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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

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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

RNA modification discovery suggests new code for control of gene expression

A new cellular signal discovered by a team of scientists at the University of Chicago with scientists from Tel Aviv University provides a promising new lever in the control of gene expression. The study, published online Feb. 10 in the...Show More Summary

Slow food: Study by the Tel Aviv university says prehistoric people feasted on turtles

3 months agoArts : Artdaily

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 humans enjoyed roasted tortoise appetizers: Israeli archaeologist

3 months agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Tel Aviv University discovers genetic trigger for asexual plant reproduction

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’s HoloLens will be ‘totally wireless’ with up to 5.5 hours of battery life

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 […]

Adopting a Startup Mindset

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

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