Tufts in the News

Publication date: Friday, December 7, 2018
Good Morning America
The Friedman School’s Parke Wilde says the now-finalized Trump administration rollback of school lunch regulations is the opposite of what “leading researchers and public health nutrition organizations have urged USDA” to do for years.
Publication date: Thursday, December 6, 2018
CBS Boston
Since the beginning of August, eighty-five barred owls that were hit by cars have been brought to Tufts Wildlife Clinic at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center, where they heal in a “flight barn.” Cummings School clinical associate professor Maureen Murray is quoted.
Publication date: Friday, November 30, 2018
Friedman School professor Tim Griffin comments on the role gene editing could play in our food system.
Publication date: Tuesday, November 27, 2018
The Hill
In this opinion piece, Fletcher’s Sung-Yoon Lee discusses why future nuclear negotiations between the United States and North Korea will continue to fail until the U.S. maximizes “the single most powerful tool it has — sustained enforcement of targeted financial sanctions” to enforce denuclearization compliance.
Publication date: Monday, November 26, 2018
Boston Globe
Professor Sheldon Krimsky voices concerns over claims that Chinese scientists have edited the genes of twin babies, making them immune to HIV. Krimsky says the scientists are “acting outside of the norms of the scientific community.”
Publication date: Wednesday, November 21, 2018
The Conversation
Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry Ronald W. Pies tells why he believes that bigotry should be considered a public health problem, and how it can be addressed.
Publication date: Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Live Science
School of Medicine assistant professor Stephanie Goldberg discusses the symptoms and causes of “brain freeze” as well as how to prevent these types of headaches.
Publication date: Monday, November 19, 2018
Edible Boston
Tufts biologist Megan Biango-Daniels and engineering Ph.D. student Natalie Rubio are profiled in this feature about innovative women scientists who work with food.
Publication date: Thursday, November 15, 2018
The Conversation
Professor Douglas Brugge details the health dangers associated with fine particulate air pollution and the urgent need to regulate air contamination around the globe.
Publication date: Friday, November 9, 2018
New York Times
Friedman School Professor Alice Lichtenstein writes a letter to the editor in which she suggests including children in food preparation to teach and encourage healthy cooking habits.