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The Tufts sign on Curtis Street in Somerville, Massachusetts stands amid a backdrop of snow.
February 1, 2021

Tufts University is now accepting applications from local non-profit organizations in its four host communities of...

Motion sensor string under normal and strain conditions (SEM)
January 29, 2021
Engineers created thread sensors that can be attached to skin to measure movement in real time, with potential implications for tracking health and performance

Engineers at Tufts University have created and demonstrated flexible thread-based sensors that can measure movement of the neck, providing data on...

Chlorine treatment at the point of collection
January 20, 2021
Engineers invent device that requires no electricity or moving parts, lets users collect water as they usually do

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE (January 14, 2021) – ...

January 14, 2021
Findings, the first of their kind, could help drive public health policy on reducing impact of discrimination on mental health


Chart shows priorities for young voters for incoming Biden-Harris administration
January 12, 2021
Post-election survey shows that young people remain engaged and want action on key issues

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (January 12, 2021)—Young people made their mark on the 2020 presidential election with a likely historic level...

Small pile of sugar granules on table with three dice over black background
December 15, 2020
Results have potential applications to cut risk of age-related degenerative diseases


Seasoned salmon surrounded by dill, vegetables and lemon on a wooden board.
December 7, 2020
Small randomized trial in older adults compares benefits of the two in supplements

BOSTON (Dec. 7, 2020, 9:00 a.m. EST)...