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Combating Dogfighting

New research reveals distinct wound patterns from the criminal enterprise—and may provide a new tool for law enforcement.

Animal Instinct

Can we capitalize on kids’ affinity for animals to foster diversity in veterinary medicine and other STEM fields?

Can We Eradicate Goat Plague?

A Cummings School researcher is looking to wipe out a viral illness that threatens endangered species—and the livelihoods of families in the developing world.

A Rescue Mission

For years, international organizations have turned to Jim and Jenny Desmond to care for primates in crisis and to track dangerous diseases. Now, they’re taking on their toughest challenge yet.

The Flu Hunters

A new research team at Cummings School is racing to keep the world ahead of the next pandemic.

Jumbo Mission

A new group at the university is working to save wild elephants.

Jumbo Mission

Tufts embraced the mighty pachyderm as its mascot more than a century ago. Now the university is rallying to save his species from extinction, while a sanctuary in Kenya rescues the babies.

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