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Blank Presents The Timing Of Tax Transparency At Hebrew University

Joshua Blank (NYU) presented The Timing of Tax Transparency, 90 S. Cal. L. Rev. 449 (2017) (review here), at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel yesterday as part of its Tax Law Forum hosted by David Gliksberg (Hebrew U): Fairness in the administration of the tax law is a subject of...

Friend or foe? How the unconscious mind picks out faces in a crowd

(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) Imagine you're walking down a busy street like Times Square in New York. There are tons of people around. As you make your way through the crowd, your brain notices several faces but ignores the rest. Show More Summary

James Patterson partners with Einstein Archives for children's book series

The latest project from prolific thriller novelist James Patterson will aim to bring a love of Albert Einstein to young readers. Patterson is partnering with the Albert Einstein Archives at Hebrew University of Jerusalem to write a series of middle-grade books focusing on “Max” Einstein, a fictional...

Conference on High Intensity Lasers in Israel (CHILI) brings world's top scientists to Tel Aviv

(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) This year's international Conference on High Intensity Lasers in Israel (CHILI) will bring scientists together for three days in Tel Aviv to discuss the interaction of high intensity lasers with matter, such as laser fusion, ion/electron/laser acceleration, X-ray/neutron radiation, and attoscience.

Enhancing the quantum sensing capabilities of diamond

(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) Researchers have discovered that dense ensembles of quantum spins can be created in diamond with high resolution using an electron microscopes, paving the way for enhanced sensors and resources for quantum technologies. Show More Summary

Novel technique reveals the intricate beauty of a cracked glass

(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) Typical crack speeds in glass easily surpass a kilometer per second, and broken surface features may be well smaller than a millimeter, so the processes that generate these patterns have been largely a mystery. Show More Summary

LIGO confirms 1989 prediction about neutron star mergers producing gamma ray bursts

(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) Today's announcement by LIGO confirms a longstanding prediction made almost thirty years ago by a team headed by Prof. Tsvi Piran at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Published in Nature in 1989...Show More Summary

Rosetrees Trust Interdisciplinary Prize awarded to Hebrew University scientists

(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) The Rosetrees Trust Interdisciplinary Prize for 2017 has been awarded to two scientists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Prof. Yaakov Nahmias and Prof. Nir Friedman, for their research proposal to engineer a platform that mimics the physiological dynamics of human metabolism. Show More Summary

Building interdisciplinary bridges for research and recognition of intersexed bodies

(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) The Hebrew University of Jerusalem will host an international conference, 'Building Interdisciplinary Bridges for Research and Recognition of Intersexed Bodies,' focused on the complex experiences and challenges of people born with intersexual bodies. Show More Summary

Nano chip system measures light from single bacterial cell to enable chemical detection

(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) Researchers at the Hebrew University have created a nanophotonic chip system using lasers and bacteria to observe fluorescence emitted from a single bacterial cell. The novel system paves the way for an efficient and portable on-chip system for diverse cell-based sensing applications, such as detecting chemicals in real-time.

Nanoscale chip system measures light from a single bacterial cell to enable portable chemical detection

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have created a nanophotonic chip system using lasers and bacteria to observe fluorescence emitted from a single bacterial cell. To fix the bacteria in place and to route light towardShow More Summary

Zika pandemic study shows health authorities can improve communication and monitoring

(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem who studied health monitoring and communication during the recent Zika pandemic have proposed ways for health authorities to better contain future pandemics. Show More Summary

AI, crowdsourcing combine to close 'analogy gap'

(Carnegie Mellon University) Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem devised a method enabling computers to mine databases of patents, inventions and research papers, identifying ideas that can be repurposed to solve new problems or create new products.

Scientists find new method to control electronic properties of nanocrystals

Researchers from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Stony Brook University, and the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have discovered new effects of an important method for modulating semiconductors. The...Show More Summary

Hebrew University's Center for Jewish Art launches the world's largest Index of Jewish Art

5 months agoArts : Artdaily

The Center for Jewish Art at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem launched the world?s largest online database of Jewish art today at the World Congress of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem. The Bezalel Narkiss Index of Jewish Art is a collection of digitized images and information about Jewish artifacts from all over the world. Show More Summary

Mysterious children's neurological disease is traced to a single error in one gene

(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) A multinational research effort led by researchers in Israel has discovered the biological basis of a rare but severe neurological disorder in children. In a research paper published today, scientists describe for the first time how the children's cells are flooded with ribosomal RNA and are poisoned by it. Show More Summary

Rapid 3-D printing in water using novel hybrid nanoparticles

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology have developed a new type of photoinitiator for three-dimensional (3-D) printing in water. These novel nanoparticles could allow for the creation...Show More Summary

Nanoparticles for 3-D printing in water open door to advanced biomedical materials

(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) A new type of photoinitiator for (3-D printing in water could further the development of biomedical accessories, bring advances in traditional industries such as plastics, and offer an environmentally friendly approach to additive manufacturing.

Huge drop in men’s sperm levels confirmed by new study – here are the facts

6 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Sperm count in men from North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand declined by 50-60% between 1973 and 2011, according to a new study from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Surprisingly, the study, which analysed data on the sperm counts of 42,935 men, found no decline in sperm counts in...

First direct observation and measurement of ultra-fast moving vortices in superconductors

(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) Researchers have made the first direct visual observation and measurement of ultra-fast vortex dynamics in superconductors. Their technique, detailed in the journal Nature Communications, could contribute...Show More Summary

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