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Founded in 1852, Tufts University is a nationally ranked, student-centered research university with a global perspective, a thriving life sciences enterprise and deep scholarship in the arts and humanities.

Tufts, with undergraduate, graduate and professional programs, is both a research university and a liberal arts college – a unique combination that attracts students, faculty and staff who thrive in our environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement.

Tufts has campuses in Boston, Medford/Somerville and Grafton, Massachusetts, and a European Center in Talloires, France, and the School of Arts and Sciences, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, School of Dental Medicine, Fletcher School, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA), School of Medicine, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life.


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A community drive-thru distribution centre in Vallejo, California in June 2020. John G. Mabanglo/EPA

Why so many Americans are struggling to feed themselves

This is a transcript of episode 16 of The Conversation Weekly podcast The racial hunger gap in American cities and what do about it. In this episode, we look at some of the reasons behind racial disparities…
Violent protests in Dakar, Senegal, after opposition leader Ousmane Sonko is arrested on a rape charge. Photo by SEYLLOU/AFP via Getty Images

Why few women in Senegal speak out about their rapists

The Senegalese culture of discretion, called “sutura”, inhibits survivors of sexual violence from publicly denouncing perpetrators.
Rhyming means something different in ASL than it does in spoken language. Zed Sevcikova Sehyr

An interactive visual database for American Sign Language reveals how signs are organized in the mind

In American Sign Language, some words rhyme, some look like what they mean and some are used more often than others. A new database of these features paves a pathway for ASL research.
In many cases, getting on a plane, attending a show or going to a store requires an app that proves you’ve been vaccinated. AP Photo/Amr Nabil

Vaccination passport apps could help society reopen – first they have to be secure, private and trusted

How do you prove that people have been vaccinated without putting their privacy at risk? The technology and best practices to make it happen exist. It’s far from clear, however, if they’re being used.
Seekor cerpelai di Utah adalah hewan liar pertama di AS dengan terinfeksi COVID-19. Peter Trimming via Wikipedia

Apakah COVID-19 menginfeksi hewan liar? Ini temuan ahli

COVID-19 telah ditemukan pada hewan peliharaan, di kebun binatang dan cerpelai liar di Utah. Mengawasi COVID-19 pada binatang liar penting bagi hewan dan manusia, keduanya berisiko tertular virus.
Un visón salvaje de Utah fue el primer animal salvaje al que se le encontró COVID-19 en Estados Unidos. Wikimedia Commons / Peter Trimming

Covid-19: ¿Qué pasa si el coronavirus infecta a animales salvajes?

La covid-19 se ha encontrado en animales de compañía, animales de zoológico y en visones. La vigilancia de la fauna silvestre para detectar la covid-19 es importante para los animales y los seres humanos, que se enfrentan a los riesgos de un virus muy “viajero”.


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