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Hebrew University researchers find mechanism underlying depression

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Clinical depression is the most significant cause of disability around the world, yet scientists still don’t understand the biological mechanisms behind it well enough to prevent or treat it adequately – partly because most research focuses on neurons in the brain and not other cells in the cerebellum. A study by researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have found ... Read More »

More doctorates to women than men in Israeli universities in 2013

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For first time in Israeli universities, more women will receive Doctor of Science degrees than men will in 2013. Female department head at Bar Ilan University: ‘We have yet to cross main barrier,’ referring to substantial majority of men in senior faculty This year in Tel Aviv University, the Hebrew University and Bar Ilan University, more women will receive science ... Read More »

Israel: Medical schools lead decline in applications to universities

The drop in medical school applicants was so large that for the first time in years, the rate of acceptance was not the lowest among all areas of study. The number of students applying to study medicine at the country’s universities plunged 14.2% for the 2011-2012 academic year from a year earlier, leading a trend of falling university enrollments, according ... Read More »

Despite fervent objections Ariel U. becomes a reality

Samaria will have its first full university, pending the go-ahead of the Israeli military. The Ariel University Center was recognized as a full university by the Judea and Samaria Council for Higher Education, which handles educational concerns in the “disputed territories.” The center, which has more than 10,000 students, Jewish and Arab, would be called Ariel University. The 11-2 vote ... Read More »

Israeli universities team on organ repair research

Hebrew University, Bar-Ilan University and University of Haifa will establish a center for studying the sea anemone Nematostella, which has the ability to restore damaged body parts.  A sophisticated national center for genetically engineering the sea anemone Nematostella will be opened as part of the Israeli Ministry of Science and Technology’s program to develop scientific and technological infrastructure in marine ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes