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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

2 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

3 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

Fish growth by adding reproduction inhibitors

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have developed molecules that inhibit fish reproduction and consequently boost growth rates.

Novel diagnostic approach could lead to earlier diagnosis of Parkinson's disease

(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) A novel diagnostic approach developed at the Hebrew University's Faculty of Medicine could pave the way toward a test enabling earlier detection of Parkinson's disease.

Educational summit for peace in Jerusalem answers Pope Francis' call for culture of youth encounter

(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) From July 2-5, 2017, an unprecedented gathering of educators, religious leaders and students from around the world will take place in Jerusalem, in a summit co-organized by the Pontifical Scholas Occurrentes and the Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace, at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

First 'haploid' human stem cells could change the face of medical research

(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) Scientists have isolated and replicated embryonic stem cells containing just one set of chromosomes in humans, with implications for diagnostics, regenerative medicine and cancer research. The innovative...Show More Summary

An Israeli innovation feeds the world with more fish protein

(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) A new way to grow larger fish and feed the expanding world population has earned a Hebrew University aquaculture expert a 2017 Kaye Innovation Award. Young tilapia fed molecules developed by Prof. Berta Levavi-Sivan gained 25 percent more weight versus fish that did not receive the supplement.

Algorithm dramatically improved drug discovery methods, earns 2017 Kaye Innovation Award

(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) An algorithm developed in the laboratory of Prof. Amiram Goldblum, at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Institute for Drug Research, has been used to reduce drug discovery times -- from years to months and even to weeks. Show More Summary

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