Quantcast

Latest University of Haifa Stories

2009-10-19 13:00:29

Violence between couples is usually the result of a calculated decision-making process and the partner inflicting violence will do so only as long as the price to be paid is not too high.

bf126b9d4338ebefa8a37268d496d85d1
2009-09-15 09:35:00

A rare and surprising archaeological discovery at Tel Dor: A gemstone engraved with the portrait of Alexander the Great was uncovered during the 2009 season of excavations.

bad93d4f232e8d0a49dc1a8b3d64a0ab1
2009-09-14 08:20:00

An ancient treasure comprising three figurines of Aphrodite, the goddess of love, which was buried underground for over 1,500 years, was uncovered during excavations carried out by researchers of the University of Haifa.

2009-09-08 07:54:55

Researchers discover that the addition of the phosphor molecule to a the NMDA receptor in the brain is a necessary step in memory formation.

e4177178715eeca750a6a28b0365295f
2009-09-04 06:37:29

Archaeologists in east Jerusalem have uncovered a 3,700-year-old wall, which is the oldest example of massive fortifications to ever be discovered in the city

c29d736b869506142d6520538f3f73b11
2009-07-15 09:20:00

Could cannon balls from the early 19th century sink warships?

2009-07-08 08:48:06

A new study carried out at the University of Haifa sheds light on how first and second languages are represented in the brain of a bilingual person.

2009-06-22 10:55:00

A faculty member of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Haifa presented the results of a new research at an international Holocaust conference held at the University of Haifa.

f06fcf98384e4567f4a282a28a44c8901
2009-04-10 09:28:17

Scorpions possess resistance to high temperatures and the ability to conserve water for long periods of time, and as a result thrive in hot and arid parts of the world.

e0ed84bb6de7a9f4fa9776eae144b100
2009-04-06 09:29:29

"The 'foot' structures that we found in the Jordan valley are the first sites that the People of Israel built upon entering Canaan and they testify to the biblical concept of ownership of the land with the foot," said archaeologist Prof. Adam Zertal of the University of Haifa, who headed the excavating team that exposed five compounds in the shape of an enormous "foot", that it were likely to have been used at that time to mark ownership of territory.


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'.