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Latest Hebrew University of Jerusalem Stories

2009-05-06 09:18:55

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have discovered a method to potentially eliminate the tumor-risk factor in utilizing human embryonic stem cells.

2009-04-27 11:11:52

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have found a way to maintain the pain-killing qualities of morphine over an extended period of time, thus providing a solution for the problem of having to administer increasing dosages of the drug in order to retain its effectiveness.

2009-04-06 09:12:53

Can people's differing reactions to situations of stress be attributed at least in part to genetic differences and do those differences affect men and women in different ways – with the edge seemingly favoring the women?

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2009-01-22 08:40:57

A new theory as to how galaxies were formed in the Universe billions of years ago has been formulated by Hebrew University of Jerusalem cosmologists.

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2008-12-29 14:51:08

Scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have succeeded in reversing brain birth defects in animal models, using stem cells to replace defective brain cells.

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2008-12-22 09:40:46

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.

2008-12-05 10:06:00

Founder of Microsoft and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Lauds University for its Breakthroughs in the Field NEW YORK, Dec.

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2008-11-19 14:43:48

Analysis of newly revealed items found at the site of the mausoleum of King Herod at Herodium (Herodion in Greek) have provided Hebrew University of Jerusalem archaeological researchers with further assurances that this was indeed the site of the famed ruler's 1st century BCE grave.

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2008-11-05 10:57:54

The earliest known Hebrew text written in a Proto-Canaanite script has been discovered by Hebrew University archaeologists in an ancient city in the area where David slew Goliath.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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