The Lyme Disease Challenge event November 1 seeks students and faculty from disparate fields to combat the disease Students, post-docs, and faculty from across Tufts University are invited to lend their expertise and fresh ideas… Read More
Cummings School alumni and faculty members team up to help a monkey victim of the illegal pet trade
The young spider monkey was no more than a year old when her mother was killed. Poachers in Belize had shot her so they could sell the young monkey as a pet. The shotgun blast knocked the small monkey clear of the tree where she was being cradled by her mother—shattering her right arm, dislocating her tail, and peppering her body with shot pellets.
The rare but potentially fatal mosquito-borne virus has been detected in Massachusetts and Connecticut A second human case of Eastern equine encephalitis virus infection this year was confirmed in Massachusetts last week, in a young… Read More
As Congress orders an investigation of whether the Pentagon is to blame for the Lyme disease epidemic, a Cummings School expert explains why that’s a waste of public time and money The U.S. House of… Read More