Tufts in the News

Publication date: Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Tufts dental school adjunct associate professor Timothy Hempton says that flossing is “the most effective way to remove the material between teeth that toothbrushes can’t reach.”
Publication date: Monday, December 9, 2019
Washington Post
In this opinion piece, Fletcher School assistant professor of cybersecurity policy Josephine Wolff discusses why shutting down the Internet is a sign “that a government is panicked about how little control it has.”
Publication date: Saturday, December 7, 2019
The Atlantic
Tufts microbiologist Benjamin Wolfe appears on this podcast about the science behind kimchi.
Publication date: Thursday, December 5, 2019
Vice (UK)
Friedman School professor Parke Wilde is quoted throughout this article on the role of air travel emissions in climate change.
Publication date: Tuesday, December 3, 2019
The Hill
The Maine Track Program, a partnership between Tufts School of Medicine and Maine Medical Center, is highlighted in this opinion piece about the importance of improving access to affordable quality care and reducing maternal mortality rates in rural areas of the U.S.
Publication date: Monday, November 25, 2019
National Public Radio
Friedman School Dean Dariush Mozaffarian comments on the benefits of fish oil in both this Morning Edition segment and accompanying article on the prescription-strength fish oil drug Vascepa, which an FDA advisory panel has unanimously approved for treating people with elevated risk of heart attack and strokes.
Publication date: Thursday, November 21, 2019
In this Morning Edition radio segment, political science professor Jeffrey Berry discusses the impact of the November 20 Democratic presidential debate.
Publication date: Sunday, November 17, 2019
Chronicle of Higher Education
Tufts Executive Director of Health and Wellness Michelle Bowdler is quoted in this article on the Haven at College, a private recovery center that is now working with Tufts.
Publication date: Friday, November 15, 2019
Everyday Health
HNRCA researcher Susan Roberts is quoted throughout this article on the increase in the number of people who are overweight, noting that “rather than supporting healthy weight management, our culture now supports weight gain.”
Publication date: Friday, November 15, 2019
New York Times
Michael Levin, Vannevar Bush Professor and director of the Allen Discovery Center at Tufts, comments on possible reasons that a puppy was born with a tail on its face. Levin's work at the Allen Discovery Center is briefly described.