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Post Donation Category: Research

Breaking the MedTech Glass Ceiling

An alumna of TAU’s program for young women entrepreneurs is developing a device that could revolutionize heart disease treatment. Israel’s reputation as “Startup Nation” is well-deserved, but its tech industry...

Medicine

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Do Viruses Have Consciousness?

Bacteria-Targeting Viruses Adapt, Improving their Decision-Making. Researchers from the Shmunis School of Biomedicine and Cancer Research at Tel Aviv University have deciphered a novel complex decision-making...

Life Sciences

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A Step Closer to Beating Melanoma?

New study reveals critical insights in fight against skin cancer. A new study conducted at Tel Aviv University and the Sheba Medical Center reveals how melanoma cancer cells affect their close environment...

Medicine

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The Life-to-Death Digital Continuum

What happens to your Facebook profile when you pass away? The fate of our profiles and data which remain online after we die, or our digital remains, is of increasing importance as we live more of our lives...

law

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Imagining the Future Patient

Biomedical and technological progress is at the tipping point of transforming medicine into a more precise, proactive science capable of defeating human disease. The 21st century is revolutionizing our...

Medicine

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“Hope Is Like the Air We Breathe”

The role of hope in supporting mental health. The role of hope in supporting mental health is not sufficiently understood among relevant professionals, according to Dr. Dorit Redlich Amirav of TAU’s Department...

Medicine

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The Power of Sleep

New study reveals that brain’s coordination between hippocampus and cortex during sleep boosts memory consolidation, offering hope for people with memory impairments. While a good night’s sleep...

Engineering, Medicine

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“Family Smoking” on The Porch

Six out of ten children whose parents restrict their smoking to the porch are at risk for being harmed by tobacco smoke. Many parents think that they are protecting their children by smoking on the porch...

Medicine

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Do We Need ‘Junk DNA’?

Researchers offer possible reason why neutral sequences in the genome of living creatures continue to exist millions of years later. A new model developed at Tel Aviv University offers a possible solution...

Life Sciences

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Conquering the Wall of Fear

 For Periphery Scholar Yakir Mazuz, studying at TAU is a dream come true TAU student Yakir Mazuz had a decisive experience while working at a hotel as a teenager. “I was exposed to the harsh reality of Israel’s...

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New Snake Family Identified

As far as researchers are aware the Micrelapidae family includes only three species, one in Israel and neighboring countries, and two in East Africa. An extensive international study identified a new family...

Life Sciences

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“A True Chance to Follow My Dream”

A TAU scholarship student perseveres during tough times on her way to becoming a doctor When Weaam Asli, a recent Tel Aviv University biology graduate, was in her second year of studies she almost dropped out....

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