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US employers add jobs at pace not seen since 1999

...after the financial crisis and Great Recession, said Daniel Drezner, a professor of international politics at Tufts University. "Compared to Europe in particular, we did much more."The U.S. government approved stimulus spending and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-06/us-employers-add-jobs-pace
Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, a symbol of racial injustice, dies at 76

...for his work.Carter's papers will be sent to the Rubin Carter/John Artiz Innocence International Project at Tufts University outside Boston, Kidrin said.Director Norman Jewison made Carter's story into a well-reviewed biographical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-20/rubin-hurricane-cart
Oh, the shame of it: Are more folks out of touch with humility?

...said Donald Wertlieb, a professor of child development at the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development at Tufts University."The trick is to catch them being good," he told the AP at the time. "It sounds like this mother has not had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/joe-hotchkiss-columns/2012-11-10/oh-shame-i
Health care researchers aim to harness signals

...clawed frog will regrow a severed tail within eight days, said Dr. Danny Adams, a research associate professor at Tufts University. Using a gene that can be light-activated to become a kind of cellular battery, researchers were able to electrically...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-03-17/health-care-researchers-aim-
Age old question

...Harlem A: Once thought of only for "health nuts," soy has made an entrance into everyday homes. Experts at Tufts University in Medford, Mass., say that soy can lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels, which lowers risk for heart disease...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/01/liv_293945.shtml
Life & style
Chocolate: Dark, delectable and healthful?

...insulin resistance. Don't substitute a Snickers bar for an apple just yet, though. Jeffrey B. Blumberg, a Tufts University nutrition professor and co-author of the study published in Hypertension: Journal of the American Heart Association...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/07/liv_444022.shtml
Life & style
Study: New drug boost levels of heart-healthy good cholesterol

...Potentially offering an entirely new way to prevent heart attacks, researchers at University of Pennsylvania and Tufts University found that the drug doubled HDL in people with worrisomely low levels of the heart-healthy substance. The drug...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/09/liv_411561.shtml
Life & style
Two philosophers debate modern twists on the age-old issue: Does God exist?

...God. This ancient question became quite current with two recent opinion pieces in The New York Times. In one, Tufts University's Daniel Dennett caustically championed those like himself who don't believe in "ghosts or elves or the Easter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/27/rel_391844.shtml
Your Faith
Researchers say white bread makes a person rounder

...this high-refined grains pattern," said Katherine Tucker, an associate professor of nutritional epidemiology at Tufts University in Boston. She and her colleagues are studying what happens to the bodies of people who eat lots of refined bread...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/23/foo_419866.shtml
Food
Americans are too clean, experts complain

...helpful germs and spurring the growth of mutant strains of super bacteria. "It's a craze," said Stuart Levy, a Tufts University geneticist who spoke Monday at a conference on new infectious diseases. "The public is just gobbling it up. There...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/18/tec_292936.shtml
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