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Israel Takes Innovation to the Developing World

Israel 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 , 11/02/2014 09:54
Expert: EU Uproar Over 'Settlements' Snowballing

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 02:13
Israeli Study Finds New Way To Treat Brain Damage

Israeli Study Finds New Way To Treat Brain Damage

Tel Aviv University study finds hyperbaric oxygen treatment can greatly increase a patient's cognitive ability.Tova Dvorin, 26/11/2013 01:42
TAU Study Links Empire Collapse, Climate Change

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, 23/10/2013 02:44
Three Israeli Universities Ranked Among Top 200

Three Israeli Universities Ranked Among Top 200

In a table comparing universities globally, three Israeli universities feature in the top 200.Adam Ross, 10/09/2013 22:44
TAU Improves Transplants with a ‘Heart of Gold’

TAU Improves 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, 21/07/2013 12:14
Israel is #1 in Preventing Blindness

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, 11/07/2013 20:23
TAU Scientists Working On Parkinson's Treatment

TAU Scientists Working On 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, 20/06/2013 11:30
Ancient Structure Found in Sea of Galilee

Ancient Structure Found in 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, 10/06/2013 19:33
Israeli Students Mourn Establishment of Israel

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, 13/05/2013 19:21
Zionist Students Counter Pro-Arab Demonstration

Zionist Students Counter 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, 28/02/2013 03:13
New Treatment for Stroke, Brain Disorders

New Treatment for Stroke, Brain Disorders

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, 24/01/2013 15:12
Israeli Researchers: Fish Oil Helps Heal Bedsores

Israeli Researchers: 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, 05/12/2012 11:10
Israeli Scientists Near Blood Test for Alzheimer's

Israeli Scientists Near 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
Autism Spectrum Disorders Linked to Schizophrenia

Autism Spectrum Disorders Linked to Schizophrenia

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, 24/10/2012 14:32
Satellite Technology to Spot Sinkholes at Dead Sea

Satellite Technology 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, 17/10/2012 08:36
Preventing PTSD with Sleep Deprivation

Preventing PTSD 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, 20/08/2012 23:40
Professor: Call to Boycott Iran Raid 'Betrayal'

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, 16/08/2012 14:59
TAU's Research on Bats Could Help Neuroscience

TAU's Research on Bats Could Help Neuroscience

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, 10/07/2012 02:14
Archaeologists Uncover Gold Treasure Near Herzliya

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, 08/07/2012 13:59
TAU Links Air Pollution to Recurrent Heart Attacks

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, 06/06/2012 22:16
Richard Wagner's Music to Play in Tel Aviv?

Richard Wagner's Music to Play in Tel Aviv?

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, 04/06/2012 22:06
Building a Better Chemotherapy System

Building a Better Chemotherapy System

Israeli scientists have figured out a more efficient, “healthier” way to target cancer cells with chemotherapy.Chana Ya'ar, 31/05/2012 09:58
Ancient Gold Jewelry Discovered at Megiddo

Ancient Gold Jewelry 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, 21/05/2012 20:03
Min. Landau: The Riots and Rocks Started at TAU

Min. 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, 15/05/2012 21:53
Scientists Test New Drug for Chronic Pain

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, 01/05/2012 00:13
Expert: Toulouse Attack Anti-Semitic

Expert: Toulouse Attack Anti-Semitic

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, 18/04/2012 18:26
Anti-Semitic Incitement and Harassment Up in 2011

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, 18/04/2012 18:25
'Dead Sea Drying' – An Ancient Pattern

'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, 16/04/2012 00:14
Study: Obesity Leads to Depression, Burnout

Study: 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, 23/02/2012 22:18
TAU Scientists Engineer 'Superbug' Cleaner

TAU Scientists Engineer 'Superbug' Cleaner

Tel Aviv University scientists create a liquid solution to help fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria and keep patients safe in hospitals.Chana Ya'ar, 26/01/2012 14:16
Researchers Discover Fungi-Bacteria Partners

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, 28/11/2011 22:37
Ultrasound Technology Inspired by Dolphins

Ultrasound Technology Inspired by Dolphins

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, 17/11/2011 13:18
TAU Researcher Warns Polio Still a Threat

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, 09/11/2011 09:24
Israeli iPhone App Trains the Brain and Eyes

Israeli iPhone App Trains the Brain and 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, 02/11/2011 12:52
Report: Internet Can Be 'Healthy' for Teens

Report: Internet Can Be 'Healthy' 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, 02/10/2011 13:11
New Stem Cell Treatment for Lou Gehrig's Disease

New 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, 21/09/2011 12:55
Scientist Discovers Cause of 'Fingerprint' Disease

Scientist Discovers Cause of '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, 20/09/2011 02:16
New Israeli Technology to Diagnose Hearing Loss

New Israeli 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, 15/09/2011 11:40
Bill: No Terrorists in Schools

Bill: No Terrorists in Schools

MK Alex Miller initiates bill to limit appearances in Israeli schools of persons convicted of helping terror groups.Elad Benari, 02/06/2011 05:14
Spotting the Ancient Earthquake

Spotting the Ancient Earthquake

Scientists at Tel Aviv University have created a new tool to help understand the patterns of ancient earthquakes. Chana Ya'ar, 17/03/2011 15:47
Tel Aviv U Develops New Sensor

Tel Aviv U Develops New Sensor

Powerful electronic sensor is capable of detecting many kinds of explosives.Elad Benari, 04/11/2010 04:17
Precision Bomb for Cancer Cells

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, 25/08/2010 02:39
New Meds Could Stop Cancer

New Meds Could Stop Cancer

Tel Aviv U researchers developing new medicines that could prevent cancer and make existing cancer a manageable chronic illness.Gil Ronen, 11/08/2010 20:03
Colonoscopy to be Obsolete?

Colonoscopy to be Obsolete?

Tel Aviv U researchers discover that routine blood tests can provide an early warning for colorectal cancer.Hillel Fendel, 04/08/2010 00:07
TAU's 'Pacemaker' for the Brain

TAU's 'Pacemaker' for 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, 29/06/2010 14:23
TAU Scientists 'Turn Off' Cancer

TAU Scientists 'Turn Off' Cancer

Researchers at Tel Aviv Universities are on track to finding a way to stop cancer cells from multiplying and spreading.Hana Levi Julian, 08/06/2010 17:02
Settler Reporter Turned Away

Settler Reporter Turned Away

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, 30/05/2010 18:44
Jack and the Protein Beanstalk

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, 23/05/2010 14:44
Academic Freedom or Terrorism?

Academic Freedom or Terrorism?

Tel Aviv University allows supporters of terrorism to appear via video in “Voices from Gaza” conference.Maayana Miskin, 16/04/2010 12:22
Healing Children With 'Magic'

Healing Children With 'Magic'

A researcher at Tel Aviv University is using magic tricks to make therapeutic exercises more fun for children - with significant results.Malkah Fleisher, 17/03/2010 07:07
Solar Battery in a Pea Pod

Solar Battery in a Pea Pod

TAU scientist hopes to harness the power of the pea plant to turn sunlight into energy.Maayana Miskin, 07/03/2010 21:43
Mozart Music Soothes ‘Preemies’

Mozart Music Soothes ‘Preemies’

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, 11/01/2010 16:04
Israel to Study Brain with Japan

Israel to Study Brain with Japan

For the first time, top Israeli scientists will partner with Japanese scientists to conduct brain and stem cell research.Malkah Fleisher, 28/12/2009 23:16
Sleep Changes Signal Teen Years

Sleep Changes Signal Teen Years

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, 24/12/2009 12:35
New Israel Cancer Drug

New Israel Cancer Drug

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, 13/12/2009 20:58
‘Leftist Profs. Intimidate’

‘Leftist Profs. Intimidate’

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, 09/11/2009 12:17