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:

P.O. Box 39040 Tel Aviv 69978 ISRAEL
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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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Stem cell 'memory' can boost insulin levels

Stem cells from early embryos can be coaxed into becoming a diverse array of specialized cells to revive and repair different areas of the body. Therapies based on these stem cells have long been contemplated for the treatment ...

dateJul 13, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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