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Intruder alert: Tel Aviv University's 'Smart Dew' will find you!

A remarkable new invention from Tel Aviv University a network of tiny sensors as small as dewdrops called "Smart Dew" will foil even the most determined intruder. Scattered outdoors on rocks, fence posts and doorways, or indoors on the floor of a bank, the dewdrops are a completely new and cost...

Humans' response to risk can be unnecessarily dangerous, finds Tel Aviv University study

The traffic light ahead of you is turning yellow. Do you gun the engine and speed through the intersection, trusting that others will wait for their green, or do you slow down and wait your turn? That depends more on experience than personality, according to new research from Tel Aviv Universit...

Hurricane Katrina: Phone home

...xtent of the devastation. Now researchers from tel Aviv University say they have found a novel and re...ys Prof. Pinhas Alpert, a geophysicist and head of tel Aviv University's Porter School for Environmental ...nds of cell phone towers are already in place, the tel Aviv University invention can be adopted quickly. ...

Can a new implant coating technique create a new six million dollar man?

... tel Aviv University researcher Prof. Noam Eliaz of the...rialia , favorably compared the performance of the tel Aviv University coatings to those of current comme...lasma-spraying technique, he and his team from the tel Aviv University Materials and Nanotechnologies Pro...

DuoCort: New chronotherapy for adrenal insufficiency

...uocort.com Contact information Medical spokesperson: Gudmundur Johannsson tel +46 705 280 872 Corporate spokesperson: Maria Forss tel +46 709 670 007 ...

A breath mint made from... coffee?

...ter. Your morning latte can create a startling aroma in your mouth, strong enough to startle your co-workers too. But intriguing new research from tel Aviv University by renowned breath specialist Prof. Mel Rosenberg of TAU's Sackler Faculty of Medicine finds that a coffee extract can inhibit the bac...

Cancer-causing protein can also help fight the tumors it causes

...oncentrations can cause normal cells to become cancerous. Now research from tel Aviv University is demonstrating that Ras, one of the first oncogenes disco... well as harm. Ph.D. student Oded Rechavi and his fellow researchers at tel Aviv University's Department of Neurobiology have found that Ras has the ab...

Powerful nutrient cocktail can put kids with Crohn's into remission

...based medication prescribed to adults. But such treatments can have negative side effects for kids and teens dealing with IBD. Dr. Raanan Shamir of tel Aviv University's Sackler School of Medicine and Schneider Children's Medical Centre shows that there is another path to treating IBD in children: a n...

Are you okay to kiss?

... or start a job interview, you're better off asking a trusted friend if your breath is sweet. But what if a friend isn't around when you need one? tel Aviv University researchers have come up with the ultimate solution a pocket-size breath test which lets you know if malodorous bacteria are brewing ...

Monitoring water through a snake's eyes

... tap water could become deadly within minutes, says Prof. Abraham Katzir of tel Aviv University's School of Physics and Astronomy. To combat the threat ...'s water supply in real time. Modifying special fibers developed in his tel Aviv University lab, Prof. Katzir can detect "colors" in the infrared spect...

Meet DNA's personal assistants

...ses, and what makes our cells tick. "This is a pivotal mechanism for solving genetic diseases," says Dr. Noam Shomron of the Faculty of Medicine at tel Aviv University. "It's like the Gold Rush in the 1800s ― everywhere we look we find microRNAs." Taking all this valuable information ― ...

Dolphins maintain round-the-clock visual vigilance

... the mammals seem to be able to remain continually vigilant for sounds for days on end. All of this made Ridgway and his colleagues from San Diego and tel Aviv wonder whether the dolphins' unrelenting auditory vigilance tired them and took a toll on the animals' other senses? Ridgway and his team set abo...

Ben-Gurion University research and technology used in new solar energy farm

... BEER-SHEVA, ISRAEL, April 28, 2009 ZenithSolar, an Israeli start-up company, launched its first "solar farm" near tel Aviv on April 26, based on concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) systems developed by Prof. David Faiman of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU). ...

Heart attacks: The tipping point

...h from Dr. Sharon Zlochiver of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at tel Aviv University, there's new hope for potential heart attack victims. By lo...Heart Association for his work, is one of 23 bright new faculty recruits to tel Aviv University. ...

Scaling the wall of deafness

...w, landmark study by a world-renowned geneticist and hearing loss expert at tel Aviv University has uncovered one of the root causes of deafness. Prof....f the Department of Human Molecular Genetics, Sackler School of Medicine at tel Aviv University, has discovered that microRNAs, tiny molecules that regulat...

A dirty job but ...

...emicals from America's soil. Now, an innovative tel Aviv University soil-cleaning technique, which tur...he says. The special compound developed by the tel Aviv University team relies on advanced chemical a... U.S. Air Force. Other Applications The new tel Aviv University solution will give polluted soil a...

Men are the weaker sex

...rnity ward often say that a difficult labor is a sign of a baby boy. Now, a tel Aviv University study provides scientific proof that a male baby comes with... Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Sackler School of Medicine, tel Aviv University, together with Dr. Yariv Yogev and Dr. Nir Melamed, found t...

'Buckyballs' to treat multiple sclerosis

...aped structures that the late futurist envisioned as ideal human domiciles. tel Aviv University chemists remember them too and are now putting them to use... a soccer-ball-shape, with great biomedical potential," says Dr. Gozin. The tel Aviv University team, including graduate student Amnon Bar-Shir, was the fi...

Engineering bouncing babies, 1 at a time

...egg. A calm environment, regular hormonal injections and the timing of the implantation can all affect the outcome of an in-vitro procedure. Now a tel Aviv University researcher is suggesting that prospective parents and their obstetricians also look at the role that gravity and other biomechanical p...

An underwater drugstore?

...ntracting a fungal infection can be deadly. Now tel Aviv University zoologists are diving deep into th...Prof. Micha Ilan from the Department of Zoology at tel Aviv University, who is heading the project, has a...ciations and partnerships with bacteria and fungi. tel Aviv University is tapping into these relationship...

Changing sexes on the sea floor

... Trees do it. Bees do it. Even environmentally stressed fish do it. But Prof. Yossi Loya from tel Aviv University's Department of Zoology is the first in the world to discover that Japanese sea corals engage in "sex switching" too. His research ...

Behind closed eyes

...at characterize neuron activity. Together with Prof. Itzhak Fried of the University of California at Los Angeles and a team at the EEG unit of the tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, the researchers found a unique source of direct measurement of electrical activity in the brain: data collected from epi...

Dinner, lecture series to honor legacy of distinguished UH professor

...nduct frontier research and educate students who become leaders in both industry and academia." Colleagues say Luss always has been driven. Born in tel Aviv, Israel, he earned bachelor's and master's degrees at Technion, the Israel Institute of Technology, in the early 1960s. He earned a Ph.D. from th...

Biofeedback from the zoo

...ve minutes and mental illness? According to new tel Aviv University research, the best way to understa...rof. David Eilam from the Department of Zoology at tel Aviv University. Studying bears, gazelles, and rats, among other animals, the tel Aviv University scientists have developed a model ...

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev to host

...d Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Israel's Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Jewish National Fund, the U.S. Embassy in tel Aviv, and Netafim, the global leader in smart water solutions for agriculture. Many nations, particularly developing countries, are affected by th...

Protein folding researcher David Baker to receive Sackler Prize in Biophysics

...hysics of structure formation and self-assembly of proteins and nucleic acids. The award will be presented to the three scientists Dec. 15 at Israel's tel Aviv University. The prize was established by arts and sciences philanthropists Dr. Raymond R. Sackler and his wife, Beverly Sackler. Raymond Sackl...

Could Dr. House be replaced by a computer?

...ili and Prof. Eytan Ruppin from the Blavatnik School of Computer Science at tel Aviv University may help science gain a clearer overall picture of the meta... Towards Computerized Disease Diagnosis Building on these results, the tel Aviv University team are now working on developing tools for the discovery ...

Seeing through the skin

... Feeling blue? According to Prof. Leonid Yaroslavsky from tel Aviv University, the saying may be more than just a metaphor. Prof. Yaroslavsky believes that humans may have an ability to "see" colors and shapes...

The truth about cats and dogs

...ike cats and dogs? Think again. New research at tel Aviv University, the first of its kind in the worl.... Joseph Terkel, from the Department of Zoology at tel Aviv University. "It's especially relevant to the... each other. The far-reaching implications of this tel Aviv University research on cats and dogs may exte...

Tel Aviv University researchers create new stem cell screening tool

...ront in this research is a team of scientists from tel Aviv University and Scripps Research Institute in ... lab in the Blavatnik School for Computer Science, tel Aviv University, who pioneered some of the researc...regenerating tissue than embryonic stem cells." tel Aviv University research played a central role, cr...

Battling diabetes with beta cells

... Affecting eight percent of America's population, diabetes can lead to blindness, kidney failure, strokes and heart disease. Thanks to tel Aviv University researchers, a new cure based on advances in cell therapy may be within reach. Prof. Shimon Efrat from TAU's Sackler Faculty of ...

Tel Aviv University researchers root out new and efficient crop plants

...nting to an enormous waste of water and energy. tel Aviv University researchers, however, are investig... Prof. Amram Eshel, the study's co-researcher from tel Aviv University's Plant Sciences Department. His t...d, or how to make it better. New insights from the tel Aviv University study could lead to plants that ar...

TAU announces new 'supercenter' for renewable energy

...tific disciplines and commercial opportunities. tel Aviv University has just taken a big step toward m...ational conference on renewable energy last month, tel Aviv University announced it will create a new "Su...incremental technologies already being explored by tel Aviv University researchers. Opening the confe...

Protein fibrils as alternative plastics?

... makes them attractive natural building blocks for the design of new nanostructures and nanomaterials, according to the authors from the University of tel Aviv (Israel). These building blocks can be broadly varied by means of simple molecular biological techniques. Surfaces could be given tailored and bi...

Al Gore and Tom Stoppard among 2008 Dan David Prize Winners at TAU

... were recognized for their impact on the world at a ceremony held May 19 at tel Aviv University. Israeli President Shimon Peres gave the keynote address. ...ical, cultural or social impact on our world. The Prize is headquartered at tel Aviv University and is named after international entrepreneur and philanthr...

Long lost sisters

... separate groups within Africa for as much as half of its existence, says a tel Aviv University mathematician. Climate change, reduction in populations and...ration. Dr. Saharon Rosset, from the School of Mathematical Sciences at tel Aviv University, worked with team leader Doron Behar from the Rambam Medica...

Dawn of human matrilineal diversity

...enter, Haifa, and Saharon Rosset of IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, NY and tel Aviv University. Analyses of the extensive data presented in this study pr...tory as a species. Saharon Rosset, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, NY and tel Aviv University, said: The analysis of such a massive dataset presents stat...

War between the sexes begins before twins' birth, TAU researchers say

... The battle of the sexes may begin in the womb, researchers from tel Aviv University believe. And it may have troubling consequences a male twi...o the girl in utero, says Prof. Brian Reichman, a lecturer in pediatrics at tel Aviv Universitys Sackler School of Medicine. Girl Twins Lose Their Adva...

The surprising power of the pill

...d the necessity to plan everything around the treatment. But thanks to a tel Aviv University study, trying for a baby has just been made easier. In a su...enior physician at the Rabin Medical Center and an academic staff member of tel Aviv Universitys Sackler School of Medicine, and his colleagues at the infe...

Phoenix Technologies and Atmel Collaborate to Create Next-Generation Security Solutions for PCs

...s. Contacts Phoenix Technologies: Shauli Chaudhuri, VP Marketing tel : +1 408 570 1060 E-mail: public_relations@phoenix.com Cedric Vanhaver, GlobalFluency/Neale-May for Phoenix Technologies tel : +1 650 433 4154 Email : phoenix@globalfluency.com Atmel: Nancy M...
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