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IDEAS Immersion Program to Host Nine Female Entrepreneurs from TAU
Acceleration program partners with Cross Campus and Google to help budding women entrepreneurs incubate startups.
Friday, May 26, 2017


Prof. Jacob A. Frenkel Elected to Second Term as Chairman of TAU's Board of Governors
Internationally-acclaimed economist will continue to "greatly contribute to the further development of Tel Aviv University," said TAU President Prof. Yossi Klafter.
Thursday, May 25, 2017


Solving the Riddle of the Snow Globe
TAU research explains the process of sedimentation in natural and industrial contexts.
Thursday, May 25, 2017


TAU Bestows Honorary Doctorate on Pouran Toufer Nazarian
University's highest honor recognizes Iranian philanthropist and visionary.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017


A Glow Stick That Detects Cancer?
TAU researchers devise a novel probe to identify and measure microscopic cell activity.
Monday, May 1, 2017


TAU Study Links Cannabis Use in Adolescence to Schizophrenia
Psychoactive compound in cannabis may trigger the brain disorder, researchers say.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017


Violent Attacks Against Jews Declined 12% in 2016, But Anti-Semitic Hate Speech Spiked
U.S. college campuses saw a 45% rise in anti-Semitism of all forms, annual TAU Kantor Center study reports.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017


Israeli Student Film Sets Guinness World Record
Lior Geller's Roads noted for most awards won by a short student film.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017


Tiny Whiteflies Provide Insight into Stabilizing Manmade Drones during Takeoff
The insects spread their wings only after leaping, rotating and reversing direction in midair, TAU researchers say.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017


Where the Jordan Stops Flowing
Regional cooperation key to river restoration strategy that could be emulated around the world, says TAU researcher.
Monday, April 3, 2017


Infant Vitamin B1 Deficiency Leads to Poor Motor Function and Balance
Lack of vitamin has long-term consequences for children's health, TAU researchers say.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017


Scientists Discover Mechanism That Causes Cancer Cells to Self-destruct
Modifying specific proteins during cancer cell division unleashes a natural killing mechanism, say TAU researchers.
Monday, March 27, 2017


Insulin Resistance May Lead to Faster Cognitive Decline
Executive function and memory are particularly vulnerable to the effects of insulin resistance, TAU researchers say.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017


TAU in the Media

A Genetic Oddity May Give Octopuses and Squids Their Smarts
The New York Times features TAU biophysicist Eli Eisenberg in this story about a genetic mechanism that makes octopuses and squids "the most intelligent invertebrates."
Thursday, April 6, 2017

Found: Fresh Clues to Mystery of King Solomon's Mines
National Geographic reports on major findings from TAU's Timna Valley excavation project.
Monday, April 2, 2017

Ancient Jars Hold Clues About Earth’s Fluctuating Magnetic Fields
A New York Times report on TAU Prof. Erez Ben-Yosef's groundbreaking study of the earth's magnetic field..
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

The Schools That Graduate The Most Billion-Dollar Startup Founders
TAU ranks in the top ten when it comes to start-ups with billion dollar valuations, Forbes reports.
Friday, January 27, 2017

Electronic Tattoos Offer Convenience to Medical Tech
US News & World Report profiles TAU Prof. Yael Hanein and her "electronic tattoo."
Friday, July 15, 2016

Cures for Age-Old Problems
The Jewish Journal highlights recent TAU medical breakthroughs for the baby-boom generation.
Friday, June 24, 2016

A Genetic Disease In The Family
The Jewish Week reports on how a very personal connection to familial dysautonomia drives a Tel Aviv University scientist's search for a cure.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016


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