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October 11, 2021—The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) heartily congratulates Professor Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens, along with David Carr, on being awarded the 2021 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. The award was given for their methodological […]
October 12, 2021—Each year, tens of thousands of babies are born in the United States as the result of IVF (in vitro fertilization) – where several eggs are fertilized outside the mother’s body and then an embryo is selected for transfer into her womb. For a number of years now, it has […]
October 7, 2021—The human brain is a constant buzz of activity, with its 86 billion nerve cells (neurons) sending electrical signals from one region of the brain to another. The signals travel along the white matter fibers, a maze of wire-like fibers, ultimately giving rise to all brain functions. […]
Hebrew University’s Eliezer Rabinovici Elected President Of Cern Council—European Nuclear Research Organization
September 27, 2021—The CERN Council announced the election of Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) physicist Professor Eliezer Rabinovici as its 24th President as of January 2022. Based in Geneva, Switzerland, CERN is the largest nuclear particle research center in the world. Rabinovici will be […]
September 14, 2021-An estimated 1% to 5% of children worldwide have lazy eye — a childhood condition where vision does not develop properly. It happens because one or both eyes are unable to build a strong link to the brain. It usually only affects one eye and means that the child can see less […]
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Torch Talks: Jews in the News and Hollywood: What is the Representation of Jews Today?
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