An important step in the battle against antibiotic-resistant bacteria

A mechanism through which “good” viruses kill “bad” bacteria and block their reproduction Researchers at Tel Aviv University discovered a process by which a “good” virus selectively destroys the DNA of “bad” bacteria, thereby stopping its reproduction. The discovery may assist in the development of treatments against antibiotic-resistant bacteria that cause infectious diseases. The paper […]

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International collaboration between Tel Aviv University and U.A.E.: Joint Israeli-Emirati Water Research Institute to Open in Abu Dhabi, UAE

Also: Israeli technology company Watergen laid the cornerstone for a production facility in the UAE A first of its kind agreement was signed this Tuesday in Abu Dhabi to launch a joint Israeli-Emirati Water Research Institute. It is the first official agreement of its kind when a Water Research Institute is being established as part […]

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New study at Tel Aviv University reveals: In 5 years: Over 450 leading organizations worldwide have adopted the Working Definition of Antisemitism – adopted by the International Holocaust

Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) exactly 5 years ago. At the same time, a disturbing rise has been observed in antisemitic manifestations toward Jews around the world – The Working Definition is an effective tool for identifying antisemitism, designed to assist courts of law, government offices, police forces, local authorities, universities, sports clubs and more. – The governments of the US, Canada, Germany […]

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“Arabic for Beginners” by the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies

  907 applicants enrolled within two and half hours and hundreds of others requested that their names be included on the waiting list. The breakdown of enrollees indicates that they belong to all disciplines on campus, including Chemistry, Medicine, Theater, Computer Science, Literature, Biology, etc. The course: “Arabic for Beginners” by the Department of Arabic and […]

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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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