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Harnessing Antibodies as Pathogen Hunters

Wednesday, April 14th, 2021

Tufts researcher finds combining the right antibody with the right delivery system may prevent many diseases before they wreak havoc in the body

A Tale of Two Tapirs

Tuesday, April 6th, 2021

When a Baird’s tapir at Franklin Park Zoo gave birth to twins, Cummings Veterinary Medical Center stepped up to provide emergency neonatal care

Tufts in Sweet 16 for STAT Madness

Tuesday, March 16th, 2021

Sameer Sonkusale and his group’s research on a pill that samples gut microbes is still in the running for best innovations in biomedicine, and needs your vote

Saving the Sea Turtles

Wednesday, February 24th, 2021

When an extraordinary cold spell in Texas led to the largest sea turtle stranding in history, here’s how veterinarians, conservationists, and others stepped in to help Source: https://now.tufts.edu/articles/saving-sea-turtles-texas

sea turtles being rescued

What Happens If COVID-19 Infects Wild Animals?

Monday, January 25th, 2021

Tufts researchers are testing species from bats to seals to see if it’s being spread—and explain how the virus could establish a wildlife reservoir. Click to Read Full Article:https://now.tufts.edu/articles/what-happens-if-covid-19-infects-wild-animals

mink in the wild staring out between two rocks

Helping a Beloved Dog Breed

Monday, January 25th, 2021

Boxers are prone to heart disease, but veterinary cardiologists are researching clues that may lead to improved diagnosis and treatment. Read full article here: https://now.tufts.edu/articles/mending-hearts-beloved-dog-breed