In the World

a young woman and her family in a village in Uganda
July 23, 2018 Large Image
Tufts researchers provide new way for war crimes testimony to show wide-ranging effects

In war crimes cases, the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague usually hears from select victims who describe the horrors they survived...

a Tibetan mastiff in the snow
July 20, 2018 Large Image
A Cummings School alumna confronts the problem of stray mastiffs on Tibetan plateau endangering people—and snow leopards

When Yang Yu, VG16, arrived in the Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in southern Qinghai, China, the first thing she noticed was the dogs. Huge...

closeup photo of a microprocessor
July 19, 2018 Large Image
To avoid hacks like Spectre and Meltdown, microprocessor designers need to make security a primary concern, says Tufts professor

Computers’ amazing abilities to entertain people, help them work, and even respond to voice commands are, at their heart, the results of decades...

Moon Duchin talks with students at workshop
July 16, 2018 Large Image
Students learn to do the math to counter gerrymandering in this summer’s Voting Rights Data Institute

Every time voting districts are redrawn—be it by state legislatures, judges, or commissions—the people with the pens make decisions that carry...

Russia and Croatian players running into each other on the soccer field
July 9, 2018 Large Image
The rest of the planet is transfixed by the soccer—er, football—tournament. Here’s your explainer

Once every four years, sports fans around the globe are glued to their TV sets—at home, in bars, just about anywhere—watching the World Cup. It’s...