Health & Science

President-elect Joe Biden. Tufts faculty weigh in on the prospects for incoming Biden administration policies and for the political future of the U.S.
November 13, 2020 Large Image
Tufts faculty weigh in on the prospects for incoming Biden administration policies and for the political future of the U.S.

As President-elect Joe Biden begins to pull together his administration, we turned to five Tufts faculty for their takes on what policies we might...

Close up of a man grinding his teeth. Dentists are seeing signs that tooth-grinding and jaw-clenching are on the rise during the pandemic.
November 10, 2020 Large Image
Why more people are grinding and clenching, and what you can do about it

If it seems like you’ve been gnashing your teeth over the woes of the world, there’s a good chance that you have been. Dentists are seeing signs...

Three male chimpanzees groom together in a chain in Kibale National Park in Uganda. Photo: John Lower
November 9, 2020 Large Image
A new study on chimpanzee social behavior by primatologist Zarin Machanda shows similarities to human friendship patterns

It can be hard to make new friends as an adult, and a new study by Zarin Machanda, a primatologist and anthropologist at Tufts, shows this is as...

November 9, 2020
The virtual, public event on Nov.17-18 will address the pandemic’s impacts on health and society

On Nov. 17 and 18, faculty and researchers from across Tufts University will join experts from around the globe for a wide-ranging discussion of...

Digital binary numbers and layered tiles on purple background. A new cross-school initiative at Tufts aims to change how we teach data science in STEM and non-STEM disciplines alike
November 6, 2020 Large Image
A new cross-school initiative at Tufts aims to change how we teach data science in STEM and non-STEM disciplines alike

Big data permeates our lives these days, in everything from health care to marketing to voting. But without context and a story to tell, data...

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