Tufts Biology students publish research on leafcutter ants in peer-reviewed journal.
A new study on chimpanzee social behavior by primatologist Zarin Machanda, Usen Family Career Development Assistant Professor, shows similarities to human friendship patterns.
Researchers discover that bacteria that ripen cheese respond to the volatile gases produced by cheese fungi.
Michael Levin, Distinguished Professor, Department of Biology, is featured in this PBS NOVA documentary about new research on primitive life forms called slime molds.
Stephanie Badde is the new Stibel Family Assistant Professor of Brain and Cognitive Science in the Department of Psychology, Kasso Akochaye Okoudjou is a new professor in the Department of Mathematics, and Steve Cicala is a new assistant professor in the Department of Economics.
Jonathan Rodríguez, A21, and Cassandra Cancemi, A21, have been selected for one of the most prestigious awards in the U.S. for undergraduate students in STEM fields.
Two accomplished faculty will join Tufts in the Spring 2020 semester. Natasha Kumar Warikoo is a new professor in the Department of Sociology, and Jill VanTongeren is a new associate professor in the Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences.
In a study published in mBio and featured in the New York Times, Benjamin Wolfe, Eileen Fox Aptman and Lowell Aptman Assistant Professor, and a team of researchers offer the first detailed view of how a fungus transforms into a mold safe for food production in as few as four weeks.
Forbes ranks Tufts as one of the top research institutions for women in STEM fields.
On the fortieth anniversary of Allan MacLeod Cormack's Nobel Prize, Tufts will host a conference August 5-9 celebrating his achievements and gathering top international researchers in mathematics, engineering, science, and medicine.