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A calculator sits on top of a stack of tax documents, while a pile of tax files and books sits in the background
January 13, 2022
Center for State Policy Analysis at Tufts University's Tisch College describes how the November 2022 ballot question would affect state revenues and public investments, predicts how high-earners might respond

A report released today by the Center for State Policy Analysis (cSPA) at Tufts University's Tisch College examines the coming millionaires tax...

January 10, 2022
Misinformation may spread like a disease, while previously held beliefs limit influence of new information

It starts with a superspreader, and winds its way through a network of interactions, eventually leaving no one untouched. Those who have been...

Breast tumor cell bioelectricity
January 10, 2022
Amiodarone, an ion channel blocker approved for other diseases, significantly inhibits tumor cell invasion

In normal cells, electrical voltage patterns provide a blueprint for orderly growth. But with cancer, the opposite happens. Marked by a breakdown...

A college student holds an I Voted sticker
October 28, 2021
New report from Institute for Democracy & Higher Education finds college-student engagement with 2020 election jumped to record level, approaching that of voters overall

Voter turnout among college students jumped to 66% in the 2020 presidential election, building on the momentum swing of the 2018 midterms,...

A group of Black women stand contemplatively in front of a harbor in this still from one of Helina Metaferia's videos
October 26, 2021
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, exhibition inspired by travel made possible by SMFA at Tufts Traveling Fellowship

Multidisciplinary artist Helina Metaferia centers women of color as protagonists in her collage, video, and installation works, exploring how...

A cartoon depiction of a variety of foods, from fresh vegetables to mixed dishes, against a white background.
October 14, 2021
New nutrient profiling system, most comprehensive and science-based to date, clears up confusion to benefit consumers, policymakers

A scientific team at the...

October 12, 2021
Unique research collaborative draws on public health and emergency medical services data and spatial epidemiological analyses to map opioid-related incidents, improve public health response in Lowell, Mass.

Combining emergency medical services and vital statistics data, a new study led by researchers from Tufts University School of Medicine provides a...