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2008-11-05 10:35:16

The skeleton of a 12,000 year-old Natufian Shaman has been discovered in northern Israel by archaeologists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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2008-10-07 11:05:00

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.

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2008-09-24 08:10:00

After 3 years and $10,000 worth of restoration costs, Albert Einstein's long-lost telescope will be put on display at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, an institution the theorist helped start.

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2008-09-09 10:50:00

An international team of scientists, headed by Prof. Daniel Rosenfeld of the Institute of Earth Sciences at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, has come up with a surprising finding to the disputed issue of whether air pollution increases or decreases rainfall.

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2008-08-12 16:33:43

Ruins of a Roman temple from the second century CE have recently been unearthed beneath the foundations of a church, Israeli archaeologists said.

2008-08-04 12:00:34

By EHUD ZION WALDOKS Hebrew University of Jerusalem Sociology and Anthropology Professor Eyal Ben-Ari may have sexually coerced his female doctoral students over the course of as much as 15 years, according to police.

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2008-06-17 09:20:00

Research on octopuses has shed new light on how our brains store and recall memory, says Dr. Benny Hochner of the Department of Neurobiology at the Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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2008-04-01 14:35:00

Scientists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and elsewhere have now for the first time demonstrated how the reactions of single neurons give humans the capability of detecting fine differences in frequencies better than animals.

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2008-02-28 16:45:00

Utilizing a technique that combines low temperature measurements and theoretical calculations, Hebrew University of Jerusalem scientists and others have revealed for the first time the electronic structure of single DNA molecules.

2006-07-02 12:00:00

Scientists at an Israeli university have found a promising new way to stop the growth and spread of cancer cells while carrying out research to boost the size of peaches and nectarines, the university said on Sunday.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.