Tufts University

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    Four Ideas For New Nutrition Labels, From Stars to Traffic Lights

    ​"The grocery store has become a Tower of Babel," said Louis Sullivan back in 1990. "Consumers need to be linguists, scientists, and mind readers to understand the many labels they see."Sullivan at the time was Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, and he instructed the FDA to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    Restaurants Lying About the Amount of Calories in Their Food? You Don't Say

    ​I knew it! Some restaurants, both sit down and fast food are downplaying the amount of calories in their menu items, according to an article at Susan Roberts, who directs the Energy Metabolism Laboratory of the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center at Tufts University, says that "healthy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    STK Steak: DJ Obscene Dinner Tunes

    ​You're at STK Steakhouse on the Beach grooving to the music. The waiter brings out your bone-in rib steak, done medium rare, just the way you like it.  You sit down to dig in when you hear your favorite 80's tune and then you're on your feet again, dancing, the steak waiting for the music to ... More >>

  • News

    March 12, 2009
  • News

    March 12, 2009

    Dilema de ADN

    Hace ocho años, alquien mató a Al Sicherer. Sigue la busqueda de su asesino.

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2007

    Last Night: Guster at the Culture Room

    Guster October 14, 2007 The Culture Room Better Than: And egghead keg party 10 years after graduating college. Thank Zeus for huge favors: Last night Guster did not open for Barenaked Ladies or Toad the Wet Sprocket or Modest Mouse (as they have in the past), nor did they play a college campus (as ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 14, 2001

    The Sweet Fruit of Hard Labor

    Living the lychee life

  • News

    April 29, 1999

    Daddy Dearest

    Can the courts order a wronged father to keep quiet? David Ziskind doesn't think so.

  • News

    March 13, 1997

    The Dumping Ground

    When family members or cronies need a job, Dade county politicians drop them off at the airport

  • News

    April 11, 1996

    Get Shorty

    A stubby-legged feline fad has the fur flying between entrepreneurial cat fanciers and animal-welfare activists