Last year, a team of biologists and computer scientists from Tufts and UVM created novel, tiny self-healing biological machines from frog cells called “Xenobots." The same team has now created life forms that self-assemble a body from single cells, do not require muscle cells to move, and even demonstrate the capability of recordable memory.
Two Tufts science groups are competing in STAT’s best innovations in biomedicine competition—and you can vote now.
Madina Agénor, Gerald R. Gill Assistant Professor of Race, Culture, and Society in the Department of Community Health, examines how social inequities related to race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender identity influence people’s access to life-saving services
Nik Karns participated in collaborative research which examined disproportionate barriers facing people of color who aspire to open and operate charter schools.
Milo Koretsky to join Tufts School of Engineering and Tufts School of Arts and Sciences as the inaugural McDonnell Family Bridge Professor.
Tufts Biology students publish research on leafcutter ants in peer-reviewed journal.
New research from Zarin Machanda, Usen Family Career Development Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, is highlighted in an article in the New York Times.
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.