Tufts in the News

Publication date: Tuesday, December 24, 2013
New York Times
Biologist Sara Lewis discusses the intent behind "nuptial gifts" in the animal kingdom.
Publication date: Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Marketplace
American Public Media
Nutrition policy expert Parke Wilde is quoted on the founding intent behind the national lunch program.
Publication date: Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Boston Globe
Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili will lecture at The Fletcher School, starting in Spring 2014.
Publication date: Monday, December 23, 2013
Washington Post
Bacteriologist Stuart Levy is skeptical that farmers will voluntarily stop using agricultural antibiotics.
Publication date: Friday, December 20, 2013
WBUR-FM, Boston NPR affiliate
UEP Professor James Jennings says the diverse field of candidates in the Boston mayoral race changed the conversation on issues.
Publication date: Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Boston Magazine
Hub Health blog
Tufts Medical Center's Andrew Siesennop talks about how e-readers impact the eyes and developing brains of very young children.
Publication date: Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Good Morning America
online
Tufts research found that roughly half of annual weight gain occurs during the holidays.
Publication date: Tuesday, December 17, 2013
New York Times
Well blog
Bioethicist Sheldon Krimsky is skeptical of the ethics involved in mixing the DNA of two women in one embryo.
Publication date: Tuesday, December 17, 2013
New Scientist
Engineering doctoral student Dan Afergan is working on a light that senses when a brain is over- or under-worked.
Publication date: Monday, December 16, 2013
Associated Press
TUSM's Stuart Levy is quoted on an announcement by the FDA that manufacturers of antibacterial soaps will need to prove that these products are safe and more effective than soap and water, in light of scientific evidence about their risks and lack of effectiveness.

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