Health & Science

illustration of human brain and mapping of artificial intelligence
October 3, 2019 Large Image
Fletcher graduate Olaf Groth explores technology’s promise and perils in his new book

Olaf Groth, F95, F97, a professor at Hult International Business School and CEO of the Cambrian Group,  co-...

A woman standing in front of a tree. The Tufts Institute of the Environment marks its twentieth anniversary with a program celebrating two decades of activism.
October 2, 2019 Large Image
A program celebrating two decades of activism includes awards to Janetrix Hellen Amuguni and Jennifer Baldwin and a talk by U.S. Senator Edward Markey

The Tufts Institute of the Environment will celebrate its twentieth anniversary with a...

Illustration of a plate with clock hands, one a spoon. Fifty years after a landmark conference on nutrition, Tufts is co-hosting a conversation about how far we’ve come and where to go next.
October 1, 2019 Large Image
Fifty years after a landmark conference on nutrition, Tufts is co-hosting a conversation about how far we’ve come and where to go next

On October 3 and 4, the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University will help lead one of the most important conversations...

Two women standing together, one holding a book. Mary Otto’s book “Teeth” was required reading for the new students at Tufts School of Dental Medicine, where she spoke recently.
September 26, 2019 Large Image
Author Mary Otto tells first-year students at Tufts School of Dental Medicine that oral health is too often ignored in health-care discussions

In 2007, a twelve-year-old boy from Maryland died after an infection from an untreated dental abscess spread to his brain. His mother, homeless...

A steam of digital zeros and ones. Tufts mathematicians find the way we represent numbers in computers can lead to large computational errors, especially for modeling dynamical systems.
September 24, 2019 Large Image
Tufts mathematicians find the way we represent numbers in computers can lead to large computational errors, especially for modeling dynamical systems

Researchers at Tufts University and University College of London have made a discovery about a fundamental approach to computing that suggests we...

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