Everything Old is New Again: Cavemen Recycled to Survive 11.07.13
TAU discusses the origins of recycling at on-campus conference.
Genetic Study Proves Israel's Wild Boars Originated in Europe 11.04.13
TAU researchers say animals descended from pigs brought by the Philistines 3,000 years ago.
TAU Solves a 3,000-Year-Old Mystery with Pollen 10.22.13
TAU archaeologists dig under Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea to explain the collapse of Bronze Age empires in the Levant.
Proof of Solomon's Mines Found in Israel 09.03.13
An excavation led by TAU archaeologists dates mines in the south of Israel to the days of King Solomon.
TAU Archaeologists Find Massive Fortifications from the Iron Age 08.19.13
A new excavation on the Israeli coast reveals ancient Assyrian wall.
TAU Archaeologists Find Treasure amid Trash 08.12.13
A dig in Israel's Apollonia National Park has unearthed coins, rings, and jewelry in a Byzantine refuse pit.
Mysterious Monument Found Beneath the Sea of Galilee 06.10.13
TAU research says unique structure is the product of skilled construction.
Desecrated Ancient Temple Sheds Light on Early Power Struggles at Tel Beth-Shemesh 11.12.12
TAU archaeologists unearth unique 11th-century BCE sacred compound with a turbulent history.
Ancient Seal May Add Substance to the Legend of Samson 08.13.12
TAU researchers uncover a 12th century BCE seal depicting a man and lion in battle in Tel Beth Shemesh.
Neolithic Man: The First Lumberjack? 08.09.12
Transition from hunting to agricultural society parallels development of woodworking tools, TAU research reveals.
Hoard of Crusader Gold Found in Ruins 07.26.12
TAU uncovers unprecedented trove of gold coins in 13th century castle.
Ancient Jugs Hold the Secret to Practical Mathematics in Biblical Times 06.04.12
Precise volume was measured by circumference, TAU researchers find.
Unique Gold Earring Found in Intriguing Collection of Ancient Jewelry at Tel Megiddo 05.21.12
Hoard of gold and silver jewelry hidden for thousands for years could have Egyptian origin, say TAU researchers.
Ancient "Graffiti" Unlock the Life of the Common Man 03.06.12
Comprehensive new collection from TAU illuminates popular history from Alexander the Great to the rise of Islam.
Exploration of Mythical David and Goliath Battle Site Reaches New Depth 02.27.12
TAU launches new archaeological dig in biblical city of Azekah.
Fossilized Pollen Unlocks Secrets of Ancient Royal Garden 02.16.12
Pollen recovered in a 2,500-year-old garden helps reconstruct a paradise of exotic plants, say TAU researchers.
The Disappearance of the Elephant Caused the Rise of Modern Man 12.12.11
Dietary change led to the appearance of modern humans in the Middle East 400,000 years ago, say TAU researchers.
Archaeologists Find Sophisticated Blade Production Much Earlier Than Originally Thought 10.17.11
Blade manufacturing "production lines" existed as much as 400,000 years ago, say TAU researchers.
Seaside Fortress Was a Final Stronghold of Early Islamic Power 09.15.11
Ancient harbor at Yavneh-Yam was used for hostage exchange, says TAU reearcher.
2000-Year-Old Burial Box Could Reveal Location of the Family of Caiaphas 08.29.11
Rare, detailed inscription is genuine, says a TAU researcher.
Scanning Antiquity Underfoot 03.08.11
TAU researcher develops geological tool to see what's below the ground's surface.
World's First Skyscraper Was a Monument to Intimidation 02.17.11
TAU describes how Jericho's 11,000-year-old "cosmic" tower came into being.
Was Israel the Birthplace of Modern Man? 12.30.10
Findings from TAU archaeologists locate remains of Homo sapiens in Israel 400,000 years ago.
Secrets of an Ancient Tel Aviv Fortress Revealed 12.28.10
TAU researchers connect their city to the Greek island of Lesbos.
Warring Greeks Find Peace in Ancient Egypt 12.06.10
TAU researcher uncovers origins of Greek trade city in Egypt's Nile delta region.
Paradise Lost — And Found 10.27.10
TAU researchers unearth ancient water secrets at royal garden dig.
The World's Oldest Steak Knife 08.26.10
TAU archaeologists uncover 200,000-year-old cutlery.
Reading the Zip Codes of 3,500-Year-Old Letters 08.05.10
TAU develops tool for non-destructive x-ray scanning of archaeological finds.
"Dynasty" Redux? 03.25.10
TAU identifies the winter home of seventh century Muslim rulers.
A 200,000-Year-Old Cut of Meat 10.14.09
TAU archaeologists shed light on life, diet and society before the delicatessen.
Exploring Israel's Own Atlantis 07.22.09
TAU researchers help excavate submerged prehistoric village.
Was a "Mistress of the Lionesses" a King in Ancient Canaan? 04.06.09
TAU uncovers evidence that a woman led in the holy land.
Face to Face with Moses and Jesus 12.09.08
A TAU researcher reconstructs faces of the ancient Israelites.
TAU Welcomes Volunteers to Ramat Rachel Archaeological Dig 12.05.08
A once-in-a-lifetime experience that "touches history," visitors say.
Archaeologists Strike It Rich in Jerusalem 08.07.08
TAU unearths a hoard of coins from the Second Temple Period.
Is Globalization as Old as the Earth? 04.02.08
A TAU archaeologist finds that ancient Jerusalem may be a model for today's corporations.
Digging Biblical History 10.31.07
A TAU dig offers an exciting experience for professional and amateur Biblical archaeologists.
Clues to Noah's Flood Found Beneath the Sea 09.07.07
A marine team headed by TAU's Prof. Sven Beer is exploring biblical history deep beneath the Mediterranean waters.
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Arts and Culture
Putting a Price Tag on Peace 10.14.13
War is rarer now because peace has never been more profitable, TAU research finds.
Shhh ... Talking about Mothers in Prostitution 08.21.13
TAU researchers find that ambivalence prevents social workers from addressing an important social issue.
Leading Theatre Director and TAU Professor Emeritus Awarded Israel Prize 04.09.13
Prof. Nola Chalton is TAU's 75th Israel Prize laureate.
Is "Objective Journalism" Possible? 01.09.13
TAU researcher compares US and French models to find varying standards and definitions.
History's Impostors Inspire Modern Bureaucracy 01.08.13
Frauds and "identity theft" in early modern Europe set the stage for official identification, says TAU researcher.
A Cimet Family Gift — By and For Generations 12.10.12
Sculptures installed at TAU honor artist Ruben Cimet Lerer.
Embracing the Art of Science 12.05.12
TAU scientists find beauty and win top prizes in "genetic art" competition.
History of Human Conflicts Revealed by Mathematical Model 11.29.12
TAU research finds patterns in dramatic drop in violence over the past millennium.
The TAU symphony orchestra remembers the "opportunity of a lifetime" at legendary Carnegie Hall.
AFTAU and Israel's Ministry of Tourism Show American Journalists the Cutting-Edge World of Israeli Film 07.18.12
Eye-opening trip reveals "Hollywood on the Mediterranean."
TAU Honors its "Founding Father of the Arts" 07.13.12
Ceremony recognizes first Dean of Israel's leading Faculty of Arts.
Horizons Expand for TAU Summer Yiddish Program 04.26.12
Yiddish scholar remembered as an extraordinary researcher and teacher.
First Homer Encyclopedia Brings Epic Poetry and Ancient Greece to Life 04.17.12
TAU researcher sheds light on Homer's reception in the Western, Jewish and Arabic worlds.
TAU Grad and Lecturer Wins Big at Sundance 03.13.12
Israeli documentary takes home grand jury prize at world-renowned independent film festival.
Re-inventing the Planned City 03.12.12
TAU and MIT launch pilot project to re-think 50's era "New Towns."
TAU and Cambridge University Celebrate the "Outside Critic" 02.01.12
New joint initiative studies how diversity and criticism are crucial to human development.
TAU Film to Screen at Sundance 01.10.12
Barbie Blues wins spot in international short film competition at prestigious U.S. festival.
South Tel Aviv School is a Model for Language Intervention 10.27.11
TAU researchers give children of immigrants and foreign workers a chance to overcome language barriers.
Contemporary Protests Are Embracing an "Open Door" Policy 10.24.11
Analysis shows different points of view lead to widespread action, says a TAU researcher.
Filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen Among 2011 Dan David Prize Winners 02.25.11
Three $1 million awards to be presented in May ceremony at TAU.
Designing a City for Safe Protests 02.23.11
In the wake of Tahrir Square, TAU researcher studies the influence of urban design on civil protest.
Reading Avatar's DNA 12.21.10
TAU researcher turns film sequences into "genetic code" to catch video pirates.
El Al Will Show TAU Films Onboard 12.20.10
Innovative airline and university agreement features international award-winning film department.
Choose a Movie's Plot — While You Watch It 12.13.10
TAU lets you change the course of a film with the click of a button.
Now At a Theatre Near You 06.17.10
TAU film and television graduates garnered over 100 awards in the past four years, The Jewish Chronicle reports.
Spotting the Next Great Music Superstar 12.08.08
TAU researchers develop a way to predict future hit artists.
TAU Film Wins International Competition 09.09.08
Lior Geller's Roads wins Best Film award at CILECT 2008.
To Sing Like Shakira, Press "One" Now 06.30.08
TAU scientists have developed an electronic ear to judge and coach vibrato technique.
Tuning In to Girls on TV 01.29.08
A TAU professor is addressing a conference on gender roles and stereotypes on children's television shows.
UN Holocaust Commemoration Features Concert by TAU Symphony Orchestra 01.24.08
Zubin Mehta conducts the Symphony Orchestra of TAU's Buchmann-Mehta School of Music at the United Nations on January 28.
Art in a Petri Dish 12.14.07
A TAU professor's art project illuminates the social behaviors of bacteria.
How Do You Say "E=mc2" in Yiddish? 12.06.07
TAU rescues a lost world of science and scholarship.
Ode to the Environment 09.26.07
A TAU conference asks questions about the environment and its place in modern literature.
The Art of Medicine and The Medicine of Art 08.01.08
Dr. Tal Friedman and her team are investigating aging – and painting – at the Sackler School of Medicine.
To Israel with Love 02.01.07
A review of The Pilgrim Soul by Elana Gomel.
TAU Student Wins First Prize in Brooklyn International Film Festival for Best Director and Creator 11.03.05
Matan Guggenheim honored for his short film Crickets.
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Astronomy and Astrophysics
Will the Start Up Nation Become the Blast Off Nation? 05.01.13
TAU may be the launch pad for Israel's first steps to the moon.
TAU Researcher Honored for Innovative Work on Gauge and Gravity Theories 04.25.13
Prof. Shimon Yankielowicz awarded esteemed Weizmann Prize.
Looking for Life by the Light of Dying Stars 04.24.13
TAU finds white dwarf stars may hold the key to detecting life on other planets.
Using Black Holes to Measure the Universe's Rate of Expansion 04.22.13
Radiation emitted in the vicinity of black holes could be used to measure distances of billions of light years, says TAU researcher.
Seeing the Birth of the Universe in an Atom of Hydrogen 09.05.12
TAU uses radio waves to uncover oldest galaxies yet.
TAU Researchers Part of Team of International Scientists to Uncover the "God Particle" 07.25.12
Higgs boson particle crucial for explaining how the universe was built.
Planets Circling Around Twin Suns 02.02.12
TAU researcher participated in NASA team that discovered two new planets 5,000 light years from Earth.
Two Nations' Leading Universities to Collaborate in the Stars 12.05.11
TAU and Harvard University announce joint astrophysics initiative.
Lightning Sprites Are Out-of-This-World 11.21.11
TAU researchers predict "sprites" in the atmospheres of Jupiter, Saturn, and Venus.
Most Ancient Supernovas Are Discovered 10.05.11
Ten-billion-year-old exploding stars were a source of Earth's iron, TAU researchers say.
When the Black Hole Was Born 12.27.10
TAU astronomers identify the epoch of the first fast growth of black holes.
Top U.S. Science Prize Awarded to TAU Physicist Prof. Yakir Aharonov 10.19.10
President Obama to present National Medal of Science honors at White House ceremony next month.
Avoid Swimming in Interplanetary Lakes 09.21.10
TAU researcher confirms oily "water" on a Saturn moon.
Avoiding an Asteroid Collision 09.13.10
TAU researchers reveal a new dimension in the study of asteroid pairs.
Reaching for the Stars 06.22.10
A TAU astrophysicist is part of an international team that discovers seven new planets.
Heavenly Bodies Beyond Neptune 01.05.10
TAU helps discover small "vagabond" in primordial solar system.
A Lightning Strike in Africa Helps Take the Pulse of the Sun 11.11.09
TAU discovers an accurate tool for tracking solar rotation.
Sensing Disasters from Space 10.22.09
TAU's "Earth Binoculars" see our planet through an astral lens.
An Astronomical Milestone 09.24.09
TAU helps find the first solid planet outside our solar system.
We Owe It All to Comets 04.28.09
TAU finds that comets contain key ingredients for life on earth.
Turn Left at Orion, Just Past the Unicorn 02.11.09
TAU astronomers reveal they've found the smallest planet outside our solar system.
How to Destroy an Asteroid 12.03.08
TAU studies the makeup of asteroids to save earth from sci-fi disaster.
Crossing "A Bridge to Nowhere" 10.20.08
TAU describes a bubbly universe in earth's backyard.
Next Step: The Fourth Dimension 09.03.08
TAU plays a starring role in the next big bang.
Swerve Left to Avoid That Satellite 07.09.08
TAU investigates protection against dangerous space debris.
Shedding Light on Black Holes 10.24.07
TAU astronomers help discover the most massive stellar black hole found to date.
Reading the Planetary Tea Leaves 09.21.07
TAU astrophysicist is part of a global team studying the oldest planet yet identified.
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Biology and Evolution
Shining a Light on the Spooky World of Bats 10.31.13
TAU researchers equip bats with cutting-edge technology to follow them into the darkness for the first time.
1.8 Million-Year-Old Skull Sheds New Light on Human Evolution 10.23.13
TAU researcher says finding is evidence of a simpler evolutionary path for humans.
Bugs Not Gay, Just Confused 10.21.13
TAU research finds that homosexuality in insects and spiders is a case of mistaken identity.
The Bad News: Just in Time for Passover, Plague of Locusts Arrives in Israel 03.25.13
The good news: Swarms present an opportunity for regional collaboration, says TAU researcher.
Israel Prize Awarded to TAU Biochemist for Research into Molecular Biology and Proteins 01.29.13
Prof. Nathan Nelson wins Israel's top honor.
Into the Mind of the Common Fruit Fly 09.24.12
Fly neurons could reveal the root of Alzheimer's disease, says a TAU researcher.
A GPS in Your DNA 08.16.12
TAU research says genetics can reveal your geographic ancestral origin.
TAU Researcher Says Plants Can See, Small, Feel, and Taste 07.30.12
Unlocking the secrets of plant genetics could lead to breakthroughs in cancer research and food security.
Naked Mole Rat May Hold the Secret to Long Life 07.02.12
High levels of brain-protecting protein are unique in the rodent, says TAU researcher.
Looking for the Next American Hyrax? 06.28.12
Audience-loving animals express multiple traits through their songs, say TAU researchers.
The Developing Genome? 02.13.12
More than just packaging, the genome affects the way our genes change and develop, says a TAU researcher.
Fungi: Another Tool in Bacteria's Belt? 11.28.11
Fungi and bacteria help one another stay mobile, say TAU researchers.
Smart Swarms of Bacteria Inspire Robotics Researchers 11.17.11
TAU model discovers adaptable decision-making in bacteria communities.
Bats, Dolphins, and Mole Rates Inspire Advances in Ultrasound Technology 11.14.11
TAU researchers look to animal "return signals" to shape medical and military advances.
Amphibians: Beware Young Beetles' Deadly "Siren Call" 09.26.11
In role reversal, carnivorous ground beetle stalks its amphibian prey, says TAU researcher.
Repairing Our Inner Clock with a Two-Inch Fish 07.21.11
Humans and zebrafish share mechanisms that regulate our circadian system, says TAU researcher.
Traumatizing Your DNA 03.23.11
TAU researcher warns that it isn't "all in the genes."
Angling to Understand Nature's Design 03.09.11
TAU marine biologist hopes to explain nature's complexity.
Roaches Inspire Robotics 02.07.11
TAU uses the common cockroach to fine-tune robots of the future.
The Genius of Bacteria 01.24.11
TAU develops an IQ test to assess and outsmart bacteria's "social intelligence."
Is the Hornet Our Key to Renewable Energy? 01.05.11
TAU discovers that the outer shell of a hornet can harvest solar power.
Do Our Bodies' Bacteria Play Matchmaker? 12.02.10
TAU investigates how fruit fly bacteria affect mating and evolution.
Fat Sand Rats Are SAD Like Us 11.08.10
TAU shines a light on a mood disorder.
Nothing New Under the Sun? Not So. 10.25.10
TAU develops new nanomaterial as strong as steel.
Is Anxiety Contagious? 10.14.10
Surprising TAU research finds common stress levels in social groups.
Gambling on Bacteria 10.12.10
Microorganisms offer lessons for gamblers and the rest of us, TAU research says.
A Chip Off the Early Hominin Tooth 09.16.10
TAU develops method for determining the diet of our early ancestors.
"Magical Thinking" About Islands Is an Illusion 07.08.10
TAU biologist refutes conventional thinking on evolution.
Protein Power for Jack and the Beanstalk 05.17.10
Between shoot and root, TAU unlocks a new tool for the biofuel industry.
Catching Multiple Sclerosis Before It Strikes 04.29.10
TAU finds MS biomarkers almost a decade before symptoms appear.
Bunkers for Bats 03.02.10
TAU's "batmen" zoologists find unique hangouts for notorious nocturnal creatures.
From Carnivorous Plants to the Medicine Cabinet? 02.18.10
New TAU research investigates anti-fungal agents in the sticky "pitchers" of carnivorous plants.
Corals Fight Back — Fish Beware! 12.09.09
TAU student snaps a jellyfish-eating coral.
Enormous Dividends from Thinking Small 10.22.09
TAU's nano-bio research is firing the world's imagination.
"Reverse Ecology" Reveals Ancient Environmental Clues 03.16.09
TAU researchers read the history of life on earth in bacterial DNA.
Biofeedback from the Zoo 01.27.09
TAU research discovers how to treat OCD by observing bears, gazelles and rats.
The Truth About Cats and Dogs 09.08.08
TAU has a "purrfect" recipe for interspecies harmony at home.
Humans' Evolutionary Response to Risk Can Be Unnecessarily Dangerous 08.06.08
Our ancient instincts don't meet the needs of a modern world, a TAU study finds.
Long Lost Sisters 05.15.08
A TAU mathematician finds that humanity was genetically divided for as much as 100,000 years.
Haifa Home to First Homo sapiens? 09.10.07
A collaboration between TAU and Haifa University is uncovering evidence that modern man may have developed near Mt. Carmel.
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