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A long-standing, unresolved puzzle concerns the taste of heavy water. Regular water has no distinct taste but rumors indicate that heavy water tastes sweet. Why is this so if heavy water, D2O, is practically identical to ordinary water, H2O? A team of scientists, led by Masha Niv at Hebrew […]
Ever since the coronavirus became a widespread pandemic, medical researchers have sought to understand how the virus impacts other medical ailments, especially neurological ones. In early 2020, New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital reported that five younger patients stricken with COVID-19 experienced […]
The Board of Governors of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) announced that Professor Mona Khoury-Kassbari has been elected Vice President of Strategy and Diversity at HU. As part of her new role, Khoury-Kassabri will be responsible for broadening the ranks of the university’s academic […]
Few sites in the world preserve a continuous archaeological record spanning millions of years. Wonderwerk Cave, located in South Africa’s Kalahari Desert, is one of those rare sites. Meaning “miracle” in Afrikaans, Wonderwerk Cave has been identified as potentially the earliest cave […]
Jerusalem’s Hebrew University rose one spot to number 64 among the world’s top universities, and remains the top-ranked university in the Middle East, according to the new Global 2000 List by the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR). However, the report noted, six of […]
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