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  • New Anatomy Lab Opens December 14, 2017
    Light-filled, state-of-the-art Michael Jaharis Jr. Anatomy Laboratory is dedicated at the School of MedicineThings just got a lot brighter for Tufts medical students. No longer will they have to practice dissection in a windowless, cramped basement: Today marks the opening of the new light-filled, state-of-the-art Michael Jaharis Jr. Anatomy Laboratory—the Michael J. Anatomy Lab, for […]
  • Bitcoin Mania Explained December 14, 2017
    The digital currency is riding a wave of interest in decentralized—and secure—technologies, says Fletcher School professorThe digital cash known as bitcoin has soared in value this year, and earlier this week investors bet positively on a new financial product based on it. Trading on the first-ever futures contracts for the virtual currency was so heavy […]
  • Medical Innovator Douglas J. Marchant, A47, M51, Dies December 13, 2017
    The Tufts School of Medicine professor emeritus established one of the first breast-health centers in the countryDouglas Jeffery Marchant, A47, M51, who forever changed the medical world’s approach to women with breast disease, died on October 9 at the age of 91. A professor emeritus in obstetrics and gynecology and surgery, Marchant taught at the […]
  • Boxes Full of Hope December 13, 2017
    Michelle Ramirez, J99, led an effort from her apartment in New York to send medical relief supplies to Puerto RicoIt has been nearly three months since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico on September 20, crippling infrastructure and leaving people all across the island without power or water. As the government continues to work to restore […]