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  • Three Tufts medical school alumni give their perspectives, focusing on the economics of cancer diagnosis and treatment, and on end-of-life care

  • One of the world’s foremost researchers studying the obscure but highly infectious, potentially fatal disease discusses how it figures into the plot of “The Americans”

  • Ultra-thin coating of biocompatible silk extends room-temperature shelf life of delicate berries, bananas

  • Nutrition student learned firsthand about how food, microbiota and genetics affect our health

  • Tufts study shows that improving muscle power—rather than strength—helps alleviate pain for osteoarthritis sufferers

  • Tufts neuroscientist Philip Haydon is testing a promising treatment based on groundbreaking insights into how the brain works