News Releases

Image of a co-housing dorm at Tufts University against a blue sky.
April 6, 2020
University to collaborate with Mass. Department of Education on webinar for colleges, universities

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (April 6, 2020)—In its continuing efforts to encourage colleges and universities across the country to share resources...

The Massachusetts state house with a golden dome and a flag of the state of Massachusetts on a flag pole in front.
March 31, 2020
Center for State Policy Analysis at Tufts University’s Tisch College projects declining state revenue due to pandemic

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (March 31, 2020; Updated April 1, 2020)–When the U.S. economy flounders, so do state tax revenues. And given...

Heart attack chip
March 30, 2020
The chip is capable of precisely controlling oxygen and nutrient levels, and allowing observation of cell behavior in real time

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (March 30, 2020)—Researchers led by biomedical engineers at Tufts University invented a microfluidic chip containing...

March 24, 2020
Researchers find only modest improvements, including less sugar, more whole grains

BOSTON (March 24, 2020, 11:00 a.m. EDT)—Despite consuming fewer sugar-sweetened beverages and more whole grains, most American children and...

A chart showing how each candidate did with the youth vote on Super Tuesday, with Bernie Sanders performing the best.
March 4, 2020
Youth participation and vote choice varies by state

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Mar. 4, 2020)On Super Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders continued to see the strong youth support he...

March 2, 2020
Significantly greater habitat loss occurs on private lands, indicating a need for more uniform conservation efforts

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (March 2, 2020)— Using more than 30 years of earth satellite images, scientists at Tufts University and the non-profit...

Two donut charts showing the voter share of young black voters and young white voters in the 2020 South Carolina primary.
March 1, 2020
Biden narrows gap among youth, big differences by race

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (March 1, 2020)—U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders continued to garner the support of young voters, especially young white voters...