Tel Aviv University

Tel Aviv University (TAU) is the largest institution for higher learning in Israel. TAU has both graduate and undergraduate programs with over 106 departments and 90 research institutes. In addition, TAU maintains supervision over the Centre for Technological Design, The New Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yaffo and Tel Aviv Engineering College. TAU through its international partnerships encourages study-abroad programs with numerous universities. American Friends of Tel Aviv University is a fund-raising, communications foundation formed to promote Tel Aviv University. TAU encourages public review of its research and newsletter on-line American Friends of Tel Aviv University have a separate web-site devoted to synthesizing matters affecting Tel Aviv University. See: http://www.aftau.org

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Washing away painful wounds

More than six million people in the U.S. suffer from persistent wounds -- open sores that never seem to heal or, once apparently healed, return with a vengeance. The bedridden elderly and infirm are prone to painful and dangerous ...

dateAug 26, 2009 in Medical research
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Radio waves carry news of climate change

The ionosphere, one of the regions of the upper atmosphere, plays an important role in global communications. Ionized by solar radiation, this electricity-rich region is used for the transmission of long wave communications, ...

dateJul 30, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Watching stem cells repair the human brain

There is no known cure for neurodegenerative diseases such as Huntington's, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. But new hope, in the form of stem cells created from the patient's own bone marrow, can be found ― and literally ...

dateAug 19, 2009 in Biotechnology
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'Buckyballs' to treat multiple sclerosis

If you're of a certain age, you'll remember Buckminster Fuller's distinctive "geodesic domes" - soccer-ball-shaped structures that the late futurist envisioned as ideal human domiciles. Tel Aviv University chemists remember ...

dateMar 19, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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Fungi: Another tool in bacteria's belt?

Bacteria and fungi are remarkably mobile. Now researchers at Tel Aviv University have discovered that the two organisms enjoy a mutually beneficial relationship to aid them in that movement — and their survival.

dateNov 28, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Most ancient supernovas discovered

Supernovas -- stars in the process of exploding -- open a window onto the history of the elements of Earth's periodic table as well as the history of the universe. All of those heavier than oxygen were formed in nuclear reactions ...

dateOct 05, 2011 in Astronomy
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