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- Through a Tufts Collaborates grant, Assistant Professor Jeffrey Guasto is working with Benjamin Wolfe of the Department of Biology to study the effects of bacteria "highways" on ripeness and food safety in cheeses.
- Researchers from Tufts University and Colorado School of Mines recently presented a paper at the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction, exploring the role of indirect speech acts on our interactions with robots in different scenarios.
- Professor Matthias Scheutz spoke to Austria's Der Standard about the unidirectional emotional bonds that humans can create between themselves and robots like automated vacuum cleaners.
- New miniaturized sensors developed by Tufts researchers can be mounted directly on a tooth and transmit information on glucose, salt and alcohol intake wirelessly to a mobile device.
- Tufts researchers have discovered a one-step method of 3D freeform printing for silk fibroin.
Using engineering tools to answer biological questions, Assistant Professor Madeleine Oudin is studying what causes cancer to metastasize and become resistant to treatment.
- A team of engineers and biologists led by Professor Irene Georgakoudi has developed label-free, non-destructive tools to detect metabolic changes linked to disease.
- Researchers from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the Department of Computer Science, and the Center for Applied Brain and Cognitive Sciences are working to develop a brain machine interface probe.
- Bridge Professor Susan Landau writes on the importance of encrypted smartphones for protecting data and online identity in a piece for The Conversation.
- Voting is now open for the annual STAT Madness competition, celebrating the best innovations in science and medicine. A paper from Biomedical Engineering Professor David Kaplan and a team of researchers is in the running, as well as a paper from researchers at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.