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Israelis develop system for cleaning industrial pollution

18 October 2018

A new process under development in Israel could provide the economical, earth-friendly solution many industries seek for cleaning up soil, sludge and sediment polluted by their activitiesRead More

New Cannabis Research Lab Set Up On Hebrew University Campus

16 October 2018

A new cannabinoid research lab called Lumir Lab has been launched on the Hebrew University of Jerusalem campus after the Asana Bio Group, an Israeli holding company that takes part in medical cannabis financing, invested $2.3 million to establish the facilityRead More

Hebrew University Tech Transfer Arm Yissum Launches Nano Technology Fund

15 October 2018

The new fund will focus on innovations in the fields of smart materials, 3D printing, quantum science, and renewable energyRead More

Persisting Unemployment in the Face of Change

25 September 2018

Dr. Michael Amior is seeking to understand why certain cities are constantly in a state of economic flux with low workforce participation and employment rates while others are notRead More

Counting (on) Sheep? Promising Gene Therapy for Visually-Impaired Sheep Now Safe for Human Trials

24 September 2018

Back in 2009, a group of Israeli researchers identified a herd of Awassi sheep suffering from “day blindness”. As its name implies, these sheep were blind during the day (in bright light) but could see at night, in low-light conditionsRead More

At Hebrew University, all students will study entrepreneurship

14 September 2018

Everyone in the workforce today needs to know how to be innovative, says the new managing director of the university’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship CentreRead More

Royal Albert Hall Honours Einstein

12 September 2018

Professor Albert Einstein who spoke in 1933 at this iconic London landmark was honoured with the laying of a flagstone bearing his nameRead More

For First Time in 40 Years, Cure for Acute Leukemia Within Reach

24 August 2018

Acute myeloid leukemia is one of the most aggressive cancers. While other cancers have benefitted from new treatments, there has been no encouraging news for most leukemia patients for the past 40 years. Until now.Read More

Need Help with Your Math Homework? Ask the Worms

26 July 2018

New Hebrew University Research Reveals Complex Math Calculations Worms Perform in Search for FoodRead More

Centenary Celebrations for Hebrew University Founded by Einstein, Freud, Weizmann!

12 July 2018

How many universities in the world can claim to have been founded by the likes of Albert Einstein and Sigmund Freud? With those brilliant minds – and more – all participating in its inaugural board meeting?Read More