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Cultured human breast cells, which are oval-shaped and blue against a black backdrop. The cells are shown after irradiation exposure, with green spots inside the blue ovals depicting DNA damage.
July 16, 2019

BOSTON (July 16, 2019)— A new study published in Cell Reports found that a transcription factor called Slug serves as ‘command central’ for...

CRISPR Cas9 complex in process of cutting target DNA
July 12, 2019
Researchers used lipid nanoparticles to deliver CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing tools for potential treatment of hyperlipidemia.

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (July 12, 2019) —A research collaboration between Tufts University and the Chinese Academy of Sciences has led to the...

An instructor leads classes for inmates at a correctional institution in Massachusetts
June 28, 2019
$100K grant from Cummings Foundation will fund Tisch College at Tufts University program that supports associate degrees for people in a Massachusetts correctional institution

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (June 28, 2019)—A $100,000 grant from Cummings Foundation will support the...

The Science Engineering Complex now dons a new roof-mounted solar photovoltaic installation. Tufts now has six total solar arrays on its various campuses that help save the university money and make the power grid greener.
June 26, 2019
New additions will increase energy savings, reduce costs

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (June 26, 2019) – Two new roof-mounted solar photovoltaic installations on buildings located on the Medford/Somerville...

Excited students speak with Amina Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary General
June 26, 2019
$100K grant from Cummings Foundation will fund Tufts University's Institute for Global Leadership programming, including renowned EPIIC program

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (June 26, 2019)—Amidst rising global tensions and many interconnected global challenges, it is crucial that the world's...

White mug of green spinach on a brown table
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,...

An image showing a healthy bowl of grains and vegetables on a white background with other similar foods.
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...