News Releases

A corn borer moth attracted to pheromone
May 17, 2021
Biologists have discovered the gene controlling the mating preference of male European corn borer moths for the female sex pheromone

The mysteries of sexual attraction just became a little less mysterious – at least for moths. A team of six American and European research groups...

May 10, 2021
Misfiring neurons in specific regions of the bird brain leads to stuttering patterns, and provides a model to explore treatments to restore normal speech

Speech problems such as stammering or stuttering plague millions of people worldwide, including 3 million Americans. President Biden himself...

A photograph of a performance piece by Anne Harris of Harris wrapping herself in a painting in front of the mountain vista that inspired the work
May 6, 2021
Graduating students at School of Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University to display work online, allowing safe access for art lovers

The School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University (SMFA at Tufts) is celebrating its graduating art students in the class of 2021 with...

Silk leather clutch
May 5, 2021
Alternative leather manufacturing moves towards sustainable sources and environmentally friendly chemical processes


An image of the exterior of the Gantcher Center, Tufts University
May 4, 2021
New Metro North COVID-19 Vaccination Partnership to open three regional vaccination sites, aims to expand vaccine equity

The new Metro North COVID-19 Vaccination...

A large elephant statue looms in front of two academic buildings, one of which will house the GLAD Center
May 4, 2021
The Generous Listening and Dialogue (GLAD) Center at Tisch College will focus on the nexus of civic engagement, listening and dialogue on challenging issues

Tufts University’s Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life today announced the development of the Generous Listening and Dialogue (GLAD) Center,...

A map of the US shows youth voter participation rates
April 29, 2021
State-by-state youth turnout ranged from 32% in South Dakota and 67% in New Jersey; electoral laws and policies correlated with youth voting rates

Half of Americans ages 18-29 cast a ballot in the 2020 general election, one of the highest youth voting rates in recent history and an 11-point...