Health & Science

A man slouching at a desk and tilting his head down to look at a tablet. Tufts occupational therapy students put together an infographic with advice on setting up an ergonomic workspace at home.
May 21, 2020 Large Image
Tufts OT students offer tips for setting up your workspace

Did you, like countless other people, find yourself working from home on short notice? Does your makeshift office consist of a sofa and a laptop?...

Extreme closeup of infected tissue. Researchers developing therapies and vaccines look to find the best paths forward against COVID-19 with the help of a Cummings School veterinary pathologist
May 20, 2020 Large Image
Researchers developing therapies and vaccines look to find the best paths forward with the help of a Cummings School veterinary pathologist

As health-care workers and scientists scramble to figure out the best ways to treat and stop COVID-19, they face many unknowns about the deadly...

Sections of healthy and precancerous cervical epithelial tissue
May 20, 2020 Large Image
Metabolic and structural changes in the cells are detected by their intrinsic fluorescence, a property that can be measured non-invasively and without contrast agents.

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Young students sitting at a classroom table studying a book. A Tufts program by the Center for Engineering Education and Outreach shows how teachers can introduce engineering concepts to children and foster creativity through reading
May 20, 2020 Large Image
"Novel Engineering" program shows how teachers can introduce engineering concepts to children and foster creativity through reading

Claudia and Jamie Kincaid have a problem: they can’t see over the crowds gathered around a statue in the Hall of the Italian Renaissance. In E.L....

Christine Jost with a number of Somali women. A Cummings School and Fletcher School alum, Jost works to get U.S. aid where it’s needed to fight COVID-19, locusts, and other emergencies across the globe
May 20, 2020 Large Image
A Cummings School and Fletcher School alum works to get U.S. aid where it’s needed to fight COVID-19, locusts, and other emergencies across the globe

Disease. Locusts. Famine. Floods. If an international disaster sounds biblical in nature, it is all in a day’s work for Christine Jost, V96, F03...

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