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- Music for Pterodactyls September 19, 2014Erik Lindgren, A76, the man behind Birdsongs of the Mesozoic, is still smashing genresUnless you keep up with underground neoclassical music’s more eccentric strains, you’ve probably never heard the weightiest music in Erik Lindgren’s compositional canon. That would be the dozen or so albums by Birdsongs of the Mesozoic, a group that combines classical rigor […]
- Hidden Talents: Periodic Table of Art September 18, 2014Professor Dan Jay merges two loves—chemistry and drawing—to create a style of his ownIn the sixth of an occasional series, Tufts Now highlights the hidden talents of Tufts faculty and staff. When he was a boy, Dan Jay’s father would hoist him onto the counter in the family's Toronto grocery store, hand him some butcher paper and a pencil and let him dra […]
- Keeping Bees Healthy September 18, 2014Graduate student research projects seek ways to help the pollinators survive in a perilous worldHoney bees don’t scare Rachael Bonoan. They can buzz her face, and she doesn’t flinch. That’s a good thing, since she spent much of the summer in their company, running an experiment to see whether certain minerals can keep them healthy. […]
- Heal Thyself September 17, 2014Stem cell therapy holds promise for treating many incurable diseases in pets and people“Oh my God, come look at Bella,” Diane Joseffy heard her husband call out. “She’s actually sitting down!” Joseffy’s yellow Labrador retriever, Bella, hadn’t sat willingly in years and not for lack of obedience training. The 11-year-old dog suffers from anal furunculosis, a […]