Avery Hanna is an Intentionality & Inclusivity Committee co-chair at The Tufts Daily. She is a sophomore studying physics. Avery can be reached at [email protected].

Nobel Prize in physics awards progress in quantum technology

The word “physics” alone is enough to make many students flinch. But quantum physics…  “It’s a crazy difficult thing to explain if you want to hang on to this idea of reality,” Peter Love, a Tufts professor of physics and computer science, said.  And most people do indeed like to stick to reality as we […]

Lab-grown fat pushes cultivated meat one step closer to practicality

Would Gordon Ramsay approve of lab-grown meat? With the Kaplan Lab’s work in replicating the flavors and textures of traditional meat from a small biopsy of animal cells, maybe one day he will. The most recent series of developments in the lab have contributed a method to mass produce cell-cultured fat — fat grown in […]

Meet the new meat: Kaplan Lab cell agriculture research propelled by USDA funding

Faint bubbles twist their way to the top of an inconspicuous green container about the size of a hand. Among the miscellaneous bottles and boxes on the countertop, you wouldn’t give the box — called an SDS-PAGE — a second glance, and you certainly wouldn’t guess what it was up to. In reality, this device […]

CMHS continues virtual group offerings added in response to pandemic

This semester, Tufts Counseling and Mental Health Services is continuing to offer virtual programs and workshops, including those created to target pandemic-specific challenges. Since the start of the pandemic, CMHS has created several new groups targeting mental health challenges that can arise in quarantine. One such group offered this semester for both undergraduate and graduate […]

3D-printing class pushes students to frontier of modern medicine

Among the 3D printers throughout the room, Vincent Fitzpatrick, a postdoctoral biomedical researcher at Tufts University, holds up a gray unassuming piece of plastic, crisscrossed with a cage-like structure. Hidden beneath a series of support structures that have yet to be removed, he explains, lies a perfect replica of a patient’s bone — assembled from […]

Tower Café reopens with beverage-only menu, online ordering

Tower Café reopened on Oct. 6 with a limited menu for the first time since it closed due to the pandemic in March 2020. Situated within Tisch Library, the cafe restarted operations this year as students returned to one of the most popular study spots on campus — a change from last year, when students […]