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This week’s edition: Thumb wrestling, impact of drought, community gardens, new HU members of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, women behind the Centre for Disabilities Study, 2 podcasts in Hebrew – colonial legacies and new insights into marketing in the world of consumerism.
President Yitzchak Herzog announces the Princess Alice scholarship after meeting Prince CharlesRead more
The late Duke of Edinburgh’s mother will be recognised with the compassion and perseverance scholarship at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Einstein papers sell for a record $13mRead more
The historic letters between Einstein and Swiss engineer Michel Besso, his friend and colleague, detail his work leading up to his most famous achievement.
The Hebrew University Highly Ranked as Producer of EntrepreneursRead more
Four Israeli universities were listed in PitchBook’s 2021 ranking of 50 leading undergraduate programs that produce the most VC-backed entrepreneurs.
Hebrew University Alumni feature highly in Israel’s most promising Under-40sRead more
The daily business newspaper ‘The Marker’ has issued its 40 Under 40, 2021, the most promising innovative and entrepreneurial winners on the scene. 13 of the 40 are Hebrew University Alumni.
A WAY IN: Newly-Identified State in Bacteria Has Major Implications for Antibiotic Treatment and Resistant StrainsRead more
It’s easy to forget that there are also many types of bacteria threatening human health – our survival depends on the constant quest for new antibiotics that can destroy them.
Keeping Data Secure on The Internet: Quantum Encryption Advances at Hebrew UniversityRead more
Quantum computers will revolutionize our computing lives. For some critical tasks they will be mind-bogglingly faster and use much less electricity than today’s computers.
Hebrew University Professor Yuval Noah Harari Featured on 60 MinutesRead more
60 Minutes correspondent Anderson Cooper speaks with historian and Hebrew University Prof. Yuval Noah Harari to discuss his bestselling book on the evolution of humankind.
3D Printing Nano-Resonators: Towards Miniaturized and Multifunctional SensorsRead more
Micro-electro-mechanical devices (MEMS) are based on the integration of mechanical and electrical components on a micrometer scale.
Hebrew University’s Efforts to Ensure a Safer and Greener Planet with Professor Yael MishaelRead more
Leading the university’s mission to promote a greener campus is Professor Yael Mishael of The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment and the Director of Hebrew University’s new Center for Sustainability.