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Hebrew University and Partners Launch the Digital Einstein Papers

As 100th anniversary of Einstein’s completion of the General Theory of Relativity approaches, new website provides transcripts of thousands of his scientific and personal papers


breakthrough could lead to artificial retinas for visually impaired

Scientists have developed a new light-sensitive film that could one day form the basis of a prosthetic retina to help people suffering from retinal damage or degeneration.


Peace and Diplomacy in a Changing Middle East

Ambassadors and analysts from the United States, European Union and Israel, along with a senior Israeli cabinet minister and a former head of the Mossad, spoke at a conference today marking 20 years since the peace treaty between Israel and Jordan.


Lockheed Martin and Yissum Sign Long Term Research Collaboration Agreement

Lockheed Martin Israel Ltd. and Yissum Research Development Company Ltd. announced today that they have signed an agreement to conduct joint collaborative research


Atox Bio gets contract to develop flesh-eating bacteria treatment

Israel-based Atox Bio, a developer of therapeutics for severe infections, said on Monday it won a contract worth up to $24 million from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA).


Researchers discover how Circular RNA is created, propose link to degenerative diseases

Research could help eventual treatment of degenerative muscle and brain diseases


Truman Institute Music Video Contributes Israeli Flavor to UN's International Day of Peace

What do the United Nations, American soul singer Ben E. King, and a student at the Hebrew University's Truman Institute for Peace have in common?


HU scientists create therapy-grade stem cells using new cocktail to reprogram adult cells

Cells created at Hebrew University's Faculty of Medicine pass the toughest pluripotency test


Acoording to QS World University Rankings 2014-15 Hebrew University is the top university in Israel

Ranked number one in Arts and Humanities, number one in Life Sciences and Medicine, in Israel


Kickstarter levels the financial playing field for women

Hebrew University research finds crowdfunding reduces barriers to women looking to raise capital


Hebrew University antibody research paves the way for new, more effective influenza drugs

Research is patented through tech transfer company Yissum, which is seeking commercial R&D partners


First in Israel, Third in Asia, and 70th Worldwide in 2014 Academic Ranking of World Universities

New survey reinforces university's international standing as academic and research leader


Western Wall wearing away? Discovery of extreme erosion process could guide new techniques

Erosion in fine-grained limestone up to 100 times faster; stones receded by tens of centimetres


Hebrew University researchers map Israel’s deepest cave

Cave Research Unit breaks its own record, set 30 years ago, by 30 meters


Important message from the President of the Hebrew University

This morning began with a new hope as a cease-fire was declared for 72 hours; all parties agreed to this and we had hoped for the first peaceful weekend in a month. Unfortunately, the cease-fire lasted for less than 3 hours...


Today Memorial Service marks twelve years since terrorist bombing

Nine students and staff members were killed in the bombing of the campus main cafeteria in 2002


President Peres Awards Scholarships to Hebrew University PhD Students

Of eight scholarships awarded, five went to Hebrew University students, four of whom study at the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment


Was da Vinci Wrong? New HU reserch shows that friction and fracture are interrelated

Breakthrough has implications for describing the mechanics that drive earthquakes

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