Health & Science

CRISPR Cas9 complex in process of cutting target DNA
July 12, 2019 Large Image
Researchers used lipid nanoparticles to deliver CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing tools for potential treatment of hyperlipidemia.

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (July 12, 2019) —A research collaboration between Tufts University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences has led to the...

A bunch of cannabis leaves. From CBD to hemp history, plant chemist John de la Parra and attorney Ernest Anemone delve into all things marijuana in a Tufts podcast
July 10, 2019 Large Image
From CBD to hemp history, plant chemist John de la Parra and attorney Ernest Anemone delve into all things marijuana in a Tufts podcast

Tell Me More is a Tufts University podcast featuring brief conversations...

The cockatoo Snowball dancing on a perch with one leg in the air. A Tufts researcher found that Snowball, a parrot, creates spontaneous—and diverse—dance movements.
July 8, 2019 Video
Three takeaways from a Tufts researcher about his new study on a parrot that creates spontaneous—and diverse—dance movements

More than ten years ago, groundbreaking research by Tufts psychology professor Aniruddh Patel on a sulphur-crested cockatoo—a species of parrot—...

Dental instruments in a dentist’s office. In an interview, a Tufts dental school expert talks about how most seniors do not have oral health-care coverage.
July 8, 2019 Large Image
Without insurance, dental care can take a bite out of fixed incomes

If you’re over sixty-five, chances are better than two-to-one you don’t have dental insurance. According to a...

An illustration of lines and dots representing genes and cells. Researchers at Tufts found that a gene associated with obesity and development of Type 2 diabetes is connected to how cells regulate fat.
July 1, 2019 Large Image
Researchers find gene associated with obesity and development of Type 2 diabetes is connected to how cells regulate fat

Why does weight gain cause metabolic problems that can lead to heart disease and diabetes in some individuals, but not others? Researchers at the...

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