Health & Science

veterinarian working on an animal with her child nearby
December 10, 2018 Large Image
Cummings School researchers find that women who are pregnant, raising children, or considering parenthood at U.S. veterinary training institutions may lack adequate support

Mothers who work outside the home are already well acquainted with the stress of balancing their families’ and employers’ competing needs and...

right-wing extremists in Charlottesville, Virginia in 2017 carrying Nazi and Conferate flags
December 7, 2018 Large Image
Bigotry is both virulent and contagious, causing damage and spreading from person to person, and both victims of bigotry and bigots are harmed

Over a decade ago, I wrote a piece for a psychiatric journal entitled “...

AFM cell surface adhesion map of bladder cells
December 3, 2018 Large Image
Atomic force microscopy accurately identifies cancer in patients by examining the surface of cells expelled in urine.

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (December 3, 2018) —A research team led by Tufts University engineers has developed a non-invasive method for detecting...

Kevin Love speaking at Tufts
November 30, 2018 Large Image
NBA All-Star Kevin Love tells Tufts students about his struggles with anxiety and depression—and what’s most important in life

Basketball had always been an escape for NBA All-Star Kevin Love. “It had been a way to alleviate stress and get away from the dark thoughts of...

Allen Taylor
November 27, 2018 Large Image

BOSTON (Nov. 27, 2018)—Allen Taylor, a senior scientist and director of the Laboratory for Nutrition and Vision Research at the Jean Mayer USDA...