The mathematicians who want to save democracy
Jun 7, 2017
Mathematician Moon Duchin talks about the difficulty of developing a compactness metric for gerrymandering in the United States.
Liver Transplants and Geography
May 29, 2017
Inside Higher Ed
Occupational Therapy Professor Keren Ladin discusses whether liver transplant recipients should be geographically determined.
Tweaking the Tiny Electrical Charges Inside Cells Can Fight Infection
May 26, 2017
Smithsonian Magazine - Online
Biology Professor Michael Levin led research on the ability of an electrical current to change the ability of cells to fight infection in tadpoles.
The people who talk like birds
May 25, 2017
Psychology Professor Aniruddh Patel is quoted in this article about the discovery that more than 70 groups around the world can communicate through whistling, revealing how the human brain decodes signals.
Bill Cosby's Trial Is Already Showing How Twisted America Is
May 24, 2017
Psychology Professor Sam Sommers discusses the racial make-ups of juries, in this article about jury selection in Bill Cosby's criminal trial.
It is 'inevitable' that we will one day REGROW limbs after scientists reveal the hidden code behind worm self-healing
May 23, 2017
The Daily Mail
New research from Biology Professor Michael Levin's laboratory examined bioelectric currents in flatworms and their impact on regeneration.
From Apu to Master of None: how US pop culture tuned into the south Asian experience
May 9, 2017
Sociology Professor Pawan Dhingra is quoted in this article about increased representation of South Asians in the U.S. entertainment industry.
Tufts names new director of art galleries
May 8, 2017
Dina Deitsch will be the new director and chief curator of Tufts University art galleries.
Why You Should Greet Your Co-Workers Every Day
May 1, 2017
Psychologist Sam Sommers talks about the "power of hello" in creating comfortable social situations.
Expect to see more in the future from these up-and-coming artists
Apr 27, 2017
Graduating SMFA at Tufts master's students Laine Rettmer and Isabel Beavers are profiled in this feature on emerging artists in greater Boston.
Boston Lyric Opera Stretches The Gender-Bending Roles In 'The Marriage Of Figaro'
Apr 27, 2017
WBUR-FM, Artery blog
Drama Professor Laurence Senelick is quoted about the history of "breeches roles," in which male characters are played by women, in this article about the Boston Lyric Opera's upcoming production of Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro."
Detecting bias in basketball
Apr 26, 2017
Psychologist Sam Sommers' research on racial bias is mentioned in this piece about interesting research from greater Boston institutions.
What's happening at March for Science events around the world
Apr 21, 2017
Biologist Dany Adams is quoted on the March for Science, and talks about the importance of science for both health and the economy.
Why Scientists Are Joining the March for Science
Apr 21, 2017
Biology student researcher Rachael Bonoan is quoted in this article about why she supports the March for Science demonstration.
Social Ties and Job Hunting
Mar 8, 2017
Laura Gee, assistant professor of economics, determines which social ties you should tap into first when trying to land a new position.
Can Ben Carson use the power of HUD to make America happier?
Mar 1, 2017
Justin Hollander, associate professor of urban and environmental policy and planning, discusses the impact of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Fighting A.I. With A.I.
Mar 1, 2017
Computer Science Professor Kathleen Fisher talks about cybersecurity and the threat of hacking.
Daniel Dennett: ‘I begrudge every hour I have to spend worrying about politics’
Feb 12, 2017
Philosophy Professor Daniel Dennett discusses his latest book on consciousness, From Bacteria to Bach and Back.
Is this the battery of the future?
Feb 8, 2017
New England Cable News
Engineering Professor of the Practice Mike Zimmerman discusses the latest advancements in battery technology.
When Humans Intersect With Oceans: Artists Explore
Feb 8, 2017
This is a profile of "The Ocean After Nature," a traveling art exhibit currently on view at the SMFA at Tufts and the Tufts University Art Gallery.
Trump spills the beans on who grows Americans' food
Feb 7, 2017
The Boston Globe
UEP Professor Julian Agyeman co-authors this piece on the impact that President Donald Trump's stated immigration policies will have on American food cost and production.
Small Cheese Makers Invest in a Stinky Science
Feb 6, 2017
The New York Times
Biology Professor Benjamin Wolfe collaborated with a team of researchers to study the science of cheese making.
Why the Multiverse isn't just madness
Jan 27, 2017
Physics Professor Alexander Vilenkin discusses how physicists regard the concept of the multiverse.
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