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  • ‘Smart’ Bacteria Remodel Their Genes to Infect

    ‘Smart’ Bacteria Remodel Their Genes to Infect

    February 22, 2017 — Infectious diarrhea, a common disease of children, is responsible for over two million infant deaths annually in developing […]

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  • Israeli and Palestinian Researchers Cooperate to Find Risk Factors for B Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    Israeli and Palestinian Researchers Cooperate to Find Risk Factors for B Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma

    February 19, 2017 — Non-Hodgkin lymphomas (NHL), tumors which may originate from B or T lymphocytes, account for approximately 3% of the […]

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  • In Bacteria, Persistence Leads to Resistance

    In Bacteria, Persistence Leads to Resistance

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  • Painting stolen by Nazis finally returned to heirs of Jewish art gallery

    Painting stolen by Nazis finally returned to heirs of Jewish art gallery

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  • Hebrew University Archaeologists Find 12th Dead Sea Scrolls Cave

    Hebrew University Archaeologists Find 12th Dead Sea Scrolls Cave

    February 8, 2017 – Excavations in a cave on the cliffs west of Qumran, near the northwestern shore of the Dead Sea, […]

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  • Pope Francis Meets Hebrew University Leaders to Sign an Agreement

    Pope Francis Meets Hebrew University Leaders to Sign an Agreement

    February 8, 2017 — His Holiness Pope Francis, in his residence Santa Marta, along with Scholas President, José María del Corral and […]

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  • Bacteria’s Sneaky Survival Strategy

    Bacteria’s Sneaky Survival Strategy

    February 7, 2017-Researchers at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem discovered a survival strategy that harmful bacteria can use to outsmart the human […]

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  • Hebrew University Professor Yehuda Liebes Receives 2017 Israel Prize

    Hebrew University Professor Yehuda Liebes Receives 2017 Israel Prize

    February 5, 2017 — Professor Yehuda Liebes from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem was notified today that he will be awarded the Israel […]

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  • Bringing Back Better Flavor in Tomatoes

    Bringing Back Better Flavor in Tomatoes

    February 5, 2017 – In pursuit of longer shelf life, enhanced firmness and disease resistance, modern commercial tomatoes have gradually lost their […]

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  • Mortimer B. Zuckerman STEM Leadership Program Call for Nominations

    Mortimer B. Zuckerman STEM Leadership Program Call for Nominations

    February 2, 2017-The Zuckerman Postdoctoral Scholars Program attracts high-achieving postdoctoral scholars from premier universities in the United States to do research at […]

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  • MercuRemoval’s Technology Demonstrates Unparalleled Success in Mercury Removal

    MercuRemoval’s Technology Demonstrates Unparalleled Success in Mercury Removal

    February 1, 2017 – MercuRemoval, developer of gas treatment solutions, today announced successful results of a trial in which its innovative technology […]

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  • Both Push and Pull Drive Our Galaxy’s Race Through Space

    Both Push and Pull Drive Our Galaxy’s Race Through Space

    January 30, 2017 — Although we can’t feel it, we’re in constant motion: the Earth spins on its axis at about 1,600 km/h; […]

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  • Almost all girls were cut in her Ethiopian village. Not anymore, thanks to her.

    Almost all girls were cut in her Ethiopian village. Not anymore, thanks to her.

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  • Dyslexia Linked to Shorter Memory Trace of Previous Stimuli

    Dyslexia Linked to Shorter Memory Trace of Previous Stimuli

    January 25, 2017 – Humans have a type of long-term memory — called ‘implicit memory’ — that means we respond less to […]

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  • AFHU News Volume 18/2016-2017

    AFHU News Volume 18/2016-2017

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  • Smoking Substantially Increases During Compulsory Military Service

    Smoking Substantially Increases During Compulsory Military Service

    January 23, 2017 — In new research published in the peer-reviewed journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research, researchers found that cigarette smoking increased […]

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  • Ultra-precise chip-scale sensor detects unprecedentedly small changes in environmental conditions at the nanoscale

    Ultra-precise chip-scale sensor detects unprecedentedly small changes in environmental conditions at the nanoscale

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  • Mort Zuckerman Honored at Official Residence of the President of Israel for $100 Million STEM Initiative

    Mort Zuckerman Honored at Official Residence of the President of Israel for $100 Million STEM Initiative

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