Haifa U Psychologist Warns of the Perils of Self-Isolation

“When everything changes, we want to keep some things constant, especially when we don’t have control over the situation.”

Bar-Ilan Engineering Student’s Algorithm Predicts Coronavirus Spread

In South Korea, the model accurately predicted significant improvement on March 2, 2020.

Hebrew U Professor Shares World’s Top Math Prize

The original Abel Prize award ceremony, scheduled for May 19, has been postponed due to the corona outbreak.

Israeli Scientist Discovers SIRT6 Protein is ‘First Responder’ to DNA Damage

Dr. Deborah Toiber's previous research found that SIRT6 was linked to the prevention of dementia in the elderly.

NJ Orthodox Schools to Share in $5 Million Grant to Teach Math, Science

When the match is made, the teacher, the private school, and the district superintendent work out schedule that does not interfere with the teacher’s public school classes.

Report: As NY State School Enrollment Declines, Yeshivas Are Up 62.2%

"Jewish schools have grown by 46.3% in the city and 106.7% in the rest of the state."

Haifa, San Diego Universities Get $1.3 Million to Explore Man’s Adopting to Climate Change...

Over the past century, Scripps Oceanography has developed cutting-edge research tools to study environmental change involving marine geology and geophysics, coastal processes, paleomagnetism, paleobiology, and climate science.

Rivlin Leads Israeli Initiative Against Bullying on Social Media

“Social exclusion and bullying are nothing new, but in the digital age there are new ways to harm and abuse ... and verbal violence kills."

How Did Dinosaur Parents Know When their Kids Had a Fever?

Either way, Mother of Dragons, if your baby is showing a fever of 41 degrees, it’s time to call the doctor.

Dark Day at Haaretz: Hebrew U to Award 2 Academic Points to Im Tirtzu...

The university told Haaretz that Im Tirtzu had no partisan or political affiliation,

TAU Dig Outside Jerusalem Unearths a Rival to King Solomon’s Temple

The Moẓa temple's architectural plan and decorations that adorn the ritual vessels are similar to those attributed to Solomon's Temple in Jerusalem in the Book of Kings I chapter 6.

Hebrew U Study Discovers: People Lie to Appear More Honest

Hebrew U. study finds lawyers, employees, bend truth to avoid appearing dishonest, even if it costs them money.

TAU Algorithm Shows Biblical Samaria Inscriptions Were Written by Just Two Palace Officials

"The two appear to have been working during the same years, received shipments from the same places and handled the same types of goods."

Hebrew U Study: Smoking Damages Your Mental Health

They surveyed more than 2,000 students enrolled at Serbian universities with differing socio-political and economic environments.

Bar Ilan Physicists Forecast Another Devastating El Niño in 2020

The team is currently expanding the algorithm in order to be able to forecast the strength and length of the weather phenomenon in the future.

Bar-Ilan, Stanford, Researchers Find Treatment for Macular Degeneration Blindness

Retinal prostheses have been shown to restore some useful vision by electrically stimulating the remaining retinal neurons.

Israeli Student at Columbia Files First Violation of Title VI Lawsuit under Trump’s Executive...

In the complaint, Jonathan Karten alleges he was subjected to anti-Semitism on the Columbia University campus.

Hebrew University Team Finds TB Vaccine Lowers Rates of Alzheimer’s Disease in Cancer Patients

The study explores the ways in which our immune system is a major player in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s, and how the BCG vaccine may serve as an effective preventative treatment to this crippling condition.

Bar-Ilan Researcher: Longevity Protein SIRT6 Also Protects Against Fatty Liver Disease

SIRT6 regulates many biological processes such as aging, obesity, insulin resistance, inflammation and metabolism.

Hebrew U Wins People’s Choice for Breakthrough of the Year – And We Helped

"It’s amazing how scientific discoveries—even those relating to people who lived more than 100,000 years ago—still captivate the imagination of folks around the world.”

DOE Report: Only 2 out of 28 NYC Haredi Yeshivas Meet Core Curriculum Standards

It should also be noted that DOE officials attended 140 elementary and middle school classes where a third were taught exclusively in Yiddish, and the rest were taught in a mix of English and Yiddish.

Hebrew U. Researcher Cracks Newton’s Elusive ‘Three-Body’ Problem

Instead of accepting the systems’ chaotic behavior as an obstacle, the researchers used traditional mathematics to predict the planets’ movements.

Archeologists Find Evidence of Rapidly Rising Sea Levels in Israel 7,000 Years Ago

"The Tel Hreiz seawall represents the earliest example of a coastal defense of this type known to date."

Already a Finalist, Hebrew U Needs Your Vote to Win Science Magazine’s Breakthrough of...

And the winner of 2019’s Breakthrough of the Year People’s Choice is …

Israeli Researchers Decipher Rock Hyrax’s Vocal Communication

Male hyraxes frequently sing complex and loud self-advertisement songs, transmitting their individual quality to both females and neighboring males.

Tell Your Rodent: Haifa U Implants Emotional Memories in Mice

The interesting thing is that these pathways are highly similar across mammals, including humans and mice.

127 Israeli, Jewish Academics Want France to Kill ‘Anti-Zionism Is Anti-Semitism’ Resolution

Le Monde published an open letter from a group of 127 Israeli and Jewish intellectuals who claimed that "cette résolution est hautement problématique," this resolution is highly problematic.

Hebrew University Discovery May Revolutionize Chemotherapy

It is a method that delivers chemotherapy drugs directly to malignant cells and bypasses healthy ones.

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