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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


Study Finds Disruptive Children Do Not Inspire Similar Behavior in Their Siblings
Siblings are more likely to learn how not to behave, say TAU researchers.
Monday, March 6, 2017


Sponge Bacterium Found to Encapsulate Arsenic Drawn from Environment
Entotheonella sequesters and neutralizes toxins within sponge host, say TAU researchers.
Monday, February 27, 2017


Outdoor Adventure Program Is a Promising Complementary Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder
Challenge-based intervention may be effective in reducing the severity of autism symptoms, TAU researchers say.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017


Ancient Jars Found in Judea Reveal Earth's Magnetic Field is Fluctuating, Not Diminishing
New evidence says geomagnetic force "spiked" in 8th century BCE, say TAU, Hebrew University, UC San Diego researchers.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017


The Zuckerman Post-Doctoral Scholarship Program at TAU Calls for Applications
Initiative designed to support future generations of leaders in STEM disciplines in the US and Israel.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017


Drug Candidate Stabilizes Essential Transport Mechanism in Nerve Cells
NAP blocks formation of "tangles" that contribute to Alzheimer's disease, says TAU researcher.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017


New Smartwatch Software May Now Verify Your Signatures
Software measuring wrist movements could replace tablets and digital pens, say TAU and Ben-Gurion University researchers.
Monday, January 30, 2017


Bioinvasion is Jeopardizing Mediterranean Marine Communities
Non-indigenous organisms introduced through the Suez Canal are causing irreversible damage, say TAU researchers.
Monday, January 23, 2017


Preserved Fortification, Donkey Stables Dating to King Solomon Discovered at TAU's Timna Valley Excavations
Intact defensive structure, livestock pens provide insight into complexity of Iron Age copper production.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017


Bat Calls Contain Wealth of Discernible Information
Analyzing some 15,000 bat vocalizations, TAU researchers identify speakers, objectives and contexts of bat conversations.
Tuesday, December 27, 2016


Food Supplement May Be Key to Treatment of Rare Disease
Familial Dysautonomia may be slowed by phosphatidylserine, TAU researchers say.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016


New Virtual Reality Technology May Improve Motor Skills in Damaged Limbs
Novel training may rehabilitate impaired limbs by allowing healthy limbs to lead "by example," say TAU researchers.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016


Genetic Memory of Starvation May Curtail Lifespan of Men
TAU study finds famine may have a lasting impact on male descendants of its victims.
Monday, December 5, 2016


Global Internet of Things (IoT) Consortium Establishes Investment Vehicle at TAU
Ramot, TAU's Business Engagement Center Company, to launch i3 Equity Partners on campus.
Thursday, December 1, 2016


Amarel Green Joins AFTAU as Director of Development, Silicon Valley
Corporate attorney brings more than a decade of experience with technology industry to new position.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016


Economics in a President Trump World
National teleconference with Prof. Leonardo Leiderman and Michael Shaoul.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016


"Nice" Women Earn Less than Their More Assertive Counterparts
New TAU study confirms that nice women finish last.
Monday, November 21, 2016


AFTAU Launches #TAUgives on November 29
"Giving Tuesday" initiative enables PhD students from Ram Fishman Lab to provide hands-on sustainability training to farmers in India, Ethiopia and Nepal.
Friday, November 18, 2016


President-Elect Trump and the Future of the Middle East
Dayan Center director Prof. Uzi Rabi discusses what the US election means for the region in a national teleconference.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016


Discovery of Neurotransmission Gene May Pave Way for Early Detection of Alzheimer's Disease
Identification could lead to new diagnostic blood test and therapeutics, say TAU researchers.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016


AFTAU to Celebrate Opening of The Steinhardt Museum of Natural History at Annual Gala Dinner
Philanthropist, financier and investor Michael Steinhardt to be honored; Charles Bronfman and Lynn Schusterman to serve as co-chairs.
Monday, November 7, 2016


Combined Virtual Reality–Treadmill Training May Prevent Falls Associated with Parkinson's and Other Disorders
Intervention can be used in gyms, rehabilitation centers and nursing homes, TAU researchers say.
Tuesday, November 1, 2016


Harnessing Algae for the Creation of Clean Energy
TAU researchers discover algae can yield mass quantities of hydrogen, the world's cleanest energy source.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016


Enzyme Treatment of Gene May Reverse Effects of Alzheimer's
APOE gene is a promising target for therapeutic approaches to Alzheimer's, says TAU researcher.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016


Prof. Illana Gozes Receives Top RARE Gene Award
World-renowned neuroscientist and geneticist celebrated for "commitment to research and new therapies."
Wednesday, September 28, 2016


Neural Membrane's Structural Instability May Trigger Multiple Sclerosis
TAU researchers discover physical mechanism that may enable immune system attack.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016


The Steve Tisch School of Film and Television at TAU Hosts First Annual Influencer Award
Homeland executive producer and TAU alum Gideon Raff honored at September 14th reception.
Monday, September 19, 2016


Stopping Breast Cancer Metastasis in Its Tracks
TAU researcher harnesses targeted delivery of microRNAs to primary tumors in mice to block the movement of cancer.
Monday, September 19, 2016


TAU Exchange Program Produces Sustainable, Measurable Tolerance
Curriculum based on direct contact, mutual respect and empathy exercises is "hate-preventative," say researchers.
Thursday, September 15, 2016


TAU Among Top 10 Universities for Venture Capital-Backed Entrepreneurs
TAU joins Stanford, UC Berkeley, and MIT on global VC database list.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016


Battle of the Sexes? Not When Negotiating with Friends
TAU study finds women achieve better results when negotiating on behalf of friends.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016


Induced Labor After Water Breakage Poses No Harm to Mothers or Their Babies, TAU Researchers Find
Natural and induced deliveries following amniotic sac rupture share similar neonatal outcomes.
Thursday, September 1, 2016


Steve Tisch School of Film and Television Announces First Annual Influencer Award
Homeland Executive Producer and TAU Alum Gideon Raff to be honored at September 14th reception at Sony Pictures Studios.
Thursday, August 25, 2016


TAU Research Reveals How Melanoma Spreads to Other Organs in the Body
Findings may lead to a cure for the deadly disease.
Monday, August 22, 2016


TAU in the Media

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

The Gendered Brain
TAU researchers investigate the difference between male and female brains. And takes notice.
Thursday, March 10, 2016


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