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Harnessing Algae for the Creation of Clean Energy
TAU researchers discover algae can yield mass quantities of hydrogen, the world's cleanest energy source.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016


Enzyme Treatment of Gene May Reverse Effects of Alzheimer's
APOE gene is a promising target for therapeutic approaches to Alzheimer's, says TAU researcher.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016


Prof. Illana Gozes Receives Top RARE Gene Award
World-renowned neuroscientist and geneticist celebrated for "commitment to research and new therapies."
Wednesday, September 28, 2016


Neural Membrane's Structural Instability May Trigger Multiple Sclerosis
TAU researchers discover physical mechanism that may enable immune system attack.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016


The Steve Tisch School of Film and Television at TAU Hosts First Annual Influencer Award
Homeland executive producer and TAU alum Gideon Raff honored at September 14th reception.
Monday, September 19, 2016


Stopping Breast Cancer Metastasis in Its Tracks
TAU researcher harnesses targeted delivery of microRNAs to primary tumors in mice to block the movement of cancer.
Monday, September 19, 2016


TAU Exchange Program Produces Sustainable, Measurable Tolerance
Curriculum based on direct contact, mutual respect and empathy exercises is "hate-preventative," say researchers.
Thursday, September 15, 2016


TAU Among Top 10 Universities for Venture Capital-Backed Entrepreneurs
TAU joins Stanford, UC Berkeley, and MIT on global VC database list.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016


Battle of the Sexes? Not When Negotiating with Friends
TAU study finds women achieve better results when negotiating on behalf of friends.
Wednesday, September 7, 2016


Induced Labor After Water Breakage Poses No Harm to Mothers or Their Babies, TAU Researchers Find
Natural and induced deliveries following amniotic sac rupture share similar neonatal outcomes.
Thursday, September 1, 2016


Steve Tisch School of Film and Television Announces First Annual Influencer Award
Homeland Executive Producer and TAU Alum Gideon Raff to be honored at September 14th reception at Sony Pictures Studios.
Thursday, August 25, 2016


TAU Research Reveals How Melanoma Spreads to Other Organs in the Body
Findings may lead to a cure for the deadly disease.
Monday, August 22, 2016


TAU Researcher Awarded 2016 MetLife Foundation Prize
Dr. Inna Slutsky receives illustrious award for outstanding research in the field of Alzheimer's disease.
Monday, August 15, 2016


Brain's Prefrontal Lobe Is Major Player in Parkinson's Gait
Cognitive functions play an active role in the gait pattern of Parkinson's patients, say TAU researchers.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016


Novel Technology May Prevent Burn Scars
Researchers at Tel Aviv and Harvard Universities develop method to control collagen-cell proliferation that produces scarring.
Monday, August 8, 2016


Flexible Building Blocks of the Future
New mechanical "metamaterial" developed at TAU may revolutionize prosthetics and wearable technologies.
Friday, July 29, 2016


TAU Research Opens the "Black Box" of Malignant Melanoma
Study pinpoints when melanoma cells metastasize to the brain months before they develop into fatal tumors.
Monday, July 25, 2016


Nanotech "Tattoo" Can Map Emotions and Monitor Muscle Activity
Novel skin electrode is comfortable and has endless commercial and medical applications, says TAU researcher.
Monday, July 11, 2016


Computerized Training Program from TAU Cuts Soldiers' Risk of PTSD
Training targets innocuous "threats" before combat to prevent post-traumatic stress disorder.
Thursday, July 7, 2016


TAU Scientist Joins NASA for Historic Mission to Jupiter
Juno spacecraft will "revolutionize" our understanding of the formation of the universe.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016


Israel, US Sign Cyber Defense Deal at TAU Cyber Conference
Cyber defense cooperation enables two nations to compile and share sensitive cyber security information in "real time."
Tuesday, July 5, 2016


2016 TLV Film Festival Celebrates 30 Years of Cinematic Imagination
Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival draws heavyweights, rising stars from local and international film industries.
Thursday, June 30, 2016


Chinese Officials and Academics Visit TAU to Explore Food Safety
TAU partners with Peking University and OSI Group to host weeklong conference on food safety issues and solutions.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016


Tel Aviv University Awards UN Chief Highest Honor
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon receives George S. Wise Medal for peace efforts and condemnation of anti-Semitism.
Monday, June 27, 2016


TAU and New York University Establish New Partnership for International Academic Collaboration
New collaborative research program will promote joint activities in chemistry, physics, material science, and engineering.
Friday, June 24, 2016


TAU Innovation Conference Spotlights Student Ingenuity
Budding innovators showcase inventions at gathering attended by investors, entrepreneurs from around the world.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016


Steve Tisch School of Film and Television Inaugurated
Visionary Oscar®-winning producer Steve Tisch cuts ribbon in a festive ceremony.
Thursday, June 2, 2016


IDEAS Los Angeles Announces Acclaimed Israeli Actress Ayelet Zurer as Closing Keynote Speaker
Second annual conference hosted by AFTAU will explore Zurer's perspective on how digital advances are changing the movie and television business.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016


TAU Awards Honorary Doctorate to Oscar®-Winning Producer Steve Tisch
Philanthropist and filmmaker honored for vision and global influence in cinematic arts and for significant investment in university.
Monday, May 23, 2016


Genetic Testing Proves Bene Israel Community in India Has Jewish Roots
TAU–Cornell collaboration provides insight into unique community whose history is largely unknown.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016


New Study Shows We Are Bad Judges of Friendship
TAU researchers find inability to determine who our real friends are limits our powers of persuasion.
Thursday, May 5, 2016


IDEAS Los Angeles Announces New Interactive Features for June Conference
Second annual conference hosted by AFTAU will include an outdoor demo lab, digital graffiti wall, virtual reality immersion and an international DJ.
Thursday, April 21, 2016


TAU Student Film Wins Applause at Legendary Tribeca Film Festival
BBC calls Ben Hakim's The Operator "compelling."
Tuesday, April 19, 2016


Smartphone Users Are Redefining Privacy in Public Spaces
TAU study highlights how smartphone technology is leading to diminished privacy.
Monday, April 18, 2016


IDEAS Los Angeles Conference Announces Initial Speaker Lineup
Second annual conference to unite global industry leaders from Los Angeles, Silicon Valley and Tel Aviv on June 15-16 in Santa Monica.
Tuesday, April 12, 2016


Handwriting Analysis Provides Clues for Dating of Old Testament Texts
Inscriptions dating to 600 BCE suggest widespread literacy at the time, say TAU researchers.
Monday, April 11, 2016


TAU in the Media

Electronic Tattoos Offer Convenience to Medical Tech
US News & World Report profiles TAU Prof. Yael Hanein and her "electronic tattoo."
Friday, July 15, 2016

Cures for Age-Old Problems
The Jewish Journal highlights recent TAU medical breakthroughs for the baby-boom generation.
Friday, June 24, 2016

A Genetic Disease In The Family
The Jewish Week reports on how a very personal connection to familial dysautonomia drives a Tel Aviv University scientist's search for a cure.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016

The Gendered Brain
TAU researchers investigate the difference between male and female brains. And takes notice.
Thursday, March 10, 2016


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