Tufts in the News

Publication date: Saturday, July 20, 2019
Boston Herald
Collaborative Tufts research has found that the bone cancer osteosarcoma is genetically similar in dogs and human children. Cummings School researcher Cheryl London, one of the study's senior authors, is quoted. Sackler student Heather Gardner is lead author.
Publication date: Friday, July 19, 2019
Cultural studies professor Susan Napier writes this opinion piece on the fatal, suspected arson attack on the Kyoto Animation Studio (KyoAni) in Kyoto, Japan, saying “It is a significant loss both in terms of the terrific tragedy of human life and the lost creative work that may have been stored in the studio over its almost 40-year existence.”
Publication date: Tuesday, July 16, 2019
New York Times
HNRCA researcher Susan Roberts coauthored a study that showed calorie restriction is associated with weight loss, lower cholesterol, and less inflammation.
Publication date: Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Food Tank
GDAE researcher Timothy Wise, G05, outlines why agroecology offers sustainable innovations to small-scale farmers, “most of whom have seen no improvements in their farms, incomes, or food security using Green Revolution approaches.”
Publication date: Sunday, July 7, 2019
Psychology Today Blog
Arts and Sciences occupational therapy postdoctoral scholar Satia Adele Marotta and occupational therapy assistant professor Keren Ladin led new research finding bias against single and divorced people—as compared to married individuals—during organ transplant listing evaluations.
Publication date: Sunday, July 7, 2019
The Hill
Jeronim Capaldo, a researcher at Tufts’ Global Development and Environment Institute, co-authors this opinion piece analyzing the risks of the revised North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), now called the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA), arguing that it “locks in and even adds to policies that have contributed to rising inequality, stagnant wages, rising health-care costs, environmental degradation and political disaffection.”
Publication date: Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Huff Post
Cummings School professor Lisa Freeman's June 2018 Petfoodology post on heart problems in dogs that might be related to diet is quoted. A link to the blog post is included.
Publication date: Sunday, June 30, 2019
This “All Things Considered” segment features work from Professor Emeritus William Moomaw, who found that letting existing forests grow to their ecological potential—and maximize carbon sequestration—is the “most effective” way to mitigate climate change.
Publication date: Sunday, June 30, 2019
USA Today
Following the June 30 meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un at the Demilitarized Zone on the North and South Korea border, Fletcher’s Sung-Yoon Lee says that "Kim’s intentions all along were to trap Trump into an open-ended negotiation process from which Trump cannot retreat."
Publication date: Monday, June 24, 2019
Cummings School professor Sam Telford is a collaborator on a new approach to control the spread of Lyme disease on Nantucket that uses genetically-engineered mice.