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June 13, 2019

BOSTON (June 13, 2019)—Low levels of circulating vitamin K are linked to increased risk of mobility limitation and disability in older adults,...

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May 22, 2019

BOSTON (May 22, 2019, noon EDT)—A new modeling study estimates the number, proportion, and type of specific cancers associated with the under or...

Monarch butterfly in a Somerville garden
May 14, 2019
Using just 15 percent of urban space for favorable habitat can help species reach more complete, suitable habitats more quickly

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (May 14, 2019)—When it comes to wildlife conservation efforts, urban environments could be far more helpful than we...

May 13, 2019

NORTH GRAFTON, Mass. (May 13, 2019)–Equipped to excel at career paths ranging from veterinary medicine to conservation medicine, the study of...

Recipients of Tufts Neighborhood Service Fund grants pose with Tufts University President Tony Monaco, Senior Vice President Mary Jeka and members of the Office of Government and Community Relations during a reception on the Medford/Somerville campus on April 26, 2019.
May 3, 2019

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (May 3, 2019) – Thirty-six local organizations in four communities have been awarded a record $28,000 in grants from the...

Oklahoma human-induced quake activity exceeds natural quakes in California
May 3, 2019
Computer model and field experiment data suggest a new link between subsurface injections and earthquake swarms.

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (May 3, 2019) — Using data from field experiments and modeling of ground faults, researchers at...

The rescue of inhibitory brain cells (red) with 2-DG, a drug that mimics the effects of the ketogenic diet, may protect against post-traumatic epilepsy.
April 30, 2019
A drug-mimic of the ketogenic diet improves brain function in mice after TBI

BOSTON (April 30, 2019, noon ET)—Neuroscientists led by Chris Dulla at Tufts University School of Medicine prevented the development of epileptic...

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