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A coffee tree with coffee beans. A collaborative study looks at how changing climate conditions might be changing the taste, aroma, and overall quality of coffee.
October 26, 2021 Large Image
A collaborative study looks at how changing climate conditions might be affecting the taste, aroma, and overall quality of coffee

Whether you prefer notes of berry and citrus or chocolate and nuts, dark roast or light, a good cup of coffee can be a simple pleasure. You...

A woman stands at a gas pump, preparing to pay.
October 26, 2021 Large Image
Increased demand and supply chain disruptions are hitting consumers’ wallets, but the current inflation may be temporary, a Tufts economist explains

The recent jump in prices for food, gas, cars, and other goods is due to increased demand and tangled global supply lines, according to a Tufts...

Rachel Kyte, dean of The Fletcher School and a climate advisor to the U.N. secretary-general.
October 25, 2021 Large Image
Faculty comment on the upcoming U.N. summit in Glasgow and prepare to lead a student delegation to the negotiations

Global leaders at the upcoming U.N. climate change summit must commit to a detailed roadmap to reduce greenhouse gases rapidly, Tufts experts say...

The Earth is seen from the moon in a photo from NASA. The nonprofit Future Frontiers Institute is partnering with NASA and aims to create a sustainable outpost on the moon that is devoted to learning.
October 8, 2021 Large Image
A nonprofit co-founded by a Fletcher alumna is partnering with NASA on a “learning institution” to benefit all humanity

Living on the moon and traveling to Mars seemed like the stuff of science fiction not long ago, but such space travel is now being planned, with...

Woman in front of a tree
October 8, 2021 Large Image
Rachel Arlene Redeye Porter, F17, is exploring what it means to be Indigenous and helping others connect with who they are

Growing up, Rachel Arlene Redeye Porter, F17, was told she was not Seneca. Her father belongs to the matrilineal tribe, but her mother, who is of...

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