Health & Science

A medical illustration of drug-resistant, Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria
July 23, 2020 Large Image
Technology combines rapid imaging and machine learning to uncover patterns in how antibacterials kill; can be applied to many pathogens

BOSTON (July 23, 2020)—A new...

Illustration of plague bacteria Yersinia pestis. The bacteria that caused the Black Death in the Middle Ages persists in the U.S. and abroad, but human deaths are largely avoidable
July 20, 2020 Large Image
The bacteria that caused the Black Death in the Middle Ages persists in the U.S. and abroad, but human deaths are largely avoidable

With pandemic anxiety at a worldwide high because of COVID-19, the last thing anyone wants to see in the news is word of another plague—especially...

A pair of gloves, a mask, and hand sanitizer on a black background
July 20, 2020 Large Image
Survey also finds differences in prevalence of COVID-19 testing based on geographic, personal and socio-economic factors

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass (July 20, 2020)—Women, older Americans, Democrats...

July 20, 2020
Experts and coalition call for better coordination to prevent costly diet-related illnesses and better address food insecurity while accelerating discoveries, economic growth, and improving public health and population resilience

BOSTON (July 20, 2020, 8:00 a.m. EDT)—The nation needs to strengthen and increase funding for federal nutrition research and improve cross-...

“The transition to online learning has forced us to be creative and innovative in ways that we might not have imagined before,” said Ellen Patterson, assistant professor of comprehensive care. Photo: Alonso Nichols
July 20, 2020 Large Image
Faculty are finding unconventional ways to connect with first- and second-year students

When the academic year begins at Tufts School of Dental Medicine at the end of July, first- and second-...

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