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New TAU breakthrough may significantly improve breast cancer treatment

A new treatment developed at Tel Aviv University (TAU) may significantly enhance the efficacy of chemotherapy in breast cancer patients, reducing the risk for lung metastasis following chemotherapy from 52% to only 6%. The study, conducted in an animal model, identified the mechanism that generates a cancer-promoting inflammatory environment in response to chemotherapy. Moreover, the… Read More

TAU climbs to seventh place in global entrepreneurship ranking

814 entrepreneurs with bachelor’s degrees from Tel Aviv University (TAU) have established 677 companies and raised a total of $26.5 billion, bringing TAU to the seventh-ranked place in the world and first-ranked place outside the USA in the 2022 PitchBook ranking. Every year PitchBook, a business data research firm, publishes an annual ranking of the… Read More

Israeli coastline contaminated with over two tons of microplastics, TAU research finds

A new Tel Aviv University (TAU) study conducted in collaboration with the Mediterranean Sea Research Center of Israel revealed that the Israeli shoreline is contaminated with more than two million tons of microplastics, with the most polluted beaches being those of Tel Aviv and Hadera. The researchers warn that exposure to microplastic waste is unavoidable,… Read More

TAU finds pressure chamber therapy is effective in the treatment of autism

A new Tel Aviv University (TAU) study finds that pressure chamber therapy succeeded in significantly improving social skills and the condition of the autistic brain. The study was conducted on animal models of autism. The researchers identified changes in the brain, including a reduction in neuroinflammation, which is known to be associated with autism. Moreover,… Read More

Bloomberg-Sagol Center for City Leadership at TAU announces inaugural class

The Bloomberg-Sagol Center for City Leadership at Tel Aviv University (TAU) has announced the first 20 mayors and municipal heads from across Israel that will participate in an intensive, yearlong executive education and training program that will equip them with the tools and skills to deliver better and more equitable public services to residents, strengthen… Read More

TAU study of geomagnetic fields reveals truth behind biblical narratives

A joint study by Tel Aviv University (TAU) and the Hebrew University has accurately dated 21 destruction layers at 17 archaeological sites in Israel by reconstructing the direction and/or intensity of the earth’s magnetic field recorded in burnt remnants. The new data verify the biblical accounts of the Egyptian, Aramean, Assyrian, and Babylonian military campaigns… Read More

ISBR technique improves quality of life for women at risk for breast cancer

A new study conducted at Tel Aviv University (TAU) has determined that use of the Inquiry-Based Stress Reduction (IBSR) technique among women with increased risk of breast cancer can be very helpful in coping with stressful events, enhance emotional and psychological well-being, improve quality of sleep, and assist in decision-making. The study was led by… Read More

New TAU study measures resilience of Ukrainian resistance to Russian invasion

A new study from Tel Aviv University (TAU) has found that the national resilience of the citizens of Ukraine, who are currently fighting for their independence, is comparatively very high (4.35) on a scale of 1 to 6. It is in fact significantly higher than the national resilience that characterized Israeli citizens at the height… Read More