Tag: Tufts University

Chip-Sized Terahertz Modulators May Pave The Way For Faster Data Transmission

Researchers at the Tufts University have developed a chip-sized terahertz modulator. This may pave the way for expanding the utilization of terahertz band of frequencies for faster and wider data transmission.

Material Science January 25, 2017

New Material Developed From Silk Proteins Can Be Programmed With Biological, Chemical Functions

Tufts University engineers have created programmable silk-based materials with embedded, pre-designed functions for biological, chemical and optical roles. This paves way for many new medical applications as in a surgical pin that changes color upon reaching mechanical limits and is about to fail.

Material Science January 1, 2017

Researchers Uncover What Goes Into Firefly ‘Wedding Gifts’

How do male fireflies attract mates? They present 'wedding gifts,' the contents of which have been analyzed for the first time by researchers from Tufts Univeristy and MIT.

Animals December 28, 2016

Tufts University Develops Robots That Can Learn How To Trust

Researchers at Tufts University are developing robots that can defy orders, depending on the perceived level of authority of the person giving the command, or it it puts the robot in a dangerous situation — which, in a way, helps it to develop a sense of trust.

FUTURE TECH November 25, 2015

Breakthrough Surgery Gives Dogs Their Faces Back

Using human reconstructive surgery techniques, one vet was able to give a labrador his face back after a debilitating accident.

Healthy Living/Wellness October 27, 2015

Americans Are Eating Less But Does This Mean Americans Are Eating Healthy?

Latest study conducted by the United States government has found that the consumption of calories among average Americans have significantly dropped in previous years, suggesting that the decline in public health initially observed during the late 1970s have now started to stabilize.

Life July 27, 2015

1960s Typewriter Is Transformed Into Music-Playing Printer

A computer scientist at Tufts University has hacked his typewriter to turn it into a mechanical printer. Better yet, the keystrokes play percussive music while printing out a document.

Gadgets June 29, 2015

Bioactive Silk Inkjet Inks Can Be Functionalized For Bio-Sensing Applications

Researchers show that bioactive silk inks can be used for printing, unraveling a range of bio-sensing applications to aid in addressing health needs, among others.

June 23, 2015

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