Health & Science

Pieces of broiled fish on a plate. Local seafood is a good choice for the environment and a good choice for the local economy, and is healthy, too, an advocate says.
August 26, 2019 Large Image
Want a win for the environment, your community, and your health? Show local fisheries some love, says Friedman School alum Kyle Foley

How do we make food production more sustainable for the health of the planet and its residents? One answer often given is to cut down on cattle...

Emergency room staff wheeling a patient to an operating room. An emergency room doctor advocates for taking a public health approach to stem the epidemic of gun violence.
August 23, 2019 Large Image
As an E.R. doctor, I think a public health approach is the best chance to stem the epidemic

As a pediatrician who works in an emergency department, I am reminded daily of how firearm violence impacts my patients and our communities. In...

A professor and a student look at a test tube together in a lab. Recognized by the NIH for his mentoring skills, scientist Chris Dulla offers some advice for mentors and mentees.
August 23, 2019 Large Image
Recognized by the NIH for his mentoring skills, scientist Chris Dulla offers some advice for mentors and mentees

Part advisor, part guide, part therapist—a good mentor is someone who can make all the difference in a career, especially if that career starts in...

Top and cross-sectional view of thread-based transistor
August 21, 2019 Large Image
Transistors and integrated circuits made from threads are combined with thread-based sensors to create fully flexible devices

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (August 21, 2019) — A team of Tufts University engineers has developed a transistor made from linen thread, enabling...

Woman with glasses smiling. Engineers Without Borders leader Catherine Leslie tells about the thousands of students and professionals who volunteer worldwide to build everything from water systems to energy projects.
August 21, 2019 Large Image
Engineers Without Borders leader Catherine Leslie tells a Tufts podcast about the thousands of students and professionals who volunteer worldwide to build everything from water systems to energy projects

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

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