Health & Science

Whole-grain breads and other whole-grain food products.
July 13, 2021 Large Image
Study in middle- to older-aged adults suggests whole grains may protect against heart disease

Middle- to older-aged adults who ate at least three servings of whole grains daily had smaller increases in waist size, blood pressure, and blood...

A Zoom screen with 10 people. Biology professor Michael Levin keeps a passion for science alive in high school students by bringing them together to practice presenting research
July 9, 2021 Large Image
Biology professor Michael Levin brings together young students he mentors across the U.S. and Canada

When Nina Ferenc was a sophomore in high school in Virginia, she was casting about for ideas for a science fair project. She’d just read an...

Five people pose outside the Greater Boston Chinese Golden Age Center in Chinatown.
July 2, 2021 Large Image
Student volunteers see health literacy as one antidote to Asian American health disparities

Early in the pandemic, as researchers and medical professionals scrambled to learn more about the new virus, non-scientists had trouble finding...

June 25, 2021
Ndidiamaka Amutah-Onukagha, Linden Hu, and Karl Munger are the inaugural recipients

Three Tufts University School of Medicine faculty members in the vanguard of efforts to combat Lyme disease, cancers caused by the human papilloma...

Propane to propylene catalyst reaction
June 24, 2021 Large Image
Using fundamental calculations of molecular interactions, they created a catalyst with 100% selectivity in producing propylene, a key precursor to plastics and fabric manufacturing

Researchers at Tufts University, University College London (UCL), Cambridge University and University of California at Santa Barbara have...