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TAU to switch entirely to sustainable electricity within two years

In a first among Israeli academic institutions, the Green Campus Committee at Tel Aviv University (TAU) has released an external, comprehensive, and objective report that inspected and assessed all campus greenhouse gas emissions (both direct and indirect) as part of initial steps in a ten-year plan for reaching carbon neutrality. The report was prepared by… Read More

TAU ranked number one university in Israel and 116th worldwide

Tel Aviv University (TAU) has been ranked the #1 university in Israel and #116 in the world by the prestigious National Taiwan University (NTU) Rankings organization. Additionally, the Faculty of Medicine was ranked #92, up from #98 in last year’s ranking.  TAU’s George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences ranked #108 in the world, five… Read More

CRISPR therapeutics can damage the human genome, TAU researchers warn

A new study from Tel Aviv University (TAU) identifies risks in the use of CRISPR therapeutics, the innovative, Nobel-prize-winning method that involves cleaving and editing DNA, already employed for the treatment of conditions like cancer, liver and intestinal diseases, and genetic syndromes. The researchers detected a loss of genetic material in up to 10% of… Read More

Hyperbaric oxygen treatment effective in treating long-term COVID-19 symptoms

A new study from Tel Aviv University (TAU) found a promising treatment for long-term COVID-19 symptoms based on advanced Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT). The study is the first randomized controlled trial to demonstrate a real solution for long COVID. Patients exposed to an intensive protocol of HBOT treatments showed significant improvement compared to a control… Read More

Sun exposure increases appetite in males but not in females, TAU research finds

A new study from Tel Aviv University (TAU) reveals that exposure to the sun increases appetite in males but not in females. Conducted on lab models, the study unravels the differences between males and females in the activation of the metabolic mechanism. The groundbreaking study was led by Professor Carmit Levy and PhD student Shivang… Read More