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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

2 weeks 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

2 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

Tel Aviv University Researchers Find Sharp Spike In Global Anti-Semitism

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

The number of violent anti-Semitic attacks around the world surged nearly 40 percent last year, according to a report released Wednesday by researchers at Tel Aviv University in Israel. The report found there were 766 recorded incidents against Jewish people in 2014 — the worst year for attacks since 2009. Show More Summary

The Ten Countries With The Most Reported Cases Of Anti-Semitic Violence

Data Visualisation by @JodySieradzki. Data Source: Tel Aviv University.

Anti-Semitic attacks surged 38% worldwide in 2014: survey

Anti-Semitic attacks surged worldwide in 2014, with the highest number of incidents occurring in France, according to an annual study published in Israel on Wednesday. The report, by Tel Aviv University’s Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry, said 766 violent anti-Semitic acts, with or without weapons, were carried out around the world […]

Hyper-Spectral Imaging – Scientists Develop Device That Allows A Smartphone Camera To Inform You What An Object is Made Of

A new device in the final stages of development, allows a standard smartphone camera to figure out the composition of the object it is aimed at. Electrical engineers from Tel Aviv University in Israel have invented a device that canShow More Summary

Test-tube chicken to be ‘cultured’ in Israeli lab

Tel Aviv University, together with the Modern Agricultural Foundation, has launched a feasibility study on cultured chicken breast production.

Backchannel: computers can talk to each other with heat

3 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

A paper by Ben Gurion University researchers to be presented at a Tel Aviv security conference demonstrates "Bitwhisper," a covert communications channel that allows computers to exchange data by varying their temperature, which can be detected by target machines within 40cm. Read the rest

A new twist on predicting U.S. hurricanes – watch African thunderstorms two weeks in advance

Predicting which African storms will intensify into hurricanes Tel Aviv University researcher finds hurricanes ravaging US and Canada originate as disturbances in western Africa’s atmosphere Hurricanes require moisture, the rotation of the earth, and warm ocean temperatures to grow from a mere atmospheric disturbance into a tropical storm. Show More Summary

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