Two scientists from Tel Aviv University have won the 2020 Nature Research Awards for Mentoring in Science.

The winners are Professor Neta Erez and Professor Tal Pupko for excellence in mentoring the next generation of scientists. The award is given to scientists who excel in mentoring research students in their laboratories, thus contributing to the development of the future of science – in Israel in particular and in the world in general. […]

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Scientists at Tel Aviv University developed a gene therapy for deafness

Scientists at Tel Aviv University developed a gene therapy for deafness (Photo: Prof. Karen Avraham and Shahar Taiber. Photo Credit: Tel Aviv University.) The scientific breakthrough may help in the treatment of children with hearing loss – The innovative therapy, replacing defective genes with healthy genes, may prevent deafness in children born with genetic mutations […]

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Stanford University study: 12 researchers are among the world top 50 in their disciplines

Remarkable achievement for Tel Aviv University and Israel 333 TAU are among the top 2% A new study from Stanford University identified the top 2% researchers in various disciplines worldwide. The list includes 160,000 researchers from 149 countries in 22 scientific disciplines and 176 subdisciplines. 333 TAU faculty members are ranked among the top 2% […]

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The new development will enable taking photos of race cars, runners, birds in flight, and dunking basketballs into hoops

Researchers from Tel Aviv University have developed a technology that enables photographing moving objects Researchers from Tel Aviv University have developed a computational photography process based on an optical element that encodes motion information and a corresponding digital image processing algorithm, enabling clear, sharp photography of moving objects without motion blur, i.e. avoiding the movement […]

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OVER A THIRD OF ISRAELIS PREFER TO BE VACCINATED WITH AN ISRAELI VACCINE

Survey Reveals That 80% of Israeli’s Believe High-Tech Heavily Influences Israel’s International Standing 9 December, Tel Aviv, Israel: A survey conducted by the Geocartography Institute, a leading Israeli research institute, ahead of the first-ever DiploTech Global Summit 2020 which aims to build bridges through Israeli innovation, found that 35% of Israelis prefer to be vaccinated […]

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First-Ever Global Diplomatic-Technology Summit to Explore Israel’s Pioneering Post-Covid Solutions

Ambassadors Nikki Haley and Danny Danon will Appear alongside World Leaders, Policy Makers and Israeli Innovators for a Virtual Meeting of Minds on the Future of Sustainable Innovation Ambassador Nikki Haley and Ambassador Danny Danon will be headlining a global summit on Wednesday 16 December 2020 that will include world leaders, heads of states, ministers of […]

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Why do bats fly into walls?

Researchers at Tel Aviv University solve the mystery: Why do bats fly into walls? A sensory misperception – like people bumping into a glass wall Researchers at Tel Aviv University investigated why bats collide with large walls even though they detect these walls with their sonar system. The researchers conclude that the collision does not […]

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Tel Aviv University Professor Named one of the world’s first winners of the Schmidt Science Polymath Award

Israel’s very own Prof. Oded Rechavi of Tel Aviv University will receive  $2.5m for unrestricted research as part of the prestigious prize defined as “an experiment in extreme curiosity-driven innovation” A great honor for Israeli science:  Schmidt Futures, a philanthropic initiative founded by Eric and Wendy Schmidt,  has decided to establish a new $2.5m award […]

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The Sky is Not the Limit

Tel Aviv University Builds and Launches a Nanosatellite into Space. The small satellite, designed and assembled on campus, will measure cosmic radiation around the earth The TAU-SAT1 nanosatellite was devised, developed, assembled, and tested at the new Nanosatellite Center, an interdisciplinary endeavor of the Faculties of Engineering and Exact Sciences and the Porter School of […]

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