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TAUB, The Locust Inspired Robot

A researcher from Tel Aviv University has developed a locust inspired robot called TAUB that can jump up to 11 feet high and go forward 4.5 feet. Using 3d printing for the plastic parts, carbon rods, tension springs and a … Continue reading ?

It Turns Out You're A Really Bad Judge Of Who Your Friends Are

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

If you are like us -- mere humans who only want to be loved -- beware of what you're about to read: A new study will likely make you question every friendship you've ever had. Researchers from Tel Aviv University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found as many as half of the people we consider friends may not think of us in the same way. Show More Summary

India's Bene Israel Appear to Have Jewish Origins Based on Genetic Testing

A new study from Tel Aviv University, Cornell University and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine reveals genetic proof of the Jewish roots of the Bene Israel community in the western part of India. They have always considered themselves...Show More Summary

Ouch: Half of your friends may not actually consider you to be their friend

Do you know who your friends are? Most people don’t, according to a study recently published in the PLoS One. According to researchers from Tel Aviv University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, only around half of the people you call your friends would agree with that judgment. Show More Summary

Confirming Your Worst Fears, New Study Shows Most of Your Friends Don’t Like You

3 weeks agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

As the acclaimed sociologist Kanye West once asked: Real friends, how many of us? According to a new study from Tel Aviv University and MIT in the journal Plos One, the answer is: Not as many as you think. Researchers looked at 600 students from Europe, the U.S., and Israel to see ... More »

Researchers reveal top 10 most popular reptiles (they're also the scariest...)

Scientists from Oxford University and Tel Aviv University have ranked the world's most 'popular' reptiles, revealing the species that capture the public's imagination and providing valuable quantitative data towards the debate surrounding...Show More Summary

Key repeater molecule that governs genetic memory discovered

Researchers from Tel Aviv University just found an important mechanism for the transmission of epigenetic influences between generations. Get ready for some acronyms.

Scientists net virus behind tilapia die-offs in Israel and Ecuador

An international scientific team led by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and Tel Aviv University has identified and characterized a novel virus behind massive die-offs of farmed tilapia in Israel and Ecuador, which threatens the $7.5 billion global tilapia industry. Show More Summary

Tel Aviv University study reveals how diet shaped human evolution

Homo sapiens, the ancestor of modern humans, shared the planet with Neanderthals, a close, heavy-set relative that dwelled almost exclusively in Ice-Age Europe, until some 40,000 years ago. Neanderthals were similar to Homo sapiens, with whom they sometimes mated -- but they were different, too. Show More Summary

New York sculptor Michelle Segre exhibits at the Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery in Philadelphia

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

The Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery of the University of the Arts is presenting the Philadelphia one-person premier of New York sculptor Michelle Segre. Michelle Segre was born in Tel Aviv, Israel in 1965 and received her BFA in 1987 from Cooper Union School of Art. Show More Summary

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Raphael Kutscher, 'Ur-Lisi and Other Officials on Three Umma Tablets from Tokyo Tel Aviv: Journal of the Institute of Archaeology of Tel Aviv University Volume 7, Issue 3-4, 1980, pages 173-178. The three tablets are now in the possession of Mr. Show More Summary

Cyborg Heart Patch Replaces Dead Cardiac Tissue with Combination of Healthy Cells, Electronics

2 months agoIndustries / Medical : medGadget

Scientists at Tel Aviv University in Israel have developed a “cyborg heart patch” for replacing injured cardiac tissue. There has been considerable research on creating scaffolds seeded with cardiac cells, but simply delivering a bunch of cells in a neat package produces underwhelming results. Show More Summary

Medical News Today: 'Bionic heart patch' could offer heart transplant alternative

Scientists from Tel Aviv University in Israel have created a 'bionic heart patch' that could enable real-time delivery of tissue regeneration drugs for heart failure patients.

Researchers Create "Cyborg Heart Patch"

The new bionic tissue allows doctors to monitor patients' hearts remotely, too. Researchers at Tel Aviv University's Department of Biotechnology, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology...Show More Summary

Robot learning companion offers custom-tailored tutoring

Parents want the best for their children's education and often complain about large class sizes and the lack of individual attention. Goren Gordon, an artificial intelligence researcher from Tel Aviv University who runs the Curiosity...Show More Summary

American Taylor Force Killed During Series Of Violent Tel Aviv Stabbing Attacks

Multiple stabbing attacks in Tel Aviv on Tuesday left several people injured and one person dead. American combat veteran and Vanderbilt University graduate Taylor Force was killed in a stabbing rampage along a seaside boulevard in the ancient Mediterranean port city of Jaffa. Show More Summary

Found: A Hungarian Mummy With the Gene for Colon Cancer

A mummy found with the gene. (Photo: Tel Aviv University) Back in 18th century Hungary, colon cancer wasn't really a problem that people worried about. It's one of those diseases that's become more common as people have lived longer, cushier lives–it's associated with eating processed food and spending too much time lazing around. Show More Summary

Tel Aviv University discovers fabric collection dating back to Kings David and Solomon

The ancient copper mines in Timna are located deep in Israel's Arava Valley and are believed by some to be the site of King Solomon's mines. The arid conditions of the mines have seen the remarkable preservation of 3,000-year-old organic...Show More Summary

Science Just Wants To Be Free

By Dr Roey Tzezana is a senior analyst at Wikistrat, an academic manager of foresight courses at Tel Aviv University, blogger at Curating The Future, the director of the Simpolitix project for political forecasting, and founder of TeleBuddy. Show More Summary

Arab Girl Forces Israeli University to Retract Arabic Language Ban

Tel Aviv University performed a U-turn on a ban on its call center workers speaking Arabic on Wednesday after its only Arab employee quit and detailed her story to Israeli newspaper Haaretz. In December 2015, a supervisor at the university’s...Show More Summary

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