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The Predator’s Pain

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Veterinary student researches how different bird species are affected by painkillers

A Better Mousetrap

Monday, March 11th, 2013

Can cats help advance cancer treatment where mice have failed? The traditional means of testing a potential treatment for cancer is to get a lab full of mice and conduct controlled experiments that attempt to prevent tumor growth. In the late 1990s, such studies produced a new medication that choked off the blood flow to malignant cells. It was hailed as a wonder drug. “There was literally a headline in the New York Times saying scientists would cure cancer within two years,” says Elizabeth McNiel, a veterinary oncologist at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. “It was huge.”

New Tick-borne Disease Found

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Tufts researchers show that in some cases, what looks like Lyme could be a completely different illness transmitted by the same bug

Forest Path

The Hurt Unlocker

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

Your pet can’t tell you he’s in pain, but the way he behaves can say plenty about how he’s feeling

Cell Cure

Friday, February 1st, 2013

A novel cell transplant therapy holds promise for treating human and animal cancers. Raimon Duran-Struuck wants to unlock the potential of hematopoietic cell transplants in human and animal medicine.

Escape from Farmageddon

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

One breed of livestock vanishes from the planet every month. Why that’s not a good thing for any of us, and what Tufts is doing about it

Still Stalking Its Victims

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Tuberculosis, the disease you thought was history, continues to be a scourge across much of the world

The Administration Building on the Cummings School Campus made of brick and various roof lines and multiple chimneys