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Silk-based material under skin changes color in response to oxygen, and in the future might be adapted to track glucose and other blood components.
Study shows low-cost water purification, which can save thousands of lives from waterborne diseases, does not harm beneficial bacteria in children’s guts.
Diamond Mensah, E23, and Varshini Ramanathan, E23, were named to the Goldwater Scholarship Program, which recognizes the country’s next generation of research leaders in the natural sciences, engineering, and mathematics.
Professor Qiaobing Xu and team are able to greatly reduce tumors of a rare genetic lung disease using tiny lipid-based nanoparticles in a preclinical model.
Akshita Rao, E21, EG22, integrates product design and fabrication with cell experimental methods to develop applications of bioelectronics and medical devices.
Alec McKendell, E22, pursues groundbreaking diagnostics and treatments for neurodegenerative diseases.
Meet five Tufts students whose scholarship and research help reimagine what’s possible.
Tufts engineers image hotspots in brains to deal with cognitive overload and in computer chips to make computers more efficient.
Tufts engineers and colleagues further the study of phenylalanine ammonia-lyase activity.