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Tel Aviv Univ discovery may redefine classifications in the animal kingdom

Children are taught that all living organisms -- from animals, plants, and fungi to bacteria and single-celled organisms -- belong to specifically different categories of organic life. A new discovery by Tel Aviv University researchers...Show More Summary

Bees to scientists: 'We're more complicated than you think'

Chemical signaling among social insects, such as bees, ants and wasps, is more complex than previously thought, according to researchers at Penn State and Tel Aviv University, whose results refute the idea that a single group of chemicals controls reproduction across numerous species. read more

Oops! It may not be ‘ocean acidification’ killing coral after all – common chemical found in sunscreen is poisonous to coral reefs

From the AMERICAN FRIENDS OF TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY and the “settled science” department: Sunscreen is proven toxic to coral reefs Tel Aviv University researchers discover chemical found in most sunscreen lotions poses an existential threat to young corals The daily use of sunscreen bearing an SPF of 15 or higher is widely acknowledged as essential…

Genomic ancestry linked to mate selection, study shows

Genetic ancestry, as well as facial characteristics, may play an important part in who we select as mates, according to an analysis from UC San Francisco, Microsoft Research, Harvard, UC Berkeley and Tel Aviv University. read more

New Study: Just One Abortion Causes Problems for Women in Future Pregnancies

Researchers at Tel Aviv University found that women who have just one abortion are more likely to have complications in other pregnancies. The Daily Mail reports that even though most scientists agree that women who have numerous abortions are at greater risk for experiencing pregnancy complications, the new study shows that just one abortion can […]

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Links for you. Science: Tel Aviv University researcher finds non-psychotropic compound in marijuana can help heal bone fissures DNA Reveals These Red-Haired Chinese Mummies Come From Europe And Asia Measles Virus Races Through Northwest Cameroon The Origins of the Dismal … Continue reading ?

Study: Cannabis Can Help Heal Broken Bones

Newsweek: Cannabis could be used in medicinal form to speed up the healing of broken bones, according to a new study at Tel Aviv University. Researchers found that the non-psychotropic element in cannabis -- the element that does not...Show More Summary

Tel Aviv University academics debate BDS for the first time

On June 8th, 2015 Tel Aviv University academics held a first ever debate on BDS. Read a speech by Dr. Hilla Dayan given in support of the academic boycott of Israel.

This Pita Bread Can Hack Your Computer

Researchers at Tel Aviv University have found a way to steal data from laptops using a gadget that fits inside a pita bread. This may be the last time you order the hummus dipping platter.

This Pita Bread Radio Can Hack Through Any Laptop’s Encryption

Inventive researchers at Tel Aviv University have come up with a new way of spying on computer users, one that can reportedly steal passwords wirelessly with help of a radio and… pita bread. DON’T MISS: How Beats Fools You Into Thinking...Show More Summary

Security researchers have figured out how to hack into laptops using pita bread and a radio

Researchers at Tel Aviv University have come up with a clever way of hacking into laptops: Using a radio receiver and a piece of pita bread. The researchers published their findings online, showing that many models of laptop give off electromagnetic radiation that can be manipulated into revealing the passwords stored on laptops. Show More Summary

Wait, I thought our ancestors were paragons of good health?

400,000-year-old dental tartar provides earliest evidence of human made pollution Tel Aviv University researchers, in collaboration with scholars from Spain, the U.K. and Australia, have uncovered evidence of food and potential respiratory...Show More Summary

Paris Louvre denies discrimination against a group of Israeli students who wanted to visit the museum

5 months agoArts : Artdaily

The Louvre in Paris has denied accusations that it discriminated against a group of Israeli students who wished to visit the world-famous museum. Last month, Professor Sefy Hendler from the University of Tel Aviv tried to make a group reservation for 12 art history students at the Louvre and the Sainte-Chapelle chapel and was denied. Show More Summary

Israeli University Bans Pride Celebration

A university in Tel Aviv is under fire for canceling a Pride event and suggesting students should hold an event offering psychological counseling instead. read more

Nearby 'dwarf' galaxy is home to luminous star cluster

A team of Tel Aviv University and UCLA astronomers have discovered a remarkable cluster of more than a million young stars are forming in a hot, dusty cloud of molecular gases in a tiny galaxy very near our own. The star cluster is buried...Show More Summary

Syria won’t be reconstructed even in 50 years, an Israeli official predicts

By: Ben Caspit, Columnist for Al-Monitor Israeli Deputy Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Yair Golan, who previously headed the Northern Command, addressed a Tel Aviv University conference June 1 to mark 30 years since the Israel Defense Forces’ establishment of the security zone in southern Lebanon. He said, “From a strategic perspective, our situation in […]

FED VICE CHAIR FISCHER: If the economy stumbles, we'll slowdown the pace of rate hikes

The Federal Reserve can always slow the pace at which it normalizes interest rates. That was the basic message of Fed vice chair Stanley Fischer, who spoke at Tel Aviv University in Israel on Tuesday. "The tightening of U.S. policy will begin only when the U.S. Show More Summary

Spivakov is doctored in Tel Aviv

7 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

The Russian violinist Vladmir Spivakov will be awarded an honorary doctorate tomorrow at Tel Aviv University. He stands, with Denis Matsuev and Valery Gergiev, in the front rank of Putin apologists. His US appearances have attracted human rights and pro-Ukraine protests.

The No. 1 Way Your Partner Is Helping (or Hurting) Your Fitness

It's no surprise that having a fit partner-in-crime helps when committing to a new workout routine - but this new study explains it especially helps if that person is your literal partner. Research conducted at Tel Aviv University found...Show More Summary

Violent anti-Semitic attacks spiked in 2014

An annual report from Tel Aviv University researchers reveals that anti-Semitic incidents rose dramatically worldwide in 2014, with violent attacks on Jews ranging from armed assaults to vandalism against synagogues, schools, and cemeteries. read more

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