Health & Science

Benjamin Wolfe
May 3, 2019 Video
First of all, it’s a collection of microbes in a given environment—and we all have one

The Tufts video series Ever Wonder features faculty and other experts answering questions for the...

Oklahoma human-induced quake activity exceeds natural quakes in California
May 3, 2019 Large Image
Computer model and field experiment data suggest a new link between subsurface injections and earthquake swarms.

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (May 3, 2019) — Using data from field experiments and modeling of ground faults, researchers at...

The rescue of inhibitory brain cells (red) with 2-DG, a drug that mimics the effects of the ketogenic diet, may protect against post-traumatic epilepsy.
April 30, 2019 Large Image
A drug-mimic of the ketogenic diet improves brain function in mice after TBI

BOSTON (April 30, 2019, noon ET)—Neuroscientists led by Chris Dulla at Tufts University School of Medicine prevented the development of epileptic...

 Lynn Roy and Makoto Sakomoto
April 30, 2019 Large Image
Wellness programs grow on the Grafton campus to help students, faculty, and staff weather the demands of veterinary practice and training

Veterinarians and veterinary students tend to work under tremendous pressure...

April 29, 2019 Large Image
Using a computational model, researchers were able to explain, predict, and even manipulate the regeneration of the flatworm body

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (April 26, 2019)— Biologists at Tufts University have developed a computational model of planarian (flatworm)...