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Museum Questions: Can, and should, art museums be for everyone?

on Museum Studies at Tufts University

by Christina Errico

2 hours, 44 minutes ago

While there is no easy answer to this question, it brings up a topic that indeed should be addressed.  Art museums can sometimes be intimidating to the general public, and consequently there seems to be a […]

Study Links APC Gene to Learning and Autistic-like Disabilities

on Tufts Comparative Medicine Services

by Lauren Richey

6 hours, 17 minutes ago

BOSTON (June 17, 2014, 4:00 a.m. EDT) — Autistic-like behaviors and decreased cognitive ability may be associated with disruption of the function of the Adenomatous Polyposis Coli (APC) gene. When Tufts r […]

Study in Mice Suggests Coconut Oil Can Control Overgrowth of a Fungal Pathogen in GI Tract

on Tufts Comparative Medicine Services

by Lauren Richey

6 hours, 19 minutes ago

A new study from researchers at Tufts University found that coconut oil controlled the overgrowth of a fungal pathogen called Candida albicans (C. albicans) in mice. In humans, high levels of C. albicans in the […]

Scientists Reveal New Target for Anti-Lymphangiogenesis Drugs

on Tufts Comparative Medicine Services

by Lauren Richey

6 hours, 21 minutes ago

In an emerging field of research, a study in Nature Communications reveals a mechanism in the regulation of lymphangiogenesis. Scientists identified a new target for drug treatment to prevent conditions caused by […]

Neuroscience study identifies new trigger mechanism for fragile X syndrome in mice

on Tufts Comparative Medicine Services

by Lauren Richey

6 hours, 23 minutes ago

BOSTON (July 5, 2016)—A study published today in the Journal of Neuroscience led by Yongjie Yang of Tufts University School of Medicine identifies an astroglial trigger mechanism as contributing to symptoms of f […]