Health & Science

Three first-year MD students, Class of 2024,  at Tufts University School of Medicine attend a class on problem-based learning.
November 9, 2021 Large Image
The new medical school curriculum highlights social factors and other historically overlooked aspects of health care

On their first day of classes, the newest cohort of MD students at Tufts University School of Medicine didn’t dive into biochemistry or physiology...

Homemade cranberry sauce in a dark gray bowl for Thanksgiving
November 8, 2021 Large Image
Advice from the Friedman School of Nutrition on how to enjoy holiday banquets with a fresh—and accurate—approach to common misconceptions

This article originally appeared in the Tufts Health & Nutrition Letter, a monthly publication of the Friedman School of Nutrition Science...

Scientific illustration of three connected rounded chambers with colored lines representing bacteria coming into either end. Tufts engineers uncover novel mode of cell migration, which opens new possibilities in nanomedicine and bioremediation
November 3, 2021 Large Image
Influencing cell movement within fluid environments opens new possibilities in nanomedicine and bioremediation

Researchers have long dreamt of the day when tiny robots would be able to swim inside our bodies to fix things that go wrong, kill cancer cells,...

An artist’s rendition shows the dinosaur Podokesaurus holyokensis, which is a candidate to become the official dinosaur of Massachusetts.
November 2, 2021 Large Image
Tuft paleontologist Noel Heim helps make the case for a Jurassic-era reptile that once roamed what is now Massachusetts

The prehistoric chapter of Massachusetts’ past is written in the tracks of dinosaurs that once roamed the Connecticut River Valley. That history...

Dariush Mozaffarian, dean of Tufts University’s Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
November 2, 2021 Large Image
A second White House conference will be a major step toward conquering nutrition insecurity and diet-related disease, said Friedman School’s Dariush Mozaffarian

Dariush Mozaffarian, dean of Tufts University’s Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, spoke...

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