Discovery of Promising Cure for Day Blindness by Gene Therapy


Prof. Ron Ofri of Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Koret School of Veterinary Medicine has developed a gene therapy that may cure hereditary day blindness, called achromatopsia. People affected by this vision disorder cannot see in bright daylight, can only see in low-light conditions, and have low visual acuity and colorblindness as well.

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Lightricks Proves the Start-up Nation is not just about Tel Aviv


Hidden away among the converted, old student dorms of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is a thriving start-up making waves far beyond its modest surroundings.

Founded in January 2013 by four PhD students and a Supreme Court clerk, Lightricks has built an arsenal of mobile content creation applications that are enjoying global success and proving that the Start-Up Nation is about far more than the shiny high-rises and fancy offices of Tel Aviv's hi-tech community.

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In His Own Words: New Einstein Papers Revealed


Missing Computations from Einstein’s Unified Theory, Concerned Letters to Son During Nazi Germany, in New Collection

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Managers Who Listen Boost Staff Creativity


Managers who listen attentively could boost their team members’ creativity, suggests a new study from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and King’s Business School at King’s College London.

 

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