TAU Prof. Nili Cohen Gets Israel Prize In Law
March 15, 2017 | The Israeli Minister of Education has announced that Prof. Nili Cohen, of The Buchmann Faculty of Law at Tel Aviv University, will receive the Israel Prize in Law for her lifelong, groundbreaking work in the field. Prof. Cohen’s received her undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate degrees at Tel Aviv University and has served as a teacher […]
March 15, 2017
Researchers Turn Oceans’ Biggest Menace – Jellyfish – Into Sustainable Medical Products
Jellyfish are the oceans' peskiest predator that can ruin anyone's fun day at the beach but now Israeli research has found a reason to fish jellyfish and use them to produce a sustainable resource.
August 19, 2014
The ‘Memory’ Of Starvation Stays In Your Genes For Three Generations, Tel Aviv Researchers Show
Only one eighth of the world's population knows what it means to suffer from starvation, but according to new research from Tel Aviv University, the children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of starving people continue to inherit these 'starvation' genes.
August 04, 2014
Israeli Research Finds Parents’ Interrupted Sleep Is The Equivalent Of No Sleep At All
New parents know the feeling - the familiar cry in the night, followed by a blind shuffle to the crib, a feeding, a diaper change, and a final retreat back into oblivion, every hour. Now research from Tel Aviv University finds that the interrupted sleep patterns of new parents could have a much more wearisome toll than previously thought.
July 14, 2014
Israeli And American Researchers’ Findings Could Make Kidney Transplants A Thing of the Past
Kidneys were long believed to be static organs that don't change, but now Israeli and American researchers have discovered that parts of the kidney can actually regenerate themselves, making the team of researchers hopeful that kidney transplants may soon be a thing of the past.
July 06, 2014
Stunning Eco Architecture: Take A Look At Israel’s ‘Greenest’ Building
Take a sneak peak at Israel's greenest building, Tel Aviv University's Porter School of Environmental Studies. The structure was built to maximize natural light, runs on renewable energy and even has its own "EcoWall" with special labs for ecological experimentation.
June 24, 2014
No Camels: Radiocarbon Shows Domesticated Camels Didn’t Exist During Biblical Times
Archaeologists at Tel Aviv University recently discovered that domesticated camels are not the Israeli invention that the Bible makes them out to be. Their findings have allowed them to push the date of Israeli domesticated camels back from the 12th century BCE to the 9th century BCE.
June 23, 2014
NaNose: The Breathalyzer Test That Sniffs Out Lung Cancer Before It Spreads
Cancer researchers from universities in Israel, America and Britain have come together to create a breakthrough in lung cancer detection that uses a simple and noninvasive breathalyzer test.
June 19, 2014
‘Sweet’ Success For Israeli Researchers In The Treatment And Early Detection Of Diabetes
As diabetes grows more rampant and threatens to affect one in three Americans in less than four decades, it is no wonder that extensive research is being done to treat and prevent the condition. In Israel, two researchers have made significant advancement in treating type I and detecting type II diabetes.
April 29, 2014
Tel Aviv University Launches Challenge That Will See Young Israeli Entrepreneurs Help Developing World
There are almost 4 billion people in the world who are still facing basic problems, such as malnutrition, poor education and water contamination. The Pears Challenge launched yesterday in Tel Aviv to harness Israeli innovation in the developing world.
February 06, 2014
Researchers Find Cause Of Some Allergies May Be Skin Deep
For many people, transitional seasons mean one thing: allergies. Until recently, skin allergies were considered to be caused by a malfunction in the immune system, but Israeli researchers have learned that the cause may be in the body's "gatekeeper" – the skin.
October 23, 2013
What’s With The Crazy Weather On Uranus And Neptune?
Astronomers are constantly researching conditions on other planets, with hopes of getting a better understanding of the different celestial bodies in our solar system. Now, new light has been shed on the conditions on Neptune and Uranus.
June 14, 2013
Can’t Quit? Smoking Less Will Also Improve Your Health
Many smokers find it hard or even impossible to quit. While the health risks of smoking are well-known, a new study from Tel Aviv University shows that people who reduce the number of cigarette they smoke, rather than quit altogether, can also improve their health.
December 02, 2012
TAU Study Finds Simple Blood Test May Reveal Early-Stage Alzheimer’s
Detecting early- stage Alzheimer's disease may be as easy as a simple blood test, a new study at Tel Aviv University suggests. The scientists found that the test may be up to 90 percent accurate in predicting the disease.
November 24, 2012
Tel Aviv University And Google Team Up To Make Your Computers Feel Sorry
A project initiated by TAU's School of Computer Science and funded by the U.S. internet giant Google would make computers learn from past mistakes in order to better anticipate the future.
April 17, 2011