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Modern Behavior Of Early Humans Found Half A Million Years Earlier Than Previously Thought

Evidence of sophisticated, human behavior has been discovered by Hebrew University of Jerusalem researchers as early as 750,000 years ago – some half a million years earlier than has previously been estimated by archaeologists.


Ph.D. graduate of Hebrew University one of four in world to win top prize for young life scientists.

A Ph.D. graduate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is one of four young scientists in the world to be awarded the GE & Science Prize for Young Life Scientists. He is Dr. Tommy Kaplan.


'Scientists on the trains' Chanukah lecture on Maccabees departing from Modiin

Commuters on Israel's trains will be transported back into history next week with the second Scientists on the Trains lectures on 'Stories of the Maccabees: What really happened?' to coincide with the festival of Chanukah


International conference at Hebrew U. on 'A Century of Yiddish'

If you thought Yiddish was something of the past or confined to ultra-Orthodox neighborhoods, think again. An international conference next week at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem shows that Yiddish is in fact blossoming.


Hebrew University find clue to mystery of how biological clock operates on 24-hour cycle

How does our biological system know that it is supposed to operate on a 24-hour cycle? Scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have discovered that a tiny molecule holds the clue to the mystery.


Hebrew University ranked in top 100 universities in world

Jerusalem, November 2, 2009 The Hebrew University of Jerusalem has been ranked 64th among the world's 100 top universities in the new Academic Ranking of World Universities issued by Shanghai Jiao Tong University


$1.3 million research ship dedicated at Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences in Eilat

$1.3 million research ship dedicated at Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences in Eilat.


Prof. Isaiah (Shai) Arkin appointed head of the Authority for Research and Development

Beb Sasson: "Arkin is a scientist whose integrative and multi-disciplinary approaches are dominant in his work"


A new door to future treatment of disorders of impaired consciousness

A new understanding of how anesthesia and anesthesia-like states are controlled in the brain


Largest-ever collection of coins from Bar-Kokhba revolt found by cave researchers

The coins were discovered in three batches in a deep cavern located in a nature reserve in the Judean hills


Hebrew U. researchers shed light on the brain mechanism responsible for processing of speech

Researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have succeeded for the first time in devising a model that describes and identifies a basic cellular mechanism that enables networks of neurons to efficiently decode speech in changing conditions.


Homeless Holocaust survivor in NY leaves $150,000 to Hebrew U.

Holocaust survivor who never visited Israel left half her assets to University


Promising new treatment for Alzheimer’s Suggested based on Hebrew U research

Research carried out at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has resulted in a promising approach to help treat Alzheimer disease


Prof. Menahem Ben-Sasson elected president of Hebrew University

Prof. Menahem Ben-Sasson, was elected as president of the university. The election, based on the recommendation of a search committee, came at the closing session of the 72nd meeting of the university's Board of Governors.


Shlomo Avineri to receive Bublick Prize

Prof. Shlomo Avineri will be awarded the Shlomo Bublick Prize 2009 by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem


Hebrew University to launch biggest center in Israel for brain research

Established with lead gift from Edmond J. Safra Philanthropic Foundation


Search committee recommends Menahem Ben-Sasson as

Prof. Menahem Ben-Sasson has been recommended by a search committee to serve as the next president of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The committee


Hebrew University wins Defense Ministry bidding to establish military medical program

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem will establish a special program for training of physicians for the Israel Defense Forces. The university was chosen by the Defense Ministry in a public bidding among Israeli universities to operate the program


Hebrew U scientist develops safe, quick technique for eliminating reblockage of arteries

An easily implementable technique to avoid reblockage of arteries that have been cleared through angioplasty and stent insertion has been developed by researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem


Hebrew University hosts students from besieged south for scientific enrichment program

Over 100 eighth and ninth grade students from Ashkelon, Sderot and Netivot participated in science workshops at the Hebrew University

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