Discovery of the body’s endocannabinoid system by Hebrew University Scientists increases the applicability of cannabidiol for medical purposes


The increasing ability to harness cannabidiol, a derivative of cannabis, to treat medical problems is due to the body’s endocannabinoid system (ECS).

This system, discovered by scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, is a set of natural pathways in our brain and body which carry messages to various regions to manage and regulate pain, appetite, mood regulation, and memory.

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OrCam Develops Devices to Assist the Blind and Visually Impaired


OrCam start-up, which was established by Mobileye’s founders Amnon Shashua and Ziv Aviram, has developed devices that assist the blind and visually impaired with a camera and smart algorithms. Mobileye was based on Hebrew University technology.

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SESAME: Scientific Progress and Diplomacy


Eliezer Rabinovici, professor of Particle Physics at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, recently received the 2019 Award for Science Diplomacy from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for his outstanding scientific and diplomatic contributions to SESAME (Synchrotron-light Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East), founded in Jordan in 2017.

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Are We The Loneliest Generation?


Contrary to Common Belief, Hebrew University Researcher says Declining Marriage Rates May be the Solution for Loneliness, Not the Problem.

 

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