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Scientists at Tel Aviv U. announce 'Breakthrough' in cancer treatment

Researchers have identified a molecule that promises to be more effective than an antibody currently used to treat the disease.

Scientists at Tel Aviv U: 'Breakthrough' in cancer treatment

Can extreme heat make men hungry?

A new study by Tel Aviv University may shine new light on the special effects of sunlight.

Can extreme heat make men hungry?player

Israeli researchers solve mystery of glowing coral

Tel Aviv University researchers prove for the first time the purpose of coral reefs' fluorescent glow.

Israeli researchers solve mystery of glowing coral

Israel announces digital Iron Dome

The new head of the National Cyber Directorate explained his department's new project against Iran at Tel Aviv University.

Israel announces digital Iron Dome

Where do COVID-19 variants come from?

New Israeli research suggests that immunocompromised patients suffering chronic COVID infections lead to mutated variants.

Where do COVID-19 variants come from?

Israeli institutions suffering due to sanctions on Roman Abramovich

Tel Aviv University president privately defended lobbying for oligarch donor Roman Abramovich.

Israeli institutions suffering due to Roman Abramovich sanctions

Israeli study shows olive trees first domesticated 7,000 years ago

'This is the earliest evidence for cultivation of a fruit tree,' researchers from Tel Aviv University & the Hebrew University say.

Olive trees first domesticated 7,000 years ago

Experimental drug may be able to treat range of rare syndromes

Researchers discover mechanism shared by mutations in different genes associated with autism, schizophrenia, and other conditions.

Experimental drug may be able to treat range of rare syndromes

EU parliament president: Where there is dialogue, there is hope

In first stop on Israel visit, Roberta Metsola pledges to work toward bolstered Israel-EU ties.

EU parliament president: Where there is dialogue, there is hope

Arab students arrested for assaulting Jews at Tel Aviv U

Arab students arrested for assaulting Jewish counter-demonstrators at 'Nakba Day' rally.

Arab students arrested for assaulting Jews at Tel Aviv U

New study issues a warning to women over 50

Women over 50 who snore face an elevated risk of sleep apnea, about 15% of older women are at significant risk of developing sleep apnea.

New study issues a warning to women over 50

Israeli researchers tout 'healthy weapon' against COVID

Peas and Pumpkins to battle coronavirus? Team at Tel Aviv University say supplements based on fruits, vegetables can protect against COVID.

Israeli researchers tout 'healthy weapon' against COVID

The nanodrug that attacks the cancer twice

Researchers from Tel Aviv University prove that a drug delivery system based on lipid nanoparticles can utilize RNA to overcome cancer.

The nanodrug that attacks the cancer twiceplayer

Study: Long-term consequences for 1/4 of children with minor head injury

Over a quarter of children discharged from emergency room after mild head injury suffer chronic post-concussion symptoms, study shows.

1/4 of children with minor head injury suffer long-term effects

Israeli neuroscientists use artificial intelligence to reassess studies on consciousness

Israeli neuroscientists reexamine hundreds of contradictory experiments on the connection between neural activity and consciousness.

Using artificial intelligence to assess studies on consciousness

New study shows investors may replace charities with social funds

First-of-its-kind study shows most social investment fund investors didn't contribute to charities, but those who did reduced contributions.

'Investors may replace charities with social funds'

What was recycling like 500,000 years ago?

First-of-its-kind study at Tel Aviv University finds that prehistoric collectors recycled stone tools to preserve ancestors' memory.

What was recycling like 500,000 years ago?

Tel Aviv University will assist Ukrainian students and researchers

Tel Aviv University offers scholarships for tuition, living expenses, to students and researchers from Ukraine universities.

Tel Aviv University to assist Ukrainian students & researchers

Global breakthrough in treating post-traumatic stress disorder

For the first time: Researchers identify brain wounds in IDF veterans with PTSD, relieve their symptoms using hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

Global breakthrough in treating post-traumatic stress disorder

This breakthrough may enable people with paralysis to walk again

In world first, Tel Aviv University researchers engineer human spinal cord implants for treating paralysis.

This breakthrough may enable people with paralysis to walk againplayer

Early humans placed hearth at optimal location in their cave, minimizing smoke exposure

Findings indicate early humans knew about spatial planning, placed hearth to obtain maximum benefit with a minimum of unhealthy smoke.

Early humans placed cave's hearth to minimize smoke exposure

Study: Ketogenic diet may reduce damage from traumatic brain injury

The diet improves spatial, visual memory, lowers indices of brain inflammation, and slows rate of cellular aging.

Study: Ketogenic diet may reduce traumatic brain injury damage

Start Up Nation in ancient Canaan

Thanks to advanced management skills, the Arava became the copper power of the ancient world.

Start Up Nation in ancient Canaan

Study: First Temple Jerusalem elite suffered from infectious disease

2,700-year-old remains of intestinal parasite eggs discovered beneath toilet in luxury estate at Armon Hanatziv Promenade in Jerusalem.

Jerusalem elite suffered from disease in First Temple era

Israeli study finds cannabis oil effective in treating autism

Researchers at Tel Aviv University say cannabis oil offers surprising results in experiments aimed at treating autism.

Israeli study finds cannabis oil effective in treating autismplayer

Study: Too much smartphone use by parents bad for toddlers

Tel Aviv University researchers find moms devote only 25% of their attention to toddlers while browsing the Internet on the phone.

Study: Too much smartphone use by parents bad for toddlers

Saving lives with artificial intelligence

New technology developed at Tel Aviv University uses artificial intelligence to help doctors identify high-risk patients.

Saving lives with artificial intelligence

World first: Top experts formulate international ethical code for ancient DNA research

As the field of ancient DNA research expands, experts formulate international ethical code to guide researchers in their work.

Experts formulate int'l ethical code for ancient DNA research

New Israeli technology aims to identify lying by monitoring facial muscles

Researchers at Tel Aviv University say they caught 'liars' at an unprecedented accuracy of 73% by measuring the movements of facial muscles.

Israeli tech aims to identify lying by monitoring face muscles

TAU researchers identify which proteins in coronavirus damage blood vessels

Tel Aviv University find 5 proteins which cause vascular damage in COVID-19 virus, leading to hope for better treatments.

TAU researchers identify blood vessel-damaging COVID proteins

Israeli study: Light pollution threatens survival of crickets

Artificial light at night makes male crickets chirp during the daytime, disrupting reproduction, Tel Aviv University researchers discover.

Israeli study: Light pollution threatens survival of crickets

Tel Aviv University suspends professor over anti-haredi rant

'Haredi lawmakers aren't even on the level of an octopus,' says Tel Aviv University lecturer. 'Likud MK Miri Regev is an animal.'

Tel Aviv University suspends professor over anti-haredi rant

Watch: Has Israel discovered a cure for cancer?

Israeli scientists believe they have come up with a unique solution that may prove highly-effective in treating the malignant disease.

Watch: Has Israel discovered a cure for cancer? player

Holocaust survivor who became Australia's richest woman dies at 92

Jewish philanthropist Millie Phillips donated to many causes, including giving $15 million to Tel Aviv University in 2015.

Holocaust survivor who became Australia's richest woman dies

400 New York University members sign letter urging boycott of Tel Aviv campus

Boycott letter originally denounced by NYU administration as at odds with the tenets of academic freedom now has over 400 signatures.

400 NY Uni members sign letter urging boycott of Tel Aviv campus

New study shows Pfizer coronavirus vaccine effective against South African variant

Study from TA University, Clalit Research Institute, shows Pfizer vaccine protects, but less, against South African coronavirus strain.

New study shows vaccine effective against South African variant

Israeli research: Breastmilk antibodies effective against coronavirus

New research analyzes antibody levels and quality in newly-vaccinated nursing mothers, with important results.

Research: Breastmilk antibodies effective against coronavirus

Arab hackers breach Tel Aviv University's Facebook page

Arab hackers breach university's Facebook page, post images of PLO flags and anti-Israel slogans.

Arab hackers breach Tel Aviv University's Facebook page

New study reveals soaring levels of anxiety & depression linked to lockdown

Around 1 in 10 Israelis reported severe anxiety in pre-epidemic period, as compared to almost 1 in 3 now.

New study reveals soaring levels of anxiety linked to lockdown

Fruits of peace: Scholastic collaboration with Abu Dhabi

First signs of success in Emirates deal: TLV U conducted webinar with senior members of Abu Dhabi's TRENDS Institute.

Fruits of peace: Scholastic collaboration with Abu Dhabi