Health & Science

A vial of ticks. The Lyme Disease Challenge event at Tufts on November 1 seeks students and faculty from disparate fields to combat the disease
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The Lyme Disease Challenge event November 1 seeks students and faculty from disparate fields to combat the disease

Students, post-docs, and faculty from across Tufts University are invited to lend their expertise and fresh ideas to the fight against Lyme...

Five people sitting on a stage with a PowerPoint behind them. On the anniversary of a landmark White House conference on food, leaders come together to set the nutrition agenda
October 11, 2019 Large Image
On the anniversary of a landmark White House conference, experts raise critical issues that affect nutrition for all of us

With food systems under increasing economic, political, and environmental pressure, how can the nation promote good and sustainable nutrition for...

European corn borer caterpillar
October 10, 2019 Large Image
Scientists find genetic variation that allows the moth to change its biological clock and adjust to shorter winters

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (October 10, 2019)—A team of biologists led by Tufts University has found two genes that may permit some insect species...

An illustration of six arms reaching in and touching each other. A Tufts University task force recommends implementation of broad, strategic suite of mental health and wellness services at the university
October 10, 2019 Large Image
Tufts University task force recommends implementation of a broad, strategic suite of mental health and wellness services at the university

A first-year undergraduate, living away from home for the first time, struggles to manage a previously diagnosed bipolar disorder. Following the...

Bright light coming out of digital codes on a blue background. The new Tufts master’s in software systems development will help engineers make sure complicated systems like databases, networks, and operating systems work together.
October 9, 2019 Large Image
The focus is on skills that help engineers make sure complicated systems like databases, networks, and operating systems work together

Alva Couch, an associate professor of computer science, never doubted that a master’s program in software systems development made a lot of sense...

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