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Trying to Figure Out the Scoop on Poop

Cases of diarrhea that once would have been fatal are responding to fecal transplantation. Now Cummings School researchers are working to identify exactly how this procedure can help horses For most humans and animals, diarrhea is an uncomfortable but minor problem. However, in horses, diarrhea can more easily turn deadly—killing some 25 to 30 percent Read More

Battling Ebola in Congo

A Cummings School expert in global health shares what’s working in the latest outbreak—and what needs to change

A Chicken and Egg Problem

Urban dwellers looking to raise backyard chickens must take precautions to prevent lead exposure.

Tufts University, Tufts Medical Center launch center for study of antimicrobial resistance

Center for Integrated Management of Antimicrobial Resistance to leverage strengths of the university and medical center to research mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance and develop new strategies for treatment and education Tufts University and Tufts Medical Center unite decades of experience and expertise in infectious disease research and clinical care with the Tufts Center for Integrated Read More

Hunting Ebola’s Origins

Two Tufts alumni contributed to research providing a critical clue into the mysterious cause of the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history

Temple Grandin on Looking through the Eyes of Animals

The importance of first impressions, why “draconian leash laws” are hurting dogs, and more insights from the renowned animal behaviorist
How do animals perceive the world? Differently than us, animal behaviorist Temple Grandin told a Tufts audience on January 8. But it’s important to remember that even though that’s the case, she said, they have emotions like ours.

Mighty Mice

Cummings School and MIT work with Massachusetts citizens to genetically fight Lyme disease.