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New, more efficient pooled testing model could make PK-12 education safer, curb spread in local communities
Tufts computer scientists work with other researchers to understand how coral live, grow, and survive threats
Tufts biomedical researchers discover a new way in which fat promotes spread of cancer
Christine Jost, a Cummings School and Fletcher School alum, works to get U.S. aid where it’s needed to fight COVID-19, locusts, and other emergencies across the globe.
Veterinary assistant Kate Jolly—a Tufts at Tech alum—is the glue holding clinicians, owners, and students together in the Foster Hospital ER.
A grant from the TV chef’s foundation is helping Danielle Nierenberg, N01, start the conversations to transform the food system.
A food distribution platform managed by Jacob Weiss, N20, was awarded $25,000 in the Friedman School’s annual Entrepreneurship Competition.
Fletcher School alum Reeta Roy, CEO of Mastercard Foundation, defied critics and steered its $33 billion to help Africans solve the continent’s challenges.
World-renowned philosopher Daniel C. Dennett argues that our inner worlds and religious ideas can all be explained as evolutionary functions of the brain.
Chasing down a childhood ambition, David Gelfand, E21, trains for the Paralympics with the U.S. national team.
Focusing on glial brain cells, Yongjie Yang, associate professor of neuroscience at Tufts University School of Medicine, hunts for a new path to treating fragile X syndrome.
Sean Harrington, A14, managed the software team for the Patriots, and now he’s got a startup focused on nutrition for top athletes.
Alicia Pensarosa, VG18, puts her M.S. in Animals and Public Policy (MAPP) degree to work at Ocean Alliance as a whale researcher and educator.