First woman selected to head the Tel Aviv University Board of Governors

Dafna Meitar-Nechmad selected to be next Chair of Tel Aviv University’s Board of Governors Last Wednesday Tel Aviv University’s Search Committee unanimously recommended the appointment of Dafna Meitar-Nechmad as the next Chair of the TAU Board of Governors. After serving for three years as Co-Chair of the TAU Global Campaign, Meitar-Nechmad will replace Prof. Jacob […]

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The human brain grew as a result of hunting small animals following the extinction of large animals

A new paper by Dr. Miki Ben-Dor and Prof. Ran Barkai from the Jacob M. Alkow Department of Archaeology at Tel Aviv University proposes an original unifying explanation for the physiological, behavioral and cultural evolution of the human species, from its first appearance about two million years ago, to the agricultural revolution (around 10,000 BCE). […]

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Biological Therapy has Proved a Suitable Alternative to Antibiotics

Tel Aviv University researchers have developed a biological substitute for the treatment of tuberculosis, which in the future could serve as an alternative for the traditional “chemical” antibiotic therapy. Dr. Freund: “Advances in molecular medicine enable us to develop new tools to rout microbes, which can also solve the problem of drug-resistant germs”. This groundbreaking […]

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Tel Aviv University launches the Multidisciplinary Center for Artificial Intelligence and Data Science

Tomorrow (Wednesday) Tel Aviv University will launch the new Multidisciplinary Center for Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Data Science (DS), headed by Prof. Meir Feder of the Iby and Aladar Fleischman Faculty of Engineering. The Center will enhance basic research in these areas, encourage multidisciplinary research that uses the most advanced methods of AI and DS, […]

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“Jewish family” in Israel

There is no one characteristic “Jewish family” in Israel. Secular, traditional, religious and ultra-orthodox families are very different in their values and praxis. Notwithstanding, Israel is still a very familial society – with high marriage rates, low divorce rates, the very high childbirth rates compared to other developed countries. There are two gaps I wish […]

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New research: Ozone (a gas found in the atmosphere) against Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Researchers have proved that ozone is effective in disinfecting Coronavirus It is possible to destroy the virus within minutes by gaseous ozone, which can be produced synthetically indoors. The advantage of gaseous ozone over liquid disinfectants (such as alcohol and bleach) is its ability to treat entire rooms, including all objects found in it and […]

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An International Program for Politics, Cyber and Government

·       The Program is the first in the world to combine politics, cyber and government, arousing the interest of international students from leading countries worldwide. ·       Due to the pandemic, the Program was launched this year as a small-scale pilot and is expected to expand considerably next year. ·       The Head of the Program, Prof. Eviatar Matania: “Israel […]

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