Tufts in the News

Publication date: Monday, December 7, 2020
Fletcher School and Engineering Bridge Professor Susan Landau examines a recent report on law enforcement's use of mobile device forensic tools that showed the "need for enacting civil liberties protections."
Publication date: Saturday, December 5, 2020
The National Interest
In this blog post, Fletcher's Monica Duffy Toft examines why it may be time for the United States to withdraw military troops from Afghanistan and suggests alternative measures to deal with a Taliban-led Afghan government.
Publication date: Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Tech Republic
Engineering's Karen Panetta discusses her latest research on using robots in child healthcare.
Publication date: Tuesday, December 1, 2020
NBC News
Cummings School's Jonathan Runstadler is quoted throughout this article about why Covid-19 infections are so prevalent among minks.
Publication date: Monday, November 30, 2020
USA Today
TUSM's Paul Beninger says that the ineffectiveness of the United States' adverse drug events reporting system "has been an intractable problem for a long time."
Publication date: Friday, November 27, 2020
Science Friday
Biology professor Benjamin Wolfe and postdoctoral scholar Casey Cosetta discuss their research that found communication between fungi and bacteria is key to creating distinct aromas, flavors, and quality during the ripening of cheeses.
Publication date: Wednesday, November 25, 2020
The Hill
UEP professor Justin Hollander writes this opinion piece on why he thinks President Trump could resign and inaugurate Vice President Mike Pence to carry out the duties of the presidency until January 20, 2021.
Publication date: Monday, November 23, 2020
Wall Street Journal
Alice H. Lichtenstein, the Stanley N. Gershoff Professor of Nutrition Science and Policy at the Friedman School, is among the experts weighing in on the healthiness of carbohydrates and whether U.S. dietary guideline recommendations regarding carbohydrate intake should be revised.
Publication date: Sunday, November 22, 2020
MetroWest Daily News
Mary Jane Hanlon, an assistant professor at the School of Dental Medicine, is quoted throughout this article on how dental practices have managed during the COVID-19 pandemic and why "it's extremely safe to go to the dentist."
Publication date: Thursday, November 19, 2020
Foreign Policy
Fletcher research professor Alex de Waal writes about the importance of preventing further conflict in Ethiopia based on historical precedent.