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Life Sciences, Medicine, Neuroscience

The Robot Locust Prof. Amir Ayali

When grasshoppers adopt a swarming lifestyle, they undergo extreme physical, behavioral, and neurological changes.

Virus Behavior Under the Microscope Prof. Eran Bacharach

New imaging technologies are helping scientists to more safely integrate genomes into infected cells.

Diagnosing Brain Damage Dr. Uri Nevo

Cell biophysics in the brain — to be exact, neuronal hydrodynamics or intracellular water displacement.

Cell Communication Prof. Marcelo Ehrlich

How cells communicate with their surroundings and move cellular material from place to place.

From Benign to Melanoma Dr. Carmit Levy

In the past 30 years, the incidence of melanoma in the US has risen more than any other cancer.

A Revolution in Drug Delivery for Ovarian Cancer Prof. Dan Peer

Using nanotechnology to generate new therapeutic approaches to cancer.

Prescription App Diagnoses Bipolar Disease Dr. Uri Nevo

New system detects changes in patients' behavioral patterns and transmits them to professionals in real time.

Fibroblasts in Breast Cancer Metastasis Dr. Neta Erez

Tumor microenvironments play a crucial role in all stages of tumorigenesis.

Inheriting Immunity Dr. Oded Rechavi

Discovering how some simple organisms can inherit certain acquired traits.

Active Wear for Bats Dr. Yossi Yovel

Miniature GPS systems and microphones are unlocking the secrets of bat behavior.

The World's Best Flyers Dr. Gal Ribak

How — and why — insects become superflyers has implications for engineering.

A Heart of Gold Dr. Tal Dvir

A hybrid patch could replace transplants.

When Yeast Gets Out of Control Prof. Judith Berman

Studying yeast may lead to breakthroughs in lessening drug resistance in humans.

Curing Alzheimer's Before It Starts Dr. Pablo Blinder

Brain function relies on the constant distribution of nutrients and oxygen. Change can indicate the onset of pathological conditions.

Making Energy from Algae Dr. Iftach Yacoby

The future of agriculture may lead to the production of energy as well as food.

How Soft Coral Withstands Ocean Acidification Prof. Yehuda Benayahu

Coral reefs may be the among the world's ecosystems to be wiped out by human life. Soft coral may be their savior.

Exact Sciences, Engineering, Nano

Staging Cancer in the 21st Century Dr. Natan T. Shaked

A novel way of measuring the thickness of cancer cells through the use of microscopic imaging.

Creating Holograms for the Real World Prof. Koby Scheuer and Yuval Yifat, PhD Candidate

How nanoantennas can be utilized to create dynamic holograms.

Reclaiming Hospital Wastewater Dr. Dror Avisar

Hospital wastewater is a major source of pharmaceuticals in the environment, but they don't get any special treatment.

PET + MRI = One Test Prof. Emeritus Gil Navon

New techniques in MRI.

Groundwater Contamination in Aquifers Dr. Amir Paster

Fighting pollution by measuring chemical reactions.

Quantum Mechanics Prof. Ady Arie

Turning theory into practical applications.

The Best New Camera Since 1976 Ariel Raz, PhD Candidate

New technologies improve image capture with a wider range of color information.

POOF! We Have Quantum Wire Prof. Yoram Dagan

Nano-sized bridges (nanowires) offer a novel approach to fabricating quantum wires.

Nano Antennas Give Light Dr. Tal Ellenbogen

Light-sensitive and light-emitting nanoantennas are being integrated into optical components.

Speed and Security in the Cloud Dr. Eran Socher and Dr. Eran Tromer

Making electronic information more reliable, secure, and private.

The Opportunities and Challenges of Being Mobile Dr. Eran Toch

Researchers are creating "data diaries" to get information that may be useful to city planners and others.

Electron Magic Prof. Oded Hod

Electrodynamics is the science of creating new electronic components.

New Nano Materials for Computer Science Prof. Oded Hod

New nanoscience is making it possible to design and predict all sorts of new materials.

Artificial Nose Sniffs Out Dangerous Gases Prof. Slava Krylov

Vapor sensors provide valuable new security.

Personal Privacy in the Cybersphere Dr. Eran Toch

Privacy management mechanisms can create better user experiences and opportunities.

Math as a Human Endeavor Prof. Shiri Artstein Avidan

Conducting basic research in the most abstract of the sciences.

Society, Environment, Law

Carbon Tax vs. Cap and Trade Prof. Yoram Margalioth

If the market is left to operate freely, greenhouse gas emissions will be excessive. Is there a solution?

User Engagement and the Paywall Prof. Gal Oestreicher-Singer

Social participation increases the willingness to pay.

Turning Seaweed into a Money Crop Dr. Alexander Golberg

Rigs-to-reef can convert decommissioned offshore oil rigs into artificial reefs ideal for growing seaweed.

Industrial Ecology Dr. Vered Blass

Learn about the best bridge in the chain of social change between social scientists, engineers, and economists.

The Economics of Social Life Dr. Yaniv Shani

What role does money play in everyday social (rather than economic) interactions?

Geopolitics as a Global
Co-op?
Prof. Eyal Benvenisti

The rights and responsibilities of individual countries to each other.

Crowd Funding as Social Network Dr. Ohad Barzilay

The TAU alum reviews the social media influencers that drive online campaigns.

Succession Traps in Family Business Dr. Dan Weiss

Transitions from one generation to another present problems and opportunities.

Arts, Humanities, Education

The Messiah in Jewish Theater Dr. Yair Lipschitz

Plays of the coming of the Messiah are a recurrent theme.

Attention Training Dr. Lilach Shalev

New directions in personalized ADD and ADHD therapies.

Entrepreneurship 101 Adjunct Prof. Liad Agmon

The self-identified serial entrepreneur shares his experiences.

The Laws and Morality of War Prof. Tamar Meisels

The modern moral and legal dilemmas in modern war.

Professors

Adjunct Prof. Liad Agmon

Entrepreneurship 101

Prof. Ady Arie

Quantum Mechanics

Prof. Shiri Artstein Avidan

Math as a Human Endeavor

Dr. Dror Avisar

Reclaiming Hospital Wastewater

Prof. Amir Ayali

The Robot Locust

Prof. Eran Bacharach

Virus Behavior Under the Microscope

Dr. Ohad Barzilay

Crowd Funding as Social Network

Prof. Yehuda Benayahu

How Soft Coral Withstands Ocean Acidification

Prof. Eyal Benvenisti

Geopolitics as a Global
Co-op?

Prof. Judith Berman

When Yeast Gets Out of Control

Dr. Vered Blass

Industrial Ecology

Dr. Pablo Blinder

Curing Alzheimer's Before It Starts

Prof. Yoram Dagan

POOF! We Have Quantum Wire

Dr. Tal Dvir

A Heart of Gold

Prof. Marcelo Ehrlich

Cell Communication

Dr. Tal Ellenbogen

Nano Antennas Give Light

Dr. Neta Erez

Fibroblasts in Breast Cancer Metastasis

Dr. Alexander Golberg

Turning Seaweed into a Money Crop

Prof. Oded Hod

Electron Magic

Prof. Oded Hod

New Nano Materials for Computer Science

Prof. Slava Krylov

Artificial Nose Sniffs Out Dangerous Gases

Dr. Carmit Levy

From Benign to Melanoma

Dr. Yair Lipschitz

The Messiah in Jewish Theater

Prof. Yoram Margalioth

Carbon Tax vs. Cap & Trade

Prof. Tamar Meisels

The Laws and Morality of War

Prof. Emeritus Gil Navon

PET + MRI = One Test

Dr. Uri Nevo

Diagnosing Brain Damage

Dr. Uri Nevo

Prescription App Diagnoses Bipolar Disease

Prof. Gal Oestreicher-Singer

User Engagement and the Paywall

Dr. Amir Paster

Groundwater Contamination in Aquifers

Prof. Dan Peer

A Revolution in Drug Delivery for Ovarian Cancer

Ariel Raz, PhD Candidate

The Best New Camera Since 1976

Dr. Oded Rechavi

Inheriting Immunity

Dr. Gal Ribak

The World's Best Flyers

Prof. Koby Scheuer &
Yuval Yifat, PhD Candidate

Creating Holograms for the Real World

Dr. Natan T. Shaked

Staging Cancer in the 21st Century

Dr. Lilach Shalev

Attention Training

Dr. Yaniv Shani

The Economics of Social Life

Dr. Eran Socher &
Dr. Eran Tromer

Speed and Security in the Cloud

Dr. Eran Toch

Opportunities and Challenges of Being Mobile

Dr. Eran Toch

Personal Privacy in the Cybersphere

Dr. Dan Weiss

Succession Traps in Family Business

Dr. Iftach Yacoby

Making Energy from Algae

Dr. Yossi Yovel

Active Wear for Bats

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