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Of course, BDS supporter hijacks ALS ice bucket challenge to bash Israel

Meanwhile, groundbreaking ALS research takes place at Tel Aviv University which is subject to the BDS academic boycott.

You can steal data from a computer by touching it

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Normally, breaking a PC's security involves either finding security exploits or launching brute force attacks, neither of which is necessarily quick or easy. However, a team at Tel Aviv University has come up with a potentially much simpler way to...

Survey: .4% of Israeli Jews Believe Israel Should Accept All Hamas Ceasefire Demands

JERUSALEM - The results of the latest Israeli Peace Index--a monthly survey conducted by Tel Aviv University and the Israel Democracy Institute--reveal that just.4% of Israeli Jews believe that Israel should concede to all of Hamas' demands for a lasting ceasefire. Show More Summary

New Tel Aviv University building is "greenest in the Middle East"

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

You'd hope that a school of environmental studies would practice what it preaches. Well, Tel Aviv University's Porter School of Environmental Studies does so emphatically. Its newly inaugurated building is, it says, the first LEED Platinum-certified...Show More Summary

Whey protein could help control diabetes: study

Researchers at Tel Aviv University found that a whey protein drink before breakfast can subdue the volatile glucose levels indicative of type 2 diabetes.

Swaddle Baby’s Bottom with Jellyfish! New Tech Solves Two Major Eco Plagues

Based on research from Tel Aviv University on the super-absorbancy of jellyfish flesh, the Israeli nanotechnology company Cine’al Ltd. is developing a diaper that's more absorbent and decomposes in just 30 days. And by the way, this new green product is made of jellyfish.

IsraeI: Poll Shows Almost Unanimous Support for Military Op in Gaza

The Israel Democracy Institute and Tel Aviv University released their collaborative peace index poll Tuesday, which covers how Israelis view the current Israel-Hamas conflict. Israeli public opinion shows that over 90% of Israel’s Jews...Show More Summary

Obedience, Embracing, Normalcy and Failure: Ariel Rubenstein on the Bombs and the Missiles: Live from Tel Aviv University CCXXVIII: July 29, 2014

Ariel Rubenstein: Four Comments on the Situation: Obedience, Embracing, Normalcy and Failure: Obedience: Contempt for obedience... >...I take pride in the fact that when the sirens go off, I demonstratively refrain from heading to a protected space. Show More Summary

Proof: Parkinson's enhances creativity

Prof. Rivka Inzelberg of Tel Aviv University's Sackler Faculty of Medicine and the Sagol Neuroscience Center at Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, documented the exceptional creativity of Parkinson's patients two years ago in a review for Behavioral Neuroscience. Show More Summary

Bad night's sleep just as bad as sleep deprivation: study

In a first of its kind study, researchers at Tel Aviv University's School of Psychological Sciences established a causal link between interrupted sleep and compromised cognition, attention span and humor, concluding that interrupted sleep is roughly equivalent to four hours of consecutive sleep.

New Tel Aviv University research links Alzheimer's to brain hyperactivity

Patients with Alzheimer's disease run a high risk of seizures. While the amyloid-beta protein involved in the development and progression of Alzheimer's seems the most likely cause for this neuronal hyperactivity, how and why this elevated activity takes place hasn't yet been explained – until now. read more

Rose Art Museum and Tel Aviv Museum of Art partner to promote Israeli video art

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

Brandeis University?s Rose Art Museum and the Tel Aviv Museum of Art are undertaking a shared initiative to support the work of emerging Israeli video artists. The joint project, which includes the establishment of the Chami Fruchter...Show More Summary

How breast cancer 'expresses itself'

About one in eight women in the United States will contract breast cancer in her lifetime. Now new research from Tel Aviv University-affiliated researchers, in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University, has provided another tool to help women, clinicians, and scientists searching for a cure to the one of the most widespread yet incurable diseases on the planet. read more

A Literary Refuge

Rachel Kadish shares her experience teaching a creative writing course at Bar Ilan University near Tel Aviv, where her classroom doubled as a bomb shelter. Noting that her 11 students “spanned six nationalities, as well as a range of points along the religious spectrum (some were wholly secular Jews, some Orthodox, some Christian …)”, she […]

Rebellious Economics Students Have a Point

4 months agoNews : News Desk

In case you missed it—and you probably did—there’s a revolt afoot in the universities. It’s not exactly Paris, 1968, but there is a significant, if small, movement, extending from New York and London to Rome and Tel Aviv, determinedShow More Summary

Muslims Interrupt War Memorial Shouting “Allahu Akbar” & Blasting Music

Israel 6884 war memorial at Tel Aviv University (PikiWiki) Arab Muslim students at Tel Aviv University interrupted a Memorial Day ceremony honoring fallen soldiers and terror victims near the dorms. The Muslims shouted “Allahu Akbar” and played Arabic music loudly … Continue reading ?

30-second smartphone charge demonstrated using biological semiconductors

I’d find this video hard to believe were it not for its credentials. The WSJ reports that StoreDot, the start-up behind the technology, has its background in the Nanotechnology department of Tel Aviv University, and it’s been demonstrated at Microsoft’s Think Next conference. Show More Summary

Drawing conclusions

Is a picture worth only a thousand words? According to Dr. Carmit Katz of Tel Aviv University's Bob Shapell School of Social Work, illustrations by children can be a critical tool in forensic investigations of child abuse. read more

Corporate layoff strategies are increasing workplace gender and racial inequality

Research from Prof. Alexandra Kalev of Tel Aviv University's Department of Sociology and Anthropology reveals that current workplace downsizing policies are reducing managerial diversity and increasing racial and gender inequalities....Show More Summary

Israeli Defense Minister Slams Obama: U.S. Is ‘Demonstrating Weakness’

6 months agoNews : Mediaite

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon has joined the chorus of critics calling President Obama a weak leader, saying at Tel Aviv University that "it doesn't pay" for the United States to be projecting an image of "feebleness" on the world stage.

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