News and updates about TAU

Senior Tel Aviv U. official:

'Shame Netanyahu wasn't on the helicopter that crashed'

Chairman of the Executive Council of Tel Aviv University Eli Gelman refused to erase the message wishing for the Prime Minister's demise, insisting that 'for the amount of damage that Netanyahu is doing to the State of Israel' it was not exaggerated to pray for such a thing.

'Shame Netanyahu wasn't on the helicopter that crashed'

Tel Aviv U professor to staff:

Don't wear 'Bring Them Home' apparel to class

'A shirt with the words, 'Bring them home now,' or, 'Together, we will win,' is a type of statement about the war,' Prof. Sivan Toledo says.

Don't wear 'Bring Them Home' apparel to class

NYU graduate student union votes to join BDS

Grad student workers union passes resolution to support BDS, demands NYU cut ties with Tel Aviv University for its 'discrimination.'

NYU graduate student union votes to join BDS

'You Tel Aviv University Professors Are The Real Occupiers'

Activist Baruch Marzel breaks into 'occupation' conference, points out hypocrisy of institution founded on destroyed Arab village.

'You Tel Aviv University Professors Are The Real Occupiers'

Israeli Innovation Impresses UN Official

Helen Clark, administrator of the UN's Development Program, marvels at glow-in-the-dark plants, easy-access medical testing.

Israeli Innovation Impresses UN Official

'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.

'Start Up Nation' Takes Innovation to the Developing World

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.

Expert: EU Uproar Over 'Settlements' Snowballing

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.

Israeli Study Introduces New Options For Brain Damage Treatment

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.

TAU Study Links Empire Collapse, Climate Change

Three Israeli Universities Ranked Among Top 200

In a table comparing universities globally, three Israeli universities feature in the top 200.

Three Israeli Universities Ranked Among Top 200

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.

TAU Scientists Improve Transplants with a ‘Heart of Gold’

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.

Israel is #1 in Preventing Blindness

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.

Artificial Sweetener May Lead to New Parkinson's Treatment

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.

Ancient Structure Found Under Sea of Galilee

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 protesters

Israeli Students Mourn Establishment of Israel

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.

Video: Zionist Student Protest Counters Pro-Arab Demonstration

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.

TAU Research Team Discovers New Treatment for Stroke

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.

Israeli Researchers Say Fish Oil Helps Heal Bedsores

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.

Israeli Scientists Nearing Blood Test for Alzheimer's

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).

Autism Spectrum Disorders Linked to Schizophrenia, Bipolar

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.

Satellite Technology used to Spot Sinkholes at Dead Sea

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.

Blocking Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder with Sleep Deprivation

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 Iran

Professor: Call to Boycott Iran Raid 'Betrayal'

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.

TAU's Research on Bats Could Help Neuroscience Research

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.

Archaeologists Uncover Gold Treasure Near Herzliya

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 more

TAU Links Air Pollution to Recurrent Heart Attacks

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.

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

Israeli Scientists Build Better Chemotherapy System

Israeli scientists have figured out a more efficient, “healthier” way to target cancer cells with chemotherapy.

Israeli Scientists Build Better Chemotherapy System

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.

Ancient Gold Jewelry Collection Discovered at Megiddo

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 people

Minister Landau: The Riots and Rocks Started at TAU

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.

Israeli Scientists Test New Drug for Chronic Pain

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 Muslim

Toulouse Attack Anti-Semitic Irrespective of Perpetrator

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 Jewry

Anti-Semitic Incitement and Harassment Up in 2011

'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.

'Dead Sea Drying' – An Ancient Pattern

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.

Israeli Scientists: Obesity Leads to Depression, Burnout

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.

TAU Microbiologists Engineer 'Superbug' Cleaner for Hospitals

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.

Israeli Researchers Discover Fungi-Bacteria Partners

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.

Ultrasound Technology Advanced by Dolphins and Bats

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.

TAU Researcher Warns Polio Still a Threat

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.

Israeli iPhone App Trains the Brain -- and the Eyes

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.

Researchers Claim Internet More Good Than Bad for Teens

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.

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

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.

Israeli Scientist Discovers Cause of Rare 'Fingerprint' Disease

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.

Israeli Scientist Develops Technology to Diagnose Hearing Loss

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.

Proposed Bill: Stop Appearance of Terrorists in Israeli Schools

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.

Scientists Build Tool to Spot Ancient Earthquakes

Tel Aviv University Develops Powerful Electronic Sensor

Powerful electronic sensor is capable of detecting many kinds of explosives.

Tel Aviv University Develops Powerful Electronic Sensor

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.

Israeli Researchers: A Precision Bomb for Cancer Cells

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.

New Meds Could Stop Cancer by Cutting Off Its Blood

Routine Blood Tests Could Replace Colonoscopy

Tel Aviv U researchers discover that routine blood tests can provide an early warning for colorectal cancer.

Routine Blood Tests Could Replace Colonoscopy

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.

TAU Works on Computer Chip Implant to Treat the Brain

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.

TAU Scientists: Stopping the Spread of Cancer Cells

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.

TA University Conference: No Entry for Settler Reporters

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.

Jack and the Protein Beanstalk

Academic Freedom or Support for Terror?

Tel Aviv University allows supporters of terrorism to appear via video in “Voices from Gaza” conference.

Academic Freedom or Support for Terror?

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.

Tel Aviv University: Disabled Children Begin Healing - Magically

A Solar Battery in a Pea Pod

TAU scientist hopes to harness the power of the pea plant to turn sunlight into energy.

A Solar Battery in a Pea Pod

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?

A Sonata a Day Keeps the Baby Doctor Away

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.

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

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.

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