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April 15, 2019
Model estimates prevention of nearly 1 million cases of cardiometabolic disease, billions of dollars in savings in first 20 years of label’s use

BOSTON (April 15, 2019, 5:00 a.m. ET)—The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) mandatory added sugar labeling policy for packaged foods and...

HIV envelope and spike
April 10, 2019
Breakthrough opens new paths to fight against the deadly virus

BOSTON, MONTREAL, and MELBOURNE, Australia (April 10, 2019, 11 a.m. E.DT.) -- Imagine that HIV is a sealed tin can: if you opened it, what would...

Green plate with spinach, egg, tomatoes and bread, on brown place mat
April 9, 2019
Study also identifies association between excess calcium supplement intake and increased risk of death from cancer

BOSTON (April 8, 2019, 5:00 p.m. ET)—Adequate intake of certain nutrients is associated with a reduction in all-cause mortality when the nutrient...

An aerial view of Tufts Medford/Somerville campus, looking toward the Boston skyline
April 9, 2019

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (April 9, 2019)—Tufts University will hold a community presentation on Wednesday, April 24 at 6 p.m. in Somerville to...

April 8, 2019
Engineers create novel optical devices, including a moth eye-inspired omnidirectional microwave antenna

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (April 8, 2019)—A team of engineers at Tufts University has developed a series of...

April 4, 2019
Equipment- and training-free textile detectors could be used in public health, workplace safety, military and rescue applications

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (April 4, 2019) — Tufts University engineers have developed a novel fabrication method to create dyed threads that...

Alfre Woodard headshot
April 2, 2019
Award-winning actress and activist among five honorary degree recipients

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (April 2, 2019)—Actor, producer and activist Alfre Woodard will deliver the commencement address to the...