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Principles of origami used to position sensors inside 3D-bioprinted tissues

Researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) relied on principles of origami, the Japanese art of paperfolding, to position sensors inside 3D-bioprinted tissue models. Instead of bioprinting tissue over the sensors, which proved to be impractical, they designed and produced an origami-inspired structure that folds around the fabricated tissue, allowing the insertion of sensors into precisely… Read More

Wild bats have cognitive abilities previously considered exclusive to humans, TAU study finds

Researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) tracked free-ranging Egyptian fruit bats to answer a long-standing scientific question: Do have high and complex cognitive abilities, previously attributed only to humans? Their findings suggest that they do. In particular, the study focused on the traits of episodic memory, mental time travel, planning ahead, and delayed gratification, and… Read More

TAU study finds steep decline in indicators of national Israeli resilience

An ongoing study from Tel Aviv University (TAU) and the Tel Hai Academic College is tracking the resilience of Israelis for six months, at four points in time following the outbreak of the war. On the one hand, personal resilience and morale measurements indicate that the public is becoming “accustomed” to the situation, learning to… Read More

TAU researchers invent a transparent, self-repairing adhesive glass

Researchers from Tel Aviv University (TAU) have created a new type of glass that is both highly adhesive and perfectly transparent at the same time. The glass, which forms spontaneously when the new material comes in contact with water at room temperature, could bring about a revolution in an array of diverse industries such as… Read More

TAU Cyber Week exhibition presents links between cybersecurity and ancient locks

“Protecting the World: Israeli CyberSecurity Technologies,” a groundbreaking new exhibition, has been launched and showcased at the 2024 Cyber Week conference at Tel Aviv University (TAU), presenting leading Israeli cyber technologies in an original way through the display of ancient historical locks collected from around the world. The exhibition, which runs from June 24 through… Read More

Poll finds that a third of Israel’s Arab citizens believe an external non-Palestinian body should govern life in the Gaza Strip after the war

An extensive study from the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies at Tel Aviv University (TAU) indicates that a third of Israel’s Arab citizens (34.3%) believe that an external non-Palestinian body should govern life in the Gaza Strip after the war. The data was presented at The Future of Israel, the Annual… Read More

Reservists with PTSD are called up again before completing the therapeutic process

Many Israel Defense Forces (IDF) reservists diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after serving in Gaza have recently been called up again before completing the required therapeutic processes, according to the Clinic of the National Center for Traumatic Stress and Resilience at Tel Aviv University (TAU). The Clinic cautions that some reservists quickly respond to… Read More