Discoveries in an Israeli cave dating back 200,000 years show that early humans ate turtles alongside plants and large game animals, the Tel Aviv university said on Tuesday. Turtle specimens found around the Qesem cave, some 12 kilometres (seven miles) east of Tel Aviv, also indicated the methods used to prepare them. Show More Summary
Prehistoric cave-dwellers enjoyed munching on tortoises roasted in their shells as an appetizer or side dish, Ran Barkai, an archaeologist at Tel Aviv University, said on Tuesday. Barkai helped lead a research team who found 400,000-year-old tortoise shells and bones in a cave in Israel that showed...
The reproduction process is essentially the same in humans, animals and most plants. Both female and male organisms are required to contribute to the phenomenon. read more
Microsoft technical evangelist Bruce Harris has unveiled new details for Microsoft’s augmented reality headset HoloLens. At an event in Tel Aviv, Harris was recorded (via Petri) saying that that any universal Windows 10 app will run natively on the device, as we’ve already heard, and that developers will naturally need to create 3D apps to […]
Every year, the National University of Singapore sends students in their junior year abroad to work as interns with small startups in major hubs such as Silicon Valley, Beijing, and Tel Aviv. After completing a year with the startup, they return to Singapore to finish their studies and eventually start their own business. Show More Summary
Tel Aviv University researchers develop unique system to deliver therapy at site of Mantle Cell Lymphoma.
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
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
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…
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
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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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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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