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- Detecting Cancer at the Atomic Level January 23, 2015Igor Sokolov's nano scale research could yield better ways to identify and track malignant cellsAs a young physicist in the former Soviet Union, Igor Sokolov studied the biggest of the big—the entire universe. Now, as a professor of mechanical engineering at Tufts, he’s focused on the tiny, the nano. By zooming in—way, way in—Sokolov and his colleagues […]
- The Cost of Chinese Air Pollution January 22, 2015Given that we buy so much produced by their factories, U.S. companies there should push for more environment-friendly manufacturing, says activist Linda GreerChina’s fabled air pollution assaulted Linda Greer, J76, the moment she arrived in Beijing in 2008, on her first trip there for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). “I literally could not see d […]
- Hospital Websites Downplay Risks of a Cardiac Procedure January 21, 2015Research by medical student shows that online information sources are not always as comprehensive as expectedShould hospital websites warn patients about the risks of surgical procedures, or is that information better conveyed in person by a medical professional? Mariah Kincaid, an M.D./M.P.H. student at the School of Medicine, discovered that few hospital w […]
- Does acupuncture help pets? January 21, 2015Xuân Mai Võ, J97, V02, a clinical assistant professor who teaches anatomy at Cummings School, fills us inLike any other type of medical therapy, acupuncture is not magic: It is a mode of therapy that has both applications and limitations. I don’t like to say that acupuncture treats disease, because so many people associate the word “treat” with the complete […]