Health & Science

May 10, 2021 Large Image
Misfiring neurons in specific regions of the bird brain leads to stuttering patterns, and provides a model to explore treatments to restore normal speech

Speech problems such as stammering or stuttering plague millions of people worldwide, including 3 million Americans. President Biden himself...

Two men drag white flags though the undergrowth of a forest, dragging for ticks. Tufts University researchers have made it a goal to eradicate Lyme disease by 2030.
May 6, 2021 Large Image
For years, Tufts researchers have been on the cutting edge of investigating and treating the mysterious illness known as Lyme disease. Now, a new initiative seeks to eradicate the disease once and for all.

As people weary of being cooped up during a pandemic winter look forward to a summer outside, residents across the northeastern United States are...

A small box on wheels with a germicidal lamp fixture at the top, in an office setting. A Tufts team creates a better and cheaper ultraviolet C light device for disinfecting indoor spaces of the COVID virus.
May 6, 2021 Large Image
Inspired by a hospital stay, a Tufts team creates a better and cheaper ultraviolet C light device for indoor spaces

When Matthias Scheutz found himself waiting in a makeshift COVID-19 exam room at a Bloomington, Ind., hospital, in March 2020 with symptoms of the...

Silk leather clutch
May 5, 2021 Large Image
Alternative leather manufacturing moves towards sustainable sources and environmentally friendly chemical processes


A young girl in a blue sweater uses a tablet computer on a table
May 3, 2021 Large Image
The Early Childhood Technology graduate certificate program empowers educators of young children to evaluate and use technologies as tools through which children can learn and create

K-12 teachers are nearing the end of an extraordinarily challenging school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and many of them are very stressed...