September 23, 2009

Onward and Upward

Slideshow The School of Dental Medicine building’s vertical expansion is heading into the final stretch as plans are made to move in

The Secret Life of Bacteria

New National Academy of Sciences member Ralph Isberg delves into the infinitely complicated ways that pathogens invade healthy cells

The Ties That Bind

Mexican immigrants to the U.S. often join together to send money back home, a practice that’s affecting local politics there

An Evolutionary Key

The thin-boned icefish could help scientists solve the riddle of osteopenia, a precursor to osteoporosis


Eat Up and Slim Down

A study finds that older people lost body fat after regularly eating whole-grain fiber cereals

A Must for Health-care Reform

End fee-for-service medicine, argues a Tufts professor, because doctors need incentives for good care, not more care

A Weighty Cultural Change

Massachusetts is leading the way in fighting the public health challenge of obesity, Friedman School Symposium is told

New Degree in Conservation Medicine

A one-year program at the Cummings School will draw on faculty from across the university