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Hebrew University Researchers: 'Neurons are much smarter than we thought'

Hebrew University Researchers: 'Neurons are much smarter than we thought'

New research using artificial models of brain-like networks suggest neurons are more powerful than previously believed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2021 16:03
Israeli researchers: 'Astounding results' from new COVID treatment

Israeli researchers: 'Astounding results' from new COVID treatment

Hebrew University team say new treatment could be key to saving COVID patients. 'All patients were discharged in under a week.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/08/2021 09:02
Experts warn of 1,000 new COVID deaths by end of September

Experts warn of 1,000 new COVID deaths by end of September

Hebrew University experts who advise the cabinet, correctly predicted 4th wave warn that severe cases are high among the unvaccinated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/08/2021 15:38
Metal pollution: If it's in the air and our iPhones, it'll end up in our bones

Metal pollution: If it's in the air and our iPhones, it'll end up in our bones

Lead found in 12,000-year-old skeletons reflects increasing rates of lead production, toxic exposure, Hebrew University study finds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/08/2021 14:10
Hebrew U ranks 90th among world's top 100 universities

Hebrew U ranks 90th among world's top 100 universities

Hebrew University of Jerusalem ranks 90th in the 2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities evaluation of higher education institutions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/08/2021 08:37
Spread of Delta variant is 'unstoppable' says Hebrew U professor

Spread of Delta variant is 'unstoppable' says Hebrew U professor

Prof. Gazit blames airport arrivals for new wave, says regulations & vaccines aren't helping enough.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/07/2021 18:14
Hebrew University professor: 'Vaccine less effective against Delta variant'

Hebrew University professor: 'Vaccine less effective against Delta variant'

Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine seems to be 60-80% effective at preventing infection by Delta variant, Hebrew University's Prof. Nadav Katz says.103FM, 05/07/2021 10:20
Hebrew U prof. accuses Israel of ethnic cleansing and murder

Hebrew U prof. accuses Israel of ethnic cleansing and murder

Israeli Arab academic from Hebrew University slanders Israel at University of California event. 'Israel always kills Palestinian civilians.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2021 11:12
Sealed, signed and delivered: Archaeologists unveil ancient seal impressions

Sealed, signed and delivered: Archaeologists unveil ancient seal impressions

Hebrew University archaeologists unveil 7,000 year old seal impressions used for commerce and protection of property.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/06/2021 08:41
Research: Optimism extends life expectancy among seniors

Research: Optimism extends life expectancy among seniors

Always look on the bright side of life: Hebrew University research finds optimism extends life expectancy among seniors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/06/2021 13:45
Hebrew University: Teaching assistant says 'amen' to 'death to Jews'

Hebrew University: Teaching assistant says 'amen' to 'death to Jews'

Students fume after Hebrew University rejects call to fire teaching assistant who called for death of Jews.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/05/2021 11:48
Protein simulation experiments unveil clues on origins of Parkinson’s disease

Protein simulation experiments unveil clues on origins of Parkinson’s disease

New research by Hebrew University and Penn State College of Medicine may allow for development of drugs to treat Parkinson's disease.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/05/2021 18:14
Comprehensive study links coronavirus and stroke in young people

Comprehensive study links coronavirus and stroke in young people

Large-scale study finds strong connection between coronavirus and strokes – particularly in younger patients.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2021 10:38
Hebrew U. team unveils evidence of 2.6 million-year-old tools

Hebrew U. team unveils evidence of 2.6 million-year-old tools

Israeli researchers working at Wonderwerk Cave in South Africa uncover oldest evidence of cave inhabiting hominids ever.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2021 14:57
Bad to the Bone: How junk food hurts kids' bones

Bad to the Bone: How junk food hurts kids' bones

Hebrew University reveals negative impact of junk food on kids’ skeletal development.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/04/2021 10:36
Amazon Web Services, Hebrew U launch quantum computing research

Amazon Web Services, Hebrew U launch quantum computing research

Hebrew University says it is the first Israeli academic institution to partner with Amazon for quantum research.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2021 15:12
Hebrew University and Amazon establish quantum computing research agreement

Hebrew University and Amazon establish quantum computing research agreement

First agreement between Amazon Web Services and an Israeli academic institution to develop quantum technologies is underway.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2021 11:22
Study: COVID vaccine protects pregnant mother and fetus

Study: COVID vaccine protects pregnant mother and fetus

Hadassah Ein Kerem and Hebrew University study finds women, unborn children develop the same antibodies when the mother is vaccinated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/03/2021 20:39
Hebrew U launches Master's program in 'Smart Cities'

Hebrew U launches Master's program in 'Smart Cities'

Hebrew University launches an international Master’s program in “Smart Cities and Urban Informatics.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/03/2021 08:54
Can understanding constipation help diagnose Parkinson's disease earlier?

Can understanding constipation help diagnose Parkinson's disease earlier?

Hebrew University researchers unveil a chain of physiological events that may help provide new methods for disease diagnosis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/03/2021 15:05
Bionic chips to replace animal testing?

Bionic chips to replace animal testing?

Hebrew University researchers develop bionic chips to create cancer-fighting drugs without animal testing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/03/2021 14:12
Hebrew U researchers find radio flares of black hole eating a star

Hebrew U researchers find radio flares of black hole eating a star

For first time, powerful radio flares detected months or years after a black hole destroys a star in unexpected discovery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/02/2021 18:58
'Health Ministry data were intended to cause fear, not presented in true perspective'

'Health Ministry data were intended to cause fear, not presented in true perspective'

Hebrew University Dept of Family Medicine Chairman Prof Amnon Lahad: 'I believe most of them died not from COVID-19, but with COVID-19.'Mordechai Sones, 16/02/2021 18:00
The hidden side of natural disasters

The hidden side of natural disasters

Hebrew University research discovers the effect of natural disasters on charitable and criminal activity.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/02/2021 14:28
Has Hebrew University put an end to invasive biospies?

Has Hebrew University put an end to invasive biospies?

Hebrew University researchers advance simple and inexpensive diagnostic blood test.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/02/2021 14:26
Does a worm hold the secret to genetically reversing brain damage?

Does a worm hold the secret to genetically reversing brain damage?

Hebrew University research successfully produces genetically-engineered synapsis, circumventing neural damage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/02/2021 14:49
Hebrew U. Number of patients in serious condition expected to peak this month

Hebrew U. Number of patients in serious condition expected to peak this month

New research warns morbidity and mortality rates will continue to rise in coming days despite lockdown and vaccination campaign.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/01/2021 17:19
Telem scoops up Shai, Hebrew University Professor

Telem scoops up Shai, Hebrew University Professor

Two new faces have announced their intent to join Ya'alon's Telem party.Shlomo Witty, 10/01/2021 19:23
Israeli researches discover new bee species

Israeli researches discover new bee species

New finding by Hebrew University researchers raises hope for bee habitat conservation amidst declining global bee populations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/01/2021 15:55
Hebrew University experts: Drop in morbidity far off, but ease lockdown

Hebrew University experts: Drop in morbidity far off, but ease lockdown

Experts who advise Coronavirus Cabinet say haredi yeshivas, schools for children over 10 should not reopen after High Holidays.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/10/2020 17:38
Can DNA technology help detect cancer and coronavirus?

Can DNA technology help detect cancer and coronavirus?

Hebrew University inches closer to harnessing DNA molecules for disease detection and electronics.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2020 17:47
Hebrew University researchers call for severe restrictions by next week

Hebrew University researchers call for severe restrictions by next week

Team of university researchers says government must take urgent action to prevent ballooning number of patients in serious condition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2020 20:44
Could threat of COVID-19 be reduced to that of the common cold?

Could threat of COVID-19 be reduced to that of the common cold?

Hebrew University research team discovers how SARS-CoV-2 affects the functioning of lung cells, suggesting simple drug could treat COVID-19.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2020 19:10
Could new treatment massively reduce dangers of the coronavirus?

Could new treatment massively reduce dangers of the coronavirus?

New research at Hebrew University and Mount Sinai suggests that common drug could make coronavirus no more dangerous than the common cold.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2020 19:01
Professor David Kazhdan is first Israeli to win prestigious Shaw Prize

Professor David Kazhdan is first Israeli to win prestigious Shaw Prize

Prize honors those who "enrich humanity's spiritual civilization."Y Rabinovitz, 26/05/2020 20:37
Did fines for violating coronavirus guidelines change Israelis' behavior?

Did fines for violating coronavirus guidelines change Israelis' behavior?

New survey examines how Israelis' behavior during coronavirus outbreak was influenced by government guidelines.Michal Levi, 26/05/2020 14:35
Following release of threatening video, Hebrew U. to increase security for IDF soldiers

Following release of threatening video, Hebrew U. to increase security for IDF soldiers

IDF soldiers studying in Havatzalot course at Hebrew University to get extra security, after far-left student group releases anti-IDF video.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/05/2020 11:16
Hebrew University student group video takes aim at IDF soldiers

Hebrew University student group video takes aim at IDF soldiers

Student branch of the communist Hadash party produces video calling for struggle against IDF soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/05/2020 12:34
Large survey confirms: Loss of smell and taste linked to COVID-19

Large survey confirms: Loss of smell and taste linked to COVID-19

Global survey of 4,000 coronavirus patients supports link between COVID-19 and loss of smell and taste.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/05/2020 10:03
Researchers call cemetery closures 'utterly wrong and unfortunate'

Researchers call cemetery closures 'utterly wrong and unfortunate'

Hebrew University researchers argue economy should not be halted, closure policy could be replaced by measures to prevent virus spread.Mordechai Sones, 23/04/2020 11:35
Hebrew U develops coronavirus test that works 10x faster than other tests

Hebrew U develops coronavirus test that works 10x faster than other tests

Hebrew University researchers develop COVID-19 diagnostic test that uses common lab materials and is 10x faster than other tests.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/04/2020 14:39
Hebrew U. researchers find way to predict spread of coronavirus

Hebrew U. researchers find way to predict spread of coronavirus

New model predicts slowing down in rate of coronavirus spread thanks to preventative measures taken by Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/04/2020 20:37
Researchers: 1,000 patients in serious condition by end of Passover

Researchers: 1,000 patients in serious condition by end of Passover

Researchers at Hebrew University say the number of hospitalized patients with coronavirus will increase significantly within two weeks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/03/2020 05:31
World’s top math prize awarded to Hebrew U’s Hillel Furstenberg

World’s top math prize awarded to Hebrew U’s Hillel Furstenberg

The Abel Prize, often referred to as the Nobel of Mathematics, recognizes contributions that are of 'extraordinary depth and influence.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/03/2020 13:34
Leftist professor: 'Israel needs to close off haredi cities to prevent spread of COVID-19'

Leftist professor: 'Israel needs to close off haredi cities to prevent spread of COVID-19'

Hebrew University condemns professor who implied haredim spread coronavirus: 'Embarrassing and racist'Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/02/2020 12:24
Left wing hysteria and hypocrisy over volunteer credits

Left wing hysteria and hypocrisy over volunteer credits

Left wing groups cannot bear the thought that people who do not think their way can volunteer in social service programs to help Israelis. Such as Im Tirtzu members - and the vitriol it has produced is very revealing. Matan Peleg, 20/02/2020 15:59
3,000-year-old Canaanite temple discovered in southern Israel

3,000-year-old Canaanite temple discovered in southern Israel

Hebrew University team unearths Canaanite temple in Lachish in southern Israel, along with oldest example of Hebrew letter 'samech'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/02/2020 13:38
Hebrew U prof calls for armed Palestinian militias against "Terror-settlers"

Hebrew U prof calls for armed Palestinian militias against "Terror-settlers"

Far-left Hebrew University professor draws fire for calling Israelis in Judea and Samaria 'terror-settlers', calls for armed Arab militias.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/02/2020 10:05
Israeli docs strike big blow to antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs'

Israeli docs strike big blow to antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs'

Hebrew U. team brings hope to patients with life-threatening, drug-resistant infections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/01/2020 16:07
Hebrew U. team finds vaccine has unusual effect on Alzheimer's

Hebrew U. team finds vaccine has unusual effect on Alzheimer's

Medical research team at Hebrew University finds that TB vaccine may actually be able to prevent Alzheimer's disease.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/12/2019 09:40
Large study: Smoking increases risk for gestational diabetes

Large study: Smoking increases risk for gestational diabetes

Pregnant smokers at higher risk for gestational diabetes, Hebrew University study finds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/12/2019 11:59
Anti-Israel academics: 'Many anti-Semites support Zionism'

Anti-Israel academics: 'Many anti-Semites support Zionism'

Israeli, Jewish academics call on French Parliament to reverse 'Anti-Zionism is Anti-Semitism' resolution.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/12/2019 15:03
Albert Einstein heads to China

Albert Einstein heads to China

Hebrew University celebrates Einstein’s 140th birthday with special exhibit on Nobel laureate’s life and times.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2019 12:03
'Peace Now' professor:  'May lightning strike down IDF soldiers'

'Peace Now' professor: 'May lightning strike down IDF soldiers'

Hebrew U prof. calls IDF soldiers 'Jewish terrorists,' hopes 'lightning strikes them down.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/07/2019 14:52
6 Israeli universities among the top 1,000

6 Israeli universities among the top 1,000

Hebrew University named best university in Israel, 162nd worldwide, in QS World University Rankings for 2020.Marcy Oster/JTA, 19/06/2019 19:57
Hebrew U leads Israel in number of PhDs this year

Hebrew U leads Israel in number of PhDs this year

335 students will be awarded, with honorary degrees going to individuals including Miriam Naor, Rabbi Dr. Shlomo Riskin, Judea Pearl.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/06/2019 16:04
'Hebrew University is a political incubator for anti-Zionists'

'Hebrew University is a political incubator for anti-Zionists'

Hebrew University professor calls to boycott Israel-hosted international physics competition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2019 11:59