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Lactate curve from sweat sensor
July 28, 2020
Real-time measurement of electrolytes and metabolites could be used to diagnose and monitor disease or track performance


A medical illustration of drug-resistant, Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteria
July 23, 2020
Technology combines rapid imaging and machine learning to uncover patterns in how antibacterials kill; can be applied to many pathogens

BOSTON (July 23, 2020)—A new...

A pair of gloves, a mask, and hand sanitizer on a black background
July 20, 2020
Survey also finds differences in prevalence of COVID-19 testing based on geographic, personal and socio-economic factors

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass (July 20, 2020)—Women, older Americans, Democrats...

July 20, 2020
Experts and coalition call for better coordination to prevent costly diet-related illnesses and better address food insecurity while accelerating discoveries, economic growth, and improving public health and population resilience

BOSTON (July 20, 2020, 8:00 a.m. EDT)—The nation needs to strengthen and increase funding for federal nutrition research and improve cross-...

Someone prepares to stick a syringe with a vaccination into an arm
July 9, 2020
Vaccine interest higher among Whites and Hispanics, wealthier households, and Democrats

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (July 9, 2020)—Despite widespread agreement among...

A graph showing large gains in youth activism from 2018 to 2020
June 30, 2020
Young people prefer Biden by 34 points; youth engagement is higher than 2016 and 2018, though campaign outreach still a concern in both parties

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (June 30, 2020)Young people are...

A close up on a police car with its blue lights on
June 18, 2020
Survey by Tufts University researchers also finds 42% of Latinos and 27% of Whites know victims of police mistreatment

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (June 18, 2020)—Sixty-eight percent of African...