Tel Aviv University

Turning off the 'aging genes'

Restricting calorie consumption is one of the few proven ways to combat aging. Though the underlying mechanism is unknown, calorie restriction has been shown to prolong lifespan in yeast, worms, flies, monkeys, ...

Jan 02, 2014
4.8 / 5 (32) 11 | with audio podcast

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 ...

Aug 26, 2009
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Intruder alert: 'Smart Dew' will find you!

A remarkable new invention from Tel Aviv University — a network of tiny sensors as small as dewdrops called "Smart Dew" — will foil even the most determined intruder. Scattered outdoors on rocks, fence ...

Mar 26, 2009
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