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- New England Patriots Cornerback Logan Ryan Will Join Local Children at Tufts' "Read by the River" Event March 7, 2014MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. – More than 850 elementary school students from Somerville and Medford are expected to attend Tufts Hillel's 14th annual "Read by the River" education fair, taking place Sunday, March 9, from 12 noon to 3 p.m. in the Gantcher Center at Tufts University. New England Patriots cornerback Logan Ryan will be in attendance […]
- Study Identifies Gene Important to Breast Development and Breast Cancer March 6, 2014Date: March 6, 2014 Noon, ET Journal: Cell Reports Significance: Understanding more about how the different types of cells in breast tissue develop improves our knowledge of breast cancer. TAZ represents a potential new target for drug therapies to treat aggressive types of breast cancer. […]
- A World of Good March 6, 2014New global initiative at Tufts School of Dental Medicine ensures that service learning trips are there for the long haulMore than half the people on the planet—3.9 billion, most in developing countries—suffer from untreated tooth decay or severe periodontitis, according to a recent epidemiological survey conducted by the World Health Organization. In fact, u […]
- The Old Men and the Sea March 5, 2014An alumna of Tufts’ conservation medicine program chronicles the end of the Azorean whaling industryAs I watched a whaleboat regatta with 77-year-old José “Do Silvino” Silveira Jorge, all I could think about is what his scar must look like. The former harpooner from the island of Pico in the Azores had just told me about the time nearly 50 years before when […]