Reducing fat in the liver, rather than simply losing weight, is key to lowering health risks associated with obesity, say Israeli researchers.
Using stem cells and microfluidic chips, they fashion a functioning copy of a patient’s brain structure to tailor treatment.
Applied with a glue gun, the melted polymer works both externally and internally, and is nontoxic, flexible and biodegradable.
Researchers found that the onset of stress caused changes in the intestinal bacteria that, in turn, stimulated the activity of immune cells in a way that increased the likelihood that the body would attack itself.
A new approach to measuring electrons’ quantum states looks at the tail end of their escape.
“This is extremely important because we can now detect early stages of alpha-synuclein aggregation and monitor the effects of drugs on this aggregation,” said Dr. Dana Bar-On of Tel Aviv University.
Tel Aviv University researchers find mechanism in worms that, if it translates to humans, could imply brain activity also plays a role in what is transmitted to offspring.
Tel Aviv University and Haifa’s Technion–Israel Institute of Technology have been named among the 100 leading universities worldwide to be granted US patents for invention in 2018.
The number of sensory deprived patients and auditory deprived patients is expected to rise – it is crucial to develop efficient techniques for auditory recovery.
Computerized analysis of playing styles could assist music therapists.
A team of Israeli scientists is experimenting with changes in rainfall patterns to determine how native vegetation will adapt to new climatic conditions.
“I’m interested in learning whatever we can about real black holes and real gravity,” study author Jeff Steinhauer, physicist at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.
Manipulating an enzyme might be key to culturing cells for transplantation or other treatments.
Researchers at the Bio-Inspired and Medical Robots Lab at Ben Gurion University of the Negev, are building a miniature robot inspired by an inchworm.
MIT-Israel Zuckerman STEM Fund is calling for proposals for joint projects between MIT and Israeli university researchers in science, tech, math and engineering.
A new method of surface patterning may help create defect-free electronic channels.
Science continues finding evidence that the bacterial universe in our guts affects our overall health.
By implanting engineered tissue from stem cells taken from the gums, the Technion’s Prof. Shulamit Levenberg provides new hope for people with spinal column injuries.
The combination therapy, of two FDA approved drugs, protects the blood-brain-barrier and is aimed at preventing development of brain pathologies.
A group of scientists from Tel Aviv University and Stanford University cooperating on the Digital Living 2030 program is trying to prepare for all of the scenarios in the coming years that will challenge the way we live.
The ability to anticipate the future is key to the survival of all living things. Like humans, worms are capable of forming associative memories.
Researchers from Bar-Ilan University suggests that short exposure to the Marvel superhero movies featuring Spider-Man and Ant-Man can reduce arachnophobia symptoms by up to 20 percent.
A new treatment for prostate cancer in men who don’t want to undergo radical surgery because of the side effects has been developed by Israeli scientists.
Discovery may pave the way to creating entire human embryos out of human skin cells, without sperm or eggs, says head of study.
Researchers from the Weizmann Institute of Science and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem have started to use magnets to crystallise chiral compounds out of solution and fully separate them.
A drug targeting the enzyme DHODH could correct the abnormal set point of the ‘thermostat’ in the brain cells of epileptic patients.
The center is expected to add significant value to tissue engineering research and will be open to all Technion scientists and researchers to lead the department into new areas.
Hebrew University researchers create decoys that block RNA-binding proteins from spreading cancer.
Cybersecurity researchers at Ben-Gurion University have found that hackers have the ability to access the 3D medical scans of patients and add or remove images of malignant tumors, placing patients at risk of misdiagnosis.
Meet Zuckerman STEM scholar, Lucien Weiss, graduate of Harvard and Stanford who is now working on his third degree at the Technion.
In 10 years, Prof. Tal Dvir of Tel Aviv University sees all organs being printed from the patient’s own tissue so that the body does not reject it, and rendering organ donors unnecessary.
Researchers are developing complex and precise artificial tissues that can be better integrated into target organs.
Could we ever create unhackable computers beyond the reach of criminals and spies? Ben-Gurion University researchers are coming up with some interesting solutions.
What happens when a mechanism meant to protect the cell gets exploited by bad-mannered viruses?
“In this day and age, international and interdisciplinary collaborations are vital to the future of science and engineering”.
New TAU research breaks with long-held principles used in developing radar technologies.
The study conducted by researchers at Bar-Ilan University is the first of its kind to examine the connection between children diagnosed with ADHD and prescribed MPH, and future dispensed prescriptions of antidepressants.