Health & Science

Veterinary students work on microscopes at stations separated by plexiglass shielding, with an iPad held by their instructor to monitor what they are seeing. New microscopes Cummings help students learn safely
August 24, 2020 Large Image
To help veterinary students learn to use a microscope—while still following social-distancing guidelines—Cummings School invested in state-of-the-art technology

Knowing how to use a microscope is a skill that veterinarians need to have on day one of practice.

“When veterinary students head out into...

A screenshot of a Zoom session showing several of the Tufts University School of Medicine students who helped draft the Student COVID Compact, a pledge to make smart decisions for staying safe during the pandemic.
August 20, 2020 Large Image
Tufts medical students commit to responsible behavior as they return to clinical settings during the pandemic

When their rotations were paused in mid-March because of the developing pandemic, medical students knew that whenever they returned to clinical...

A hand turning pages in a book of illustrations of the COVID-19 virus. The way the coronavirus is illustrated influences how we feel about it, says a Tufts art professor
August 12, 2020 Video
Lessons from a Pandemic: The way the coronavirus is illustrated can influence how we feel about it, says a Tufts art professor

“Lessons from a Pandemic” is an occasional video series featuring Tufts faculty offering...

Image of two non-branded cereal boxes, one without a whole grain label, one with a label saying “made with whole grain.”
August 10, 2020 Large Image
Researchers say results provide legal evidence for proposed changes in labeling regulations


Caucasian finger on a white, turquoise, and yellow blood sugar monitor
August 6, 2020 Large Image
Study identifies a requisite protein in the brain mediating effects of estrogen in female, but not male, mice

BOSTON (Aug. 6, 2020)—Researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine and...