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The international law conference at the Hebrew U

The international law conference on 'Global, Regional and Local: Law, Politics and Society in Comparative Perspectives' will be held at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem from Wednesday, December 24 – Friday, December 26, 2008.22-12-2008

Hebrew U Scientists reveal mechanism that triggers embryo's cells differentiation

The mechanism whereby embryonic cells stop being flexible and turn into more mature cells that can develop into specific tissues has been discovered by scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.


HU Ranked 2nd in List of Best Places to Work in Academia

The ranking is based on a survey that the magazine carried out among more than 2,300 employees in 73 academic institutions within and outside the United States.


Shimon Peres opened the new academic year at the Hebrew University

President of the State of Israel Shimon Peres opened the new academic year at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem


Hebrew University scientists enhance the scent of flowers

A team of scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has found a way to genetically enhance the scent of flowers and implant a scent in those that don't have one.


Hebrew U lecturers to receive Japanese foreign minister's award

The Japanese Foreign Minister’s Commendation Award will be presented to two Hebrew University of Jerusalem lecturers in Japanese studies at a ceremony to be held Sunday, Sept. 21, at the university’s Mount Scopus campus.


Fishing for profits on world caviar market

As sturgeon populations decline in the Caspian Sea, scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have a found way for Israel to cash in on the world's growing demand for caviar


Hebrew University ranked 65th among top 100 universities worldwide

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem has been ranked 65th among the world’s top 100 universities in the new Academic Ranking of World Universities issued by Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China


Israeli cholera prevention programme adopted by Red Cross in Kenya

A unique cholera prevention programme developed by students at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has been adopted by the Red Cross in Kenya.


Hebrew University excavations uncover Roman temple in Zippori

Unearthed Ruins of a Roman temple from the second century CE in the Zippori National Park show signs of a mixed city of Jews, pagans and Christians


Hebrew University marks 6th anniversary of terrorist attack

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem marks the sixth anniversary of the terrorist attack on the university with a memorial ceremony at the University’s Mount Scopus campus


HU researchers develop new techniques to kill dormant bacteria

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have found new ways to kill dormant bacteria that have become seemingly resistant to antibiotics


Jericho bones could aid TB research

Six thousand year old bones excavated in Jericho may help a joint Israeli-Palestinian-German research group combat tuberculosis.


Invention of Enzyme Replacement Therapy

Novel concept for the treatment of mitochondrial disorders using directed enzyme replacement therapy has won a Hebrew University researcher a prize.


New Method for Successful Bone Tissue Engineering

New and better method for accelerating bone formation in cases such as osteoporosis, fractures and disc disorders, developed by Hebrew University researcher.


HU Prof Wins Award for Preventing Surgical Adhesions

Unique invention preventing adhesions following surgery has won first prize for Hebrew University Prof Daniel Cohn


Conference Marking 40 Years Founding of Truman Peace Institute

Israel's Foreign Minister, former US Senator and Chairman of the Sharm el-Sheikh among international panel of speakers at the HU discussing 'The Quest for Peace in the Middle East'


Honorary Doctorates at HU

Leading lawyers, philosophers, scientists, philanthropists are among ten receiving honorary doctorates at Hebrew University


Art Collections Confiscated by the Nazis now at Hebrew University

New exhibition at Hebrew University Stern Gallery: "Reclaiming the Galerie Stern, Düsseldorf"


Transmitting Medical Images Via Mobile Phone

Hebrew University researchers discover method to transmit medical images via mobile phones and provide radiolocgical diagnosis and treatment to majority of world's population


"Tiny Radio Antennas" under Skin Remote Sensors

A method for remote sensing of the physiological and emotional state of humans has been discovered by scientists at the department of Applied Physics of the Hebrew University


Humans Have more Distinctive Hearing than Animals

Scientists from the Hebrew University have demonstrated how humans can detect fine differences in frequencies better than animals


Israel & German Ties to be Strengthened

A new Centre for German Studies opened at the Hebrew University will help further scientific and cultural ties between Israel and Germany


The Cancer Gene Detective

The British Medical Journal highlights HU Prof Howard Cedar on his breathtaking progress in cancer diagnosis and treatment


New Centre for Study of Philanthropy is Launched

Israeli public sees philanthropic activity as playing essential role in Israeli society and new centre is launched at the Hebrew University


Electronic Structure of DNA Revealed for First Time

Hebrew University scientists have revealed for the first time the electronic structure of single DNA molecules


Are we Genetically Programmed to be Generous?

A team of researchers, including Dr. Ariel Knafo of the Psychology Department at the Hebrew University, believes this could be the case!


Neuberger Memorial Lecture

Distinguished political scientist, Professor David Farrell, gives annual Neuberger Memorial Lecture


The Formula for Success: More Girls in Class

New research by HU Profs show that school students who study in classes comprising of more than 55% girls are more successful in their studies


Wolf Prize Awarded to HU Scientists

Two HU researchers, Prof. Howard Cedar and Prof. Aharon Razin, awarded 2008 Wolf Prize in Medicine for contributions to gene expression control and cancer research


Yissum and Eucalyptus Sign Licensing Agreement

Yissum and Eucalyptus Sign Licensing Agreement for Development of Small Molecule for Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases

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