Tag: hebrew university of jerusalem

Seed dispersal study shows value of conservation corridors

Field ecologists go to great lengths to get data. Radio collars and automatic video cameras are among their tools for documenting the natural world.So...

New treatment proposed to prevent devastating intestinal inflammation mucositis in cancer...

Experimental work pointing to a therapy for alleviating mucositis -- a common, severe side effect of chemotherapy and irradiation of cancer patients or patients...

EyeMusic Sensory Substitution Device lets blind ‘see’ colors and shapes

Using auditory or tactile stimulation, Sensory Substitution Devices (SSDs) provide representations of visual information and can help the blind "see" colors and shapes. SSDs...

NT219 slows the aging process, can lead to brain disease treatments

A collaboration between the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the startup company TyrNovo may lead to a potential treatment of brain diseases.The researchers found...

Fertility problems? Joining the ‘breakfast club’ can help

A new study by researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv University reveals that eating a good breakfast can have a...

Meal timing can boost ovulation and improve fertility

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), a common disorder that impairs fertility by impacting menstruation, ovulation, hormones, and more, is closely related to insulin levels. Women...

Views you can use? How online ratings affect your judgment

Are you influenced by the opinions of other people — say, in the comments sections of websites? If your answer is no, here’s another...

How much is air pollution in China shortening human lives?

A high level of air pollution, in the form of particulates produced by burning coal, significantly shortens the lives of people exposed to it,...

Research shows how bacteria communicate with each other

Jerusalem, March 1, 2011 -- A pathway whereby bacteria communicate with each other has been discovered by researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The discovery has important implications for efforts to cope with the spread of harmf...

Brain doesn’t need vision at all in order to ‘read’ material

Jerusalem, February 22, 2011 -- The portion of the brain responsible for visual reading doesn't require vision at all, according to a new study by researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and France. Brain imaging studies of blind ...

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