Tufts in the News

Publication date: Friday, November 30, 2018
WBUR-FM
Friedman School professor Tim Griffin comments on the role gene editing could play in our food system.
Publication date: Tuesday, November 27, 2018
The Hill
In this opinion piece, Fletcher’s Sung-Yoon Lee discusses why future nuclear negotiations between the United States and North Korea will continue to fail until the U.S. maximizes “the single most powerful tool it has — sustained enforcement of targeted financial sanctions” to enforce denuclearization compliance.
Publication date: Monday, November 26, 2018
Boston Globe
Professor Sheldon Krimsky voices concerns over claims that Chinese scientists have edited the genes of twin babies, making them immune to HIV. Krimsky says the scientists are “acting outside of the norms of the scientific community.”
Publication date: Wednesday, November 21, 2018
The Conversation
Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry Ronald W. Pies tells why he believes that bigotry should be considered a public health problem, and how it can be addressed.
Publication date: Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Live Science
School of Medicine assistant professor Stephanie Goldberg discusses the symptoms and causes of “brain freeze” as well as how to prevent these types of headaches.
Publication date: Monday, November 19, 2018
Edible Boston
Tufts biologist Megan Biango-Daniels and engineering Ph.D. student Natalie Rubio are profiled in this feature about innovative women scientists who work with food.
Publication date: Thursday, November 15, 2018
The Conversation
Professor Douglas Brugge details the health dangers associated with fine particulate air pollution and the urgent need to regulate air contamination around the globe.
Publication date: Friday, November 9, 2018
New York Times
Friedman School Professor Alice Lichtenstein writes a letter to the editor in which she suggests including children in food preparation to teach and encourage healthy cooking habits.
Publication date: Wednesday, November 7, 2018
US News & World Report
Cummings School professor Cheryl London is quoted extensively in this article exploring how studying cancers in dogs can have implications for better treatment in both dogs and humans, noting that dogs add “one more piece of information to a really complex puzzle.”
Publication date: Monday, November 5, 2018
CNN.com International
School of Medicine clinical professor Robert Sege discusses the American Academy of Pediatrics’ updated policy regarding parental discipline, strongly advising against spanking children. Sege is first author of the updated policy statement.

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