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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


Targeted gene editing
March 2, 2021
Gene editing delivery method in mice suggests possible one shot treatment of high cholesterol


The image depicts a horizontal bar graph showing the proportion of COVID-19 hospitalizations among adults that may be attributable to obesity (30.2% orange), diabetes (20.5, blue), hypertension (26.2%, light blue), and heart failure (11.7%, yellow). A fifth bar depicts hospitalizations among adults attributable to the four conditions jointly (63.5%, red).
February 25, 2021
Model suggests higher risk based on race and age, offers insights to reduce disease impact

A modeling study suggests a majority of adult COVID-19 hospitalizations...

A calculator and a pen sit on top of a page of mathematic calculations
February 17, 2021
Center for State Policy Analysis at Tufts University’s Tisch College assesses the urgent and long-term challenges of state’s unemployment insurance funding

A report released today by the Center for State Policy Analysis (cSPA) at Tufts University’s Tisch College describes a range of evidence-based...