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  • Is Nuclear War Next? August 16, 2017
    As the U.S. and North Korea trade fighting words, Fletcher’s Sung-Yoon Lee examines the risks behind the rhetoricNorth Korea appears to be pulling back from its plan to strike areas around the U.S. territory of Guam. But tensions remain high between the rogue communist nation and the United States.
  • USDA Officials Hopeful on HNRCA Funding August 15, 2017
    Head of the Agricultural Research Service lauds nutrition science work done at Tufts A top U.S. Department of Agriculture official praised the long history of nutrition science at Tufts and said she remains hopeful that proposed federal budget cuts will not impede the work at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging […]
  • Climate change projected to significantly increase harmful algal blooms in U.S. freshwaters August 15, 2017
    Tufts University led research predicts growth of cyanobacteria in lakes and reservoirs due to global warming MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE (August 15, 2017) – Harmful algal blooms known to pose risks to human and environmental health in large freshwater reservoirs and lakes are projected to increase because of climate change, according to a team of researchers led by […]
  • An Astronomer's Lowdown on the Solar Eclipse August 14, 2017
    The Aug. 21 total eclipse is the first in the U.S. in 38 years The first total solar eclipse to be seen in the United States since 1979 will make its way across the country on Aug. 21. The path of totality—the area in which the sun will be completely blocked out by the Moon—travels […]