Snails Bring Speedy Economic Empowerment for African Women


Snails may be the fast track to economic growth and empowerment for women living in West Africa, thanks to a pair of Ghanaian research students heading a project sponsored by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment.

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Eye Opening Surgery Saves Vision of Wild Wolf


Zahava, a nine year old wild wolf from the Yotvata Nature Reserve was brought to the HU Veterinary Hospital after suffering from chronic eye infections. Her condition had worsened, covering her corneas with a visible film that impaired her vision. Traditionally, this condition requires a daily administration of eye drops, but such treatment is untenable in the wild. Prof.

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HU Prof. Is Making the World More Colorful and Beautiful


Hebrew University Professor, Alexander Vainstein, is changing the way we see the world around us and making it more colorful in the process. The Wolfson Family Professor of Floriculture is most known for genetically modifying tobacco to  produce the natural compound used in the anti-malaria medication, artemisinin. His recent work is making the world more attractive as he has discovered a way to change the colors of flowers.

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