Tel Aviv University

Growing something out of nothing

Fears of global warming and its impact on our environment have left scientists scrambling to decrease levels of atmospheric carbon we humans produce. Now, Tel Aviv University researchers are doing their part ...

dateOct 26, 2011 in Biotechnology
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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 ...

dateOct 05, 2011 in Astronomy
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SAFEPED helps cities fix dangerous intersections

Traffic planners and engineers worry about "black spots" — intersections that experience a high incidence of traffic accidents. But when it comes to designing safer roads, they lack effective tools to ...

dateSep 12, 2011 in Software
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The geophysicist's guide to striking it rich

Prospecting -- the search for valuable reserves such as gold, diamond and natural gas -- isn't just a matter of luck. It's about knowing where to look. Now researchers at Tel Aviv University have modernized the hit-or-miss ...

dateSep 01, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Watching viruses 'friend' a network

From SARS to swine flu, virus outbreaks can be unpredictable — and devastating. But now a new application through the ubiquitous social networking site Facebook, developed in a Tel Aviv University lab, ...

dateAug 30, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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