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Study suggests that brain damages caused by Zika virus congenital infection go beyond microcephaly

A recent study published by Brazilian researchers from the D'Or Institute for Research and Education (IDOR), Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Institute for Research Professor Amorim Neto (IPESQ), alongside Tel Aviv University...Show More Summary

Is This the End of Skin Cancer?

2 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Researchers at Tel Aviv University say theyve found a way to stop the spread of the most deadly kind of skin cancer.

Novel technology may prevent burn scars

A group of researchers from Tel Aviv University and Harvard University has devised a new non-invasive method to prevent burn scarring caused by the proliferation of collagen cells. They are using short, pulsed electric fields prevent the formation of burn-related hypertrophic scars -- raised tissue caused by excessive amounts of collagen. read more

Check Out This New Fleshy Metamaterial for Prostheses, Smiles

Tel Aviv scientists develop 'soft robot' metamaterial https://t.co/mhUB4Ftx5J pic.twitter.com/E01LSHitL6 — Haaretz.com (@haaretzcom) July 28, 2016 Scientists from Tel Aviv University have developed a soft, flesh like material that can be “programmed” to produce whatever pattern they would like, according to Haaretz. Show More Summary

Tel Aviv University research opens the 'black box' of malignant melanoma

When malignant melanoma metastasizes to the brain, it is a death sentence for most patients. Metastatic melanoma is the deadliest of the skin cancers and the mechanisms that govern early metastatic growth and interactions of metastatic cells with the brain microenvironment remain shrouded in mystery. read more

Archaeological Find Could Tell the Story of the Philistines

Harvard University archaeologist Lawrence Stager has led the Leon Levy Expedition to Ashkelon since 1985, clocking more than 30 years of excavations in a 150-acre site in the ancient seaport 35 miles south of Tel Aviv, reports the Harvard Gazette. Now, a major find related to the little-known Philistines, some...

The Problem with Diversity Training

The Washington Post reports: ”In the cover story of the latest issue of the Harvard Business Review, sociologists from Harvard University and Tel Aviv University explore the counterintuitive idea that some of the most common tools for improving diversity — one of which is mandatory training — are not just ineffective. Show More Summary

Bloggers at Loggerheads: Israel-Palestine Conflict Incited by Social Media

Social media agitation has contributed considerably to the escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Michal Hatuel-Radoshitzky of Tel Aviv University told Sputnik.

Tel Aviv Diary: White Nights, Dark Shadows

2 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

On June 31, Tel Aviv residents stepped out to the annual celebration known to locals as Laila Lavan, literally “White Night”—a uniquely Tel Aviv all-night event featuring concerts, open-air shows, lectures by university professors (as...Show More Summary

Tel Aviv, Israel: Conference on Sustainable Food Systems

This is at the second day of the conference on Sustainable Food Systems, sponsored by The Manna Center Program for Food Safety and Security at Tel Aviv University, the Israeli Forum for Sustainable Nutrition, and NYU’s Global Research Initiatives.   The meeting is at Bar Shira Hall at Tel Aviv University (directions are here).  The […]

Family of Tel Aviv attacker tries to understand how star pupil turned to violence

Khaled Makhamri was an excellent student enrolled in university in Jordan on a prestigious governmental scholarship. Now his family is trying to understand why he carried out one of the deadliest attacks in Tel Aviv in years. More than...Show More Summary

Israel's greenest building produces more energy than it consumes

Tel Aviv University's Porter School of Environmental Studies (PSES) wasn't interested in achieving the minimum LEED certification -- this building lives and breathes a dedication to the planet. In order to be awarded LEED Platinum certification...Show More Summary

How to Tell If Your Friendship Is for Real

Post by Stephanie Booth. So, funny fact. That friend you think is a friend? She might not REALLY be. This isn't about us being judgy. It's about science. And new research from Tel Aviv University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology says that only about HALF of all friendships are genuine. Show More Summary

TAUB, The Locust Inspired Robot

3 months agoHobbies / Robotics : Robot Living

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

4 months 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

4 months 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.

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