Summer 2015

Lethal Parasite

Tufts scientists seek to prevent a potentially fatal infection that hits young children in the developing world

A gastrointestinal parasite that causes serious diarrhea and malnutrition in infants and toddlers could >>

Cancer Genetics

Two malignancies common in golden retrievers share similar DNA markers

A study mapping genes associated with two cancers common in golden retrievers could lead >>

Sea Sick

On the trail of a warm-water bacterium that has migrated to the oyster beds of New England

A bacterium that can turn a shellfish dinner into a health hazard is on the >>

Like Minds

Animal behavior research holds promise for better detection and treatment of autism, OCD and other compulsive disorders in people

In 2011, science threw a curveball at Nicholas Dodman, head of Cummings School’s Behavior >>

Animal Instinct

The power of our relationships with other species

Janelle Casson says it never gets any easier when her husband deploys as a >>

Going to the Dogs (and Cats)

Nutrition research could learn from man’s best friends

When it comes to nutrition, we have a lot in common with our pets: >>

Top Stories

Gorilla Docs

Wildlife veterinarians work with their African partners to protect the endangered animals

Like Minds

Animal behavior research holds promise for better detection and treatment of autism, OCD and other compulsive disorders in people

The Ducks Are Dying

An outbreak caused by a newly identified virus spawns a regional effort to manage wildlife epidemics

Animal Instinct

The power of our relationships with other species

Editor's Picks

5 Ways to Protect Your Pet from Lyme Disease

Cats don't get it, but the bacteria can cause real problems for dogs

Backyard Battles

The unhappy convergence of suburbia and wildlife

Cancer Genetics

Two malignancies common in golden retrievers share similar DNA markers

Don’t Give Your Cat’s Oral Health the Brush-Off

Veterinarians recommend daily dental care

Itching to Know

Advice for dealing with all things lumpy, bumpy, red and splotchy on your pet’s skin