Science & Technology
- Written by TAU
Ahead of the Prime Minister's visit to China, Tel Aviv University reports that it has been strengthening its ties with the leading universities in the country
Over 200 students and faculty members from China studied at Tel Aviv University in 2012
Delegates from the elite Tsinghua University are currently staying at Tel Aviv University. The extensive collaboration that is currently taking shape between the two universities is evidence of Tel Aviv University's position in the forefront of academic collaboration with China
Tel Aviv University President Prof. Yosef Klafter: China is a preferred target in the University's strategic decision to strengthen its presence in the international arena
- Written by Samsung
SEOUL, Korea, April 29, 2013 — Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, today announced the introduction of the GALAXY Tab 3 – 7-inch tablet featuring sleek design and enhanced capabilities that bring capabilities that bring better performance and multimedia experiences to your fingertips.
With the new GALAXY Tab 3, Samsung has evolved its range of innovative tablets, making them smaller and easier to carry, while increasing the user experience overall.
- Written by Office of the President
President Peres officially opened the Industrial High-Tech Park in Nazareth with a ribbon cutting ceremony this morning. After the ceremony President Peres delivered some remarks and conducted a tour of the Amdocs research and development facility in the Industrial Park.
The park will provide around 1000 jobs in high-tech for local residents, both Jews and Arabs, in the coming decade
President Peres in his speech:
"There will not be true coexistence between Jews and Arabs without full equality"The President of the State of Israel, President Shimon Peres, President Peres officially opened the Industrial High-Tech Park in Nazareth with a ribbon cutting ceremony this morning. After the ceremony President Peres delivered some remarks and conducted a tour of the Amdocs research and development facility in the Industrial Park. The new park in Nazareth in the Galilee, will be a source of employment and economic integration for local residents from all the sectors, Jews, Arabs, Druze and others. The high-tech park is expected to create around 1000 jobs in the coming decade and is expected to include nearly 30 companies.
- Written by Tel Aviv University
Sniffing Out Schizophrenia
Neurons in the nose could be the key to early, fast, and accurate diagnosis, says a Tel Aviv University researcher
Tel Aviv — A debilitating mental illness, schizophrenia can be difficult to diagnose. Because physiological evidence confirming the disease can only be gathered from the brain during an autopsy, mental health professionals have had to rely on a battery of psychological evaluations to diagnose their patients.
Now, Dr. Noam Shomron and Prof. Ruth Navon of Tel Aviv University's Sackler Faculty of Medicine, together with PhD student Eyal Mor from Dr. Shomron's lab and Prof. Akira Sawa of Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, have discovered a method for physical diagnosis — by collecting tissue from the nose through a simple biopsy. Surprisingly, collecting and sequencing neurons from the nose may lead to "more sure-fire" diagnostic capabilities than ever before, Dr. Shomron says.
- Written by UTA
Tel Aviv University reveals the missing link between brain patterns and Alzheimer’s
Tel Aviv — Evidence indicates that the accumulation of amyloid-beta proteins, which form the plaques found in the brains of Alzheimer's patients, is critical for the development of Alzheimer’s disease, which impacts 5.4 million Americans. And not just the quantity, but also the quality of amyloid-beta peptides is crucial for Alzheimer's initiation. The disease is triggered by an imbalance in two different amyloid species — in Alzheimer's patients, there is a reduction in a relative level of healthy amyloid-beta 40 compared to 42.
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