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'Start Up Nation' Takes Innovation to the Developing World

Unique competition finds Israeli entrepreneurs willing to use hi-tech expertise to help the world's poorest countries.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin , 2/11/2014, 9:54 AM

Expert: EU Uproar Over 'Settlements' Snowballing

Avi Primor, a former ambassador who is now a professor at Tel Aviv University, insists that boycott movement is a worsening trend.Tova Dvorin, 12/12/2013, 2:13 AM

Israeli Study Introduces New Options For Brain Damage Treatment

Tel Aviv University study finds hyperbaric oxygen treatment can greatly increase a patient's cognitive ability.Tova Dvorin, 11/26/2013, 1:42 AM

TAU Study Links Empire Collapse, Climate Change

Tel Aviv researchers say Sea of Galilee find shows ancient empires died out because of cold to the north.Maayana Miskin, 10/23/2013, 2:44 AM

Three Israeli Universities Ranked Among Top 200

In a table comparing universities globally, three Israeli universities feature in the top 200.Adam Ross, 9/10/2013, 10:44 PM

TAU Scientists Improve Transplants with a ‘Heart of Gold’

Israeli scientists are integrating cardiac cells with nanofibers made of gold particles to create new cardiac tissues for transplants.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 7/21/2013, 12:14 PM

Israel is #1 in Preventing Blindness

The rates of preventable blindness in Israel have been cut by more than half in the past decade, putting Israel in first place worldwide.Chana Ya'ar, 7/11/2013, 8:23 PM

Artificial Sweetener May Lead to New Parkinson's Treatment

The artificial sweetener "mannitol" may prevent the collection of toxins in the brain, and lead to a new treatment for Parkinson's disease.Hana Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 6/20/2013, 11:30 AM

Ancient Structure Found Under Sea of Galilee

Underwater archaeologists have found an ancient structure built from large basalt stones, under the Sea of Galilee, Lake Kinneret.Arutz Sheva staff, 6/10/2013, 7:33 PM

Israeli Students Mourn Establishment of Israel

A group of Arab and Jewish students protested against the “nakba" at Tel Aviv University, and were countered by pro-Israel protestersDavid Lev, 5/13/2013, 7:21 PM

Video: Zionist Student Protest Counters Pro-Arab Demonstration

Arabs and leftists held a protest outside the Tel Aviv University in support of the terrorists in Israeli jails. Zionist students responded.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 2/28/2013, 3:13 AM

TAU Research Team Discovers New Treatment for Stroke

Researchers Tel Aviv University have found a new treatment for stroke and other brain damage that can help even months after the event.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 1/24/2013, 3:12 PM

Israeli Researchers Say Fish Oil Helps Heal Bedsores

Israeli researchers have discovered that fish oil helps heal bed sores, and can help ease the pain of the critically ill.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 12/5/2012, 11:10 AM

Israeli Scientists Nearing Blood Test for Alzheimer's

Israeli scientists are getting closer to developing a blood test to detect the asymptomatic, early stages of Alzheimer's disease.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 11/11/2012, 10:34 AM

Autism Spectrum Disorders Linked to Schizophrenia, Bipolar

A new study has found that Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are linked organically to schizophrenia and bipolar disorder (manic depression).Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 10/24/2012, 2:32 PM

Satellite Technology used to Spot Sinkholes at Dead Sea

Israeli researchers are using satellite technology to identify sinkholes forming along the shores of the Dead Sea.Chana Ya'ar, 10/17/2012, 8:36 AM

Blocking Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder with Sleep Deprivation

A new study appears to show that post-traumatic stress disorder might be prevented by staying awake after exposure to trauma.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 8/20/2012, 11:40 PM

Professor: Call to Boycott Iran Raid 'Betrayal'

A head of the Israeli Institute for Democracy slammed academics for urging IDF pilots to refuse to participate on an attack on IranDavid Lev, 8/16/2012, 2:59 PM

TAU's Research on Bats Could Help Neuroscience Research

Dr. Yossi Yovel of Tel Aviv University develops bat colony born and raised in captivity to unlock the secrets of behavior and cognition.Elad Benari, 7/10/2012, 2:14 AM

Archaeologists Uncover Gold Treasure Near Herzliya

One of the largest gold treasures ever to be discovered in Israel was uncovered last week at an archaeological dig near Herzliya.Chana Ya'ar, 7/8/2012, 1:59 PM

TAU Links Air Pollution to Recurrent Heart Attacks

A 19 year study of 1120 initial heart attack victims revealed air pollution increased chances of recurrence by 43%; strokes by moreGabe Kahn, 6/6/2012, 10:16 PM

TAU to Feature First Concert of Richard Wagner's Music?

Barring a change, in about two weeks for the very first time the sounds of Richard Wagner's music will play in the State of Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 6/4/2012, 10:06 PM

Israeli Scientists Build Better Chemotherapy System

Israeli scientists have figured out a more efficient, “healthier” way to target cancer cells with chemotherapy.Chana Ya'ar, 5/31/2012, 9:58 AM

Ancient Gold Jewelry Collection Discovered at Megiddo

Archaeologists have discovered a collection of ancient jewelry hidden in a vessel at Tel Megiddo in the Jezreel Valley in northern Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 5/21/2012, 8:03 PM

Minister Landau: The Riots and Rocks Started at TAU

Water and Energy Minister Uzi Landau tells A7 that Jews who honor Nakba Day are inviting violence against their own peopleGabe Kahn, 5/15/2012, 9:53 PM

Israeli Scientists Test New Drug for Chronic Pain

Israeli scientists have developed a new drug for chronic neuropathic pain that isn't helped by the traditional medications.Chana Ya'ar, 5/1/2012, 12:13 AM

Toulouse Attack Anti-Semitic Irrespective of Perpetrator

Dr. Roni Stauber says the murder of four Jews in Toulouse is no less anti-Semitic for having been carried out by a MuslimGabe Kahn & Yoni Kepinski, 4/18/2012, 6:26 PM

Anti-Semitic Incitement and Harassment Up in 2011

The Kantor Center at TAU released its annual anti-Semitism report for 2011, noting disturbing trends for world JewryGabe Kahn, 4/18/2012, 6:25 PM

'Dead Sea Drying' – An Ancient Pattern

Environmentalists are concerned about the Dead Sea drying up, but Tel Aviv Univ. scientists say the pattern is one as old as time itself.Chana Ya'ar, 4/16/2012, 12:14 AM

Israeli Scientists: Obesity Leads to Depression, Burnout

A new study by Israeli scientists finds that obesity can lead to depression and greater burnout at work.Hana Levi Julian, LCSW-R, 2/23/2012, 10:18 PM

TAU Microbiologists Engineer 'Superbug' Cleaner for Hospitals

Tel Aviv University scientists create a liquid solution to help fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria and keep patients safe in hospitals.Chana Ya'ar, 1/26/2012, 2:16 PM

Israeli Researchers Discover Fungi-Bacteria Partners

Tel Aviv University researchers have discovered a mutually beneficial relationship between fungi and bacteria that allows both to spread.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 11/28/2011, 10:37 PM

Ultrasound Technology Advanced by Dolphins and Bats

Advances in ultrasound technology is being inspired by a new Israeli research project that studies dolphins, bats and mole rats.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 11/17/2011, 1:18 PM

TAU Researcher Warns Polio Still a Threat

A Tel Aviv University researcher warns that polio is still a threat, contrary to the widespread Western belief the virus no longer exists.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 11/9/2011, 9:24 AM

Israeli iPhone App Trains the Brain -- and the Eyes

A new Israeli iPhone app trains the brain to translate blurry images into clear ones, helping to improve middle age vision.Chana Ya'ar, 11/2/2011, 12:52 PM

Researchers Claim Internet More Good Than Bad for Teens

Israeli researchers are finding that the Internet is playing a more positive role than a negative one in teenagers' lives.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 10/2/2011, 1:11 PM

Clinical Trials on Stem Cell Treatment for Lou Gehrig's Disease

Clinical trials have just begun on a new Israeli technology by TAU scientists to help patients suffering from Lou Gehrig's disease.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 9/21/2011, 12:55 PM

Israeli Scientist Discovers Cause of Rare 'Fingerprint' Disease

An Israeli scientist at Tel Aviv University has discovered the rare genetic mutation that causes one to be born without fingerprints.Chana Ya'ar, 9/20/2011, 2:16 AM

Israeli Scientist Develops Technology to Diagnose Hearing Loss

An Israeli scientist at Tel Aviv University has developed a unique fast-track technology to diagnose hearing loss.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 9/15/2011, 11:40 AM

Proposed Bill: Stop Appearance of Terrorists in Israeli Schools

MK Alex Miller initiates bill to limit appearances in Israeli schools of persons convicted of helping terror groups.Elad Benari, 6/2/2011, 5:14 AM

Scientists Build Tool to Spot Ancient Earthquakes

Scientists at Tel Aviv University have created a new tool to help understand the patterns of ancient earthquakes. Chana Ya'ar, 3/17/2011, 3:47 PM

Tel Aviv University Develops Powerful Electronic Sensor

Powerful electronic sensor is capable of detecting many kinds of explosives.Elad Benari, 11/4/2010, 4:17 AM

Israeli Researchers: A Precision Bomb for Cancer Cells

Tel Aviv Univ develops a molecular "smart bomb" that can lead to more effective and safer chemotherapy for those suffering from the dread disease.Baruch Gordon, 8/25/2010, 2:39 AM

New Meds Could Stop Cancer by Cutting Off Its Blood

Tel Aviv U researchers developing new medicines that could prevent cancer and make existing cancer a manageable chronic illness.Gil Ronen, 8/11/2010, 8:03 PM

Routine Blood Tests Could Replace Colonoscopy

Tel Aviv U researchers discover that routine blood tests can provide an early warning for colorectal cancer.Hillel Fendel, 8/4/2010, 12:07 AM

TAU Works on Computer Chip Implant to Treat the Brain

Tel Aviv University is working on a project to implant a computer chip into the brain to treat conditions like depression and Parkinson's disease.Hana Levi Julian, 6/29/2010, 2:23 PM

TAU Scientists: Stopping the Spread of Cancer Cells

Researchers at Tel Aviv Universities are on track to finding a way to stop cancer cells from multiplying and spreading.Hana Levi Julian, 6/8/2010, 5:02 PM

TA University Conference: No Entry for Settler Reporters

A reporter for Israel’s newest radio station, Galei Yisrael, was not permitted to enter a TAU conference on the War of Independence.Hillel Fendel, 5/30/2010, 6:44 PM

Jack and the Protein Beanstalk

A plant scientist at Tel Aviv University has found a way to control plant growth hormone --and hopefully lead to increased biofuel production. Hana Levi Julian, 5/23/2010, 2:44 PM

Academic Freedom or Support for Terror?

Tel Aviv University allows supporters of terrorism to appear via video in “Voices from Gaza” conference.Maayana Miskin, 4/16/2010, 12:22 PM

Tel Aviv University: Disabled Children Begin Healing - Magically

A researcher at Tel Aviv University is using magic tricks to make therapeutic exercises more fun for children - with significant results.Malkah Fleisher, 3/17/2010, 7:07 AM

A Solar Battery in a Pea Pod

TAU scientist hopes to harness the power of the pea plant to turn sunlight into energy.Maayana Miskin, 3/7/2010, 9:43 PM

A Sonata a Day Keeps the Baby Doctor Away

New music therapy for premature babies: Playing Mozart helps them gain weight faster, according to Tel Aviv University researchers. How about rap? Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/11/2010, 4:04 PM

Israel, Japan Unite For First Time to Study Brain, Stem Cells

For the first time, top Israeli scientists will partner with Japanese scientists to conduct brain and stem cell research.Malkah Fleisher, 12/28/2009, 11:16 PM

Children's Sleep Changes May Mean 'Terrible Teens' On the Way

A new study by a Tel Aviv University researcher finds that when children begin to change their sleep patterns, adolescence may not be far behind.Hana Levi Julian, 12/24/2009, 12:35 PM

New Tel Aviv University Cancer Drug to be Marketed Worldwide

A new cancer drug developed by Tel Aviv University researcher has been licensed for exclusive worldwide rights to develop and market the drug. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/13/2009, 8:58 PM

Right-Wing Students Afraid to Speak Up, Says Tel Aviv U. Memo

Freedom of speech? Tel Aviv U. students with nationalist views are afraid to speak because of fear leftist professors will give them low grades.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/9/2009, 12:17 PM