Health & Science

The dashboard view of a person driving a car while texting. In the Tell Me More podcast, Tufts experts explore the nature of attention, from the trouble with multitasking to the cost of sometimes being too focused.
June 3, 2021 Large Image
In a Tell Me More podcast, Tufts experts explore the nature of attention, from the trouble with multitasking to the costs of staying too focused

We get it: You’ve got limited time and too many things demanding your attention. We’re vying for your attention right now, when you could be...

Model airplane constructed using silk-based glue
June 3, 2021 Large Image
Silk proteins formed fibers, crosslinks, and iron complexes similar to those used by the sea creatures

If you have ever tried to chip a mussel off a seawall or a barnacle off the bottom of a boat, you will understand that we could learn a great deal...

Angie Brice Hessbruegge, her hair short, gazes at the camera. She was diagnosed with lung cancer in her 30s.
June 1, 2021 Large Image
A mother’s journey with lung cancer offers important lessons on early detection and living in the now
Two men wearing protective masks carry an oxygen tank from a gas supplier in New Delhi.
June 1, 2021 Large Image
From undercounted deaths to vaccine shortages, researchers see signs of a difficult road ahead

Over the last two months, a devastating second wave of COVID-19 has swept through India. People around the world have watched as a record-breaking...

A pregnant woman of color frames her belly with her hands. Associate Professor Ndidiamaka Amutah-Onukagha is investigating racial disparities in pregnancy-related complications and deaths.
May 27, 2021 Large Image
With lives at stake, a scholar-activist investigates what it will take to fix an alarming health disparity

The numbers are stark: Black women in the United States are three times as likely as non-Hispanic white women to die from pregnancy-related...

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