Downgrading Covid-19’s Threat to that of the Common Cold?


Promising Hebrew University - Mount Sinai Research Shows Coronavirus Causes Lungs to Accumulate Fat; Cholesterol-Lowering Drug May Hold Key to Stopping COVID-19 in its Tracks

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New Wildlife Tracking System Provides Evidence of Sophisticated Navigation Among Wild Fruit Bats, Hebrew University Research Finds


When wild Egyptian fruit bats set out at night to forage in Israel's Hula Valley, they do so using advanced spatial memory and a flexible cognitive mapping of the fruit trees and other goals scattered in their foraging area. They seldom search randomly and their foraging patterns cannot be explained by simpler navigation mechanisms, a research team headed by Professor Ran Nathan of Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU)’s Movement Ecology Lab has found.

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Hebrew University Mourns the Passing of Prof. Zeev Sternhell


The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) mourns the passing of Professor Zeev Sternhell.  Sternhell was a world-renowned expert on fascism and nationalism and Emeritus Professor at HU's Political Science Department.  He was 85 years old and is survived by his wife Ziva and two daughters, Tali and Yael. 

 

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Great Wall (Outside) of China Mapped for the First Time


 

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June 2020 Webinar Series: Towards New Horizons


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A Shared Ancestry? Genomes Provide New Insight into Canaanite Heritage’s Far Reach


“The sons of Noah who came out of the ark were Shem, Ham and Japheth; Ham was the father of Canaan. These were the three sons of Noah, and from them came the people who were scattered over the whole earth.”—Genesis 9:18,19

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With School Openings Delayed due to Coronavirus, College Students Eye Overseas Programs


To Meet Demand, Hebrew University to Host Online Open House for International Students on May 24

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New Link Found Between Corona and Loss of Smell and Taste


Global Survey of 4,000 Coronavirus Patients Supports Link Between COVID-19 and Loss of Smell and Taste

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Hebrew University Team Teaches and Old Drug New Tricks


New Delivery for Antibiotics Arms Medicine in the Fight against Antibiotic Resistance and COVID-19

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have developed an injectable antibiotic with a new mode of action, which could have a significant impact on the morbidity rate for pandemics such as COVID-19, Yissum, the technology transfer company of the Hebrew University announced today.

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Hebrew University Researchers Develop COVID-19 Diagnostic Test that is 10x Faster


The Test Uses Materials Commonly Found in Labs

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