Tufts in the News

Publication date: Tuesday, June 4, 2019
Washington Post
Cummings School faculty Lisa Freeman and Cailin Heinze talk about whether meatless diets are healthy for pets.
Publication date: Friday, May 31, 2019
Gizmodo UK
School of Medicine professor James Schwob comments on stem cell research that found significant recovery of the olfactory neurons in mice with a reduced sense of smell.
Publication date: Friday, May 31, 2019
The Hill
Fletcher School professor Joel Trachtman writes this opinion piece examining China’s threat to cut off U.S. access to rare earth minerals, which is “intended to maintain parity of threats—and pain—with the U.S. in the current trade war.”
Publication date: Tuesday, May 28, 2019
CNN.com International
This article cites multiple research studies by Tufts political scientist Brian Schaffner exploring how concerns regarding sexism influenced voters in 2016 and 2018.
Publication date: Thursday, May 23, 2019
ABC's Good Morning America
Friedman School researcher Fang Fang Zhang led work that suggests more than 80,000 cancer cases diagnosed each year in the U.S. may be tied to an unhealthy diet. Zhang says that these findings “underscore the opportunity to reduce cancer burden and disparities in the United States by improving food intake.”
Publication date: Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Fox Business
In this “Countdown to the Closing Bell” segment, Fletcher School professor Joel Trachtman discusses how the U.S. may blacklist Chinese surveillance firm Hikvision.
Publication date: Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Boston Herald
School of Dental Medicine students recently volunteered with Aspen Dental’s traveling dentist office, MouthMobile, to provide free care to veterans in Somerville.
Publication date: Monday, May 20, 2019
Information from an April 2018 Cummings School news story about the important role pet vaccinations play in the health of animals and humans is referenced in this article.
Publication date: Friday, May 17, 2019
The Conversation
School of Medicine microbiologists Andrew Camilli and Minmin Yen examine how bacteriophages, or phages, can be used to prevent cholera, a highly transmissible disease that continues to have devastating effects.
Publication date: Thursday, May 16, 2019
Cummings Professor Emeritus Nicholas Dodman offers advice on helping dogs cope with thunderstorms.