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A still from a video shows three women in costumes with a feather boa
April 8, 2021
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston exhibition inspired by travel made possible by SMFA at Tufts Traveling Fellowship

Multidisciplinary artist Samantha Nye envisions a fantasy space for erotic exchange between  aging queer womxn—a population often wrongly deemed...

An engaged group of people stand in a semi-circle around Chef Jose Andres, who is speaking.
April 1, 2021
Tufts and Georgetown scientists, and humanitarian José Andrés, call for a new approach to address food and nutrition inequities

In the 1960s, a national focus on hunger was essential to address major problems of undernutrition after World War II. In the 1990s, the nation...

Living robots are created for rudimentary tasks and recording information
March 31, 2021
Artificial living organisms can work together in swarms and record information

Last year, a team of biologists and computer scientists from Tufts University and the University of Vermont (UVM) created novel, tiny self-healing...

March 26, 2021
Computer model shows human economic activity can transmit and magnify climate change impact

Water scarcity is often understood as a problem for regions experiencing drought, but a new study led by Tufts University researchers finds that...

A line of four police cars with their lights on drive down a city street
March 15, 2021
While community residents express some satisfaction, they see inequalities and opportunity for change according to survey by Tufts professor and students

Residents of Medford and Somerville, Massachusetts are somewhat satisfied with policing in their communities—although satisfaction is lower among...

Flower made of light activated material follows the light
March 12, 2021
Technology paves way for intelligent solar cells and other devices designed to move in response to light


North Carolina Blue Ghost fireflies
March 12, 2021
First comprehensive review on the growing global phenomenon of firefly tourism