shows human economic activity can transmit and magnify climate change impact

Water scarcity is often understood as a problem for regions experiencing drought, but a new study led by Tufts University researchers finds that...

A woman’s open mouth the dental mirror inside. A Tufts dentist explains what gum recession is and how gum grafts work to remedy it.
March 25, 2021 Large Image
Irina F. Dragan, DG15, assistant professor of periodontology at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, fills us in

Gum recession can be a result of genetic factors, orthodontics, age, tobacco use, or vigorous tooth brushing. It may even happen to people who...

The campus of Tufts University's Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in Grafton
March 24, 2021 Large Image
Tufts University’s veterinary school aims to increase diversity among students, staff, and faculty, and by extension, the veterinary profession at large

Damian Clarke, V24, is a Black veterinary student who does not often see himself represented in veterinary medicine — a field which is about 89...

A woman with a face masks rides a bike. The masks people have been wearing to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 are also good at filtering out pollen and other allergens floating in the air.
March 23, 2021 Large Image
John Leung, MD, an assistant professor at Tufts University School of Medicine and an allergist and gastroenterologist at Tufts Medical Center, fills us in

The masks people have been wearing to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 are also good at filtering out pollen and other allergens floating in...

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