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A chart showing the breakdown of which Democratic candidates young voters supported in the 2020 New Hampshire primary. Senator Bernie Sanders received 51 percent of the youth vote.
February 12, 2020
Youth turnout in New Hampshire is strong, despite barriers; Sanders benefits

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Feb. 12, 2020)In a very close race in the New Hampshire Democratic primary, young people made the...

A donut chart showing the candidates selected by young voters in Iowa, nearly half of whom caucused for Sen. Bernie Sanders
February 6, 2020
Young people make up historic share of Iowa caucusgoers; strongly back Sen. Bernie Sanders

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Feb. 6, 2020)Young people had an extraordinary impact on the first-in-the-nation Iowa caucuses,...

February 4, 2020
Tufts University-led team of biologists discovers neurotransmitter signals guide migration of immune cells to infection sites

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (February 4, 2020)—Researchers led by biologists at Tufts University have discovered that the brains of developing...

February 3, 2020

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (February 3, 2020)— Habitat loss, pesticide use and, surprisingly, artificial light are the three most serious threats...

Somerville/Medford, Mass. - The Tufts University sign on the corner of Professors Row and Curtis Street, photographed on a crisp autumn day. (Anna Miller/Tufts University)
February 3, 2020

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Feb. 3, 2020) - Non-profit organizations in Boston, Grafton, Medford and Somerville are invited to apply for individual...

January 29, 2020
14-year trend shows worsening disparities in meal quality for some groups

BOSTON (Jan. 29, 2020, 9:00 a.m. EST)—The typical American adult gets one of every five calories from a restaurant, but eating out is a recipe for...

A donut chart shows the breakdown of youth voter support in Iowa for Democratic presidential candidates, with Sanders leading at 39%
January 24, 2020
Youth support in Iowa highest for Sanders, followed by Warren and Buttigieg

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Jan. 24, 2020)Young people are poised for a potentially historic turnout in the upcoming Iowa...