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A man pumps gas into a car at a gas station.
November 19, 2021 Large Image
Renewable energy sources and smart devices could help stabilize energy prices and prevent shortages, says Fletcher School expert

In recent months, energy shortages in China have disrupted manufacturing and resulted in rolling blackouts in parts of the country. Meanwhile,...

U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth of Illinois
November 19, 2021 Large Image
In a wide-ranging discussion provided through the Tisch College of Civic Life, the Democratic U.S. senator didn’t hold back on topics from parenting to politics

As an Iraq War veteran, Purple Heart recipient, and former Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs,...

Tufts students and a Tufts graduate stand with U.S. Sen. Edward Markey of Massachusetts at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow.
November 16, 2021 Large Image
Tufts delegates describe what frustrated and inspired them at the U.N. conference in Glasgow

Tufts delegates who attended the United Nations climate summit in Glasgow expressed concern that the international negotiations fell short of the...

Daniel Votipka, standing outside on the Tufts campus. A cybersecurity researcher talks about the rise in critical data breaches—and what organizations can do to defend their networks from data leaks
November 16, 2021 Large Image
A security researcher talks about the rise in critical data breaches—and what organizations can do to defend their networks

A spate of large-scale ransomware attacks has spurred the U.S. to ramp up its cybersecurity efforts. The Biden administration has also called on...

Hands holding a mobile phone with futuristic medical icons illustrated over the phone
November 10, 2021 Large Image
Engineering and Tisch College professor Valencia Koomson is partnering with the University of Ghana on a study to use cell phones to fill gaps in hypertension management

Innovative, evidence-based strategies are needed to tackle the global burden of hypertension. The ubiquity of mobile phones in emerging economies...

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