October 21, 2009

Northern Exposure

Video A bold partnership between Tufts and Maine Medical Center seeks to relieve the doctor shortage in rural areas of the state

Dial M for Mineral

Cracking cases by tracking down the dirt on criminals—literally—is par for the course for forensic geologists

Shaky Footing

With declining groundwater levels surrounding their pilings, buildings in many Boston neighborhoods could become dangerously unstable. Now Tufts engineers are looking to shore them up

Toe Stopper

In an intricate pas de deux, Adrina DeVitre navigates life as a dental student and a dancer

Japanese Monsters Inc.

Slideshow From the scary to the sublime, Japanese art brings spirits to life in a new exhibition at the Art Gallery


Four-Legged Brainiacs

When the PBS kids show Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman came to the Cummings School to find out which animals are smartest, all bets were off

Walk the Walk

A first-of-its-kind study investigates the connections between physical activity and health in older adults

Research Without Borders

On tap with 83 other projects at one-day event: radically new antibiotic delivery, tracking tuberculosis in Nepal and the effectiveness of anti-obesity campaigns

A Cigarette Tax on Children

Smoking eats into food budgets among the poor in developing countries, and kids pay the price, Fletcher and Friedman researchers find

A Race for Rwanda

The student-organized event on Nov. 1 raises money for a Rwandan youth village and local groups near Tufts