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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(Left to right): Guy Dorman, Dr Zvi Reznic, Prof. Meir Feder

The Oscar goes to an Israeli team for developing a technology that significantly impacts the film industry

Unprecedented achievement for Tel Aviv University The American Academy of Motion Pictures officially announced: An Israeli achievement: Last night the American Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced the Academy Award winners in the Scientific & Engineering category for 2021: Prof. Meir Feder of the Iby and Aladar Fleischman Faculty of Engineering at Tel […]

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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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