Elizabeth Foster is a former Associate Editor at The Tufts Daily. She is a sophomore studying physics. Elizabeth can be reached at [email protected]

Tufts researchers create membrane that filters fluoride out of water

Throughout her career, Ayse Asatekin, associate professor of chemical and biological engineering at Tufts University, has sought to use filters to prevent illness and protect the environment. One mineral that performs this function is fluoride, which results in dental and skeletal fluorosis. Fluorosis is a degradation of bones or teeth that happens when fluoride is […]

Tufts Dining commits to 30% locally sourced food by 2030

Tufts University is working toward having 30% of its food be locally sourced by 2030, after meeting its previous goal of 20% locally sourced food by 2020, which was inspired by the Real Food Challenge. On Oct. 28, Tufts Dining hosted a Harvest Dinner featuring produce sourced from New Entry Sustainable Farming Project to advertise that […]

Strezo proposes Somerville City Council resolution in support of WHPA

In the midst of the national conversation about reproductive rights, the Somerville City Council sponsored a resolution on Sept. 23 calling on Congress to pass the Women’s Health Protection Act. The current legal battle revolves around Senate Bill 8, also known as the Texas Heartbeat Act, which bans most abortions after six weeks of pregnancy […]