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Large restaurant portions a global problem, study finds.
December 12, 2018
Examination of popular meals in full service and fast food restaurants in five countries reveals large number of highly caloric options, possible contributor to global obesity

BOSTON (Dec. 12, 2018, 6:30 p.m. ET)—A new multi-country study finds that large, high-calorie portion sizes in fast food and full service...

AFM cell surface adhesion map of bladder cells
December 3, 2018
Atomic force microscopy accurately identifies cancer in patients by examining the surface of cells expelled in urine.

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (December 3, 2018) —A research team led by Tufts University engineers has developed a non-invasive method for detecting...

November 29, 2018

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Nov. 29, 2018) – Amid growing national interest in genealogy and family history, scholars from around the world will...

Allen Taylor
November 27, 2018

BOSTON (Nov. 27, 2018)—Allen Taylor, a senior scientist and director of the Laboratory for Nutrition and Vision Research at the Jean Mayer USDA...

College voters
November 7, 2018
Young people turned out at historic rate; youth vote choice overwhelmingly Democratic

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Nov. 7, 2018)Young people turned out at an estimated rate of 31 percent, a substantial increase over...

November 6, 2018
A wearable bioreactor delivering treatment to a frog’s wound induced partial limb regeneration

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (November 6, 2018)— Researchers led by Tufts University biologists and engineers have found that delivering progesterone...

Art Sale 2017
November 1, 2018
Largest contemporary art sale in New England, with unique works by alumni, faculty and friends, supports student financial aid at SMFA at Tufts

BOSTON and MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Nov. 1, 2018)—The School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University will host its...