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Conflicts at Work Increase the Risk of Unsafe Driving by Professional Drivers
18-Sep-2017 2:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Connection between an Unusual Pottery vessel and the Development of the Elites

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Researchers from the University of Haifa and the German Archaeological Institute in Berlin have found a unique pottery vessel dating back some 7,200 years ago. The unique vessel was apparently used for ritual purposes, ensuring that certain people...
6-Sep-2017 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

People with Autism Spectrum Disorder Show Neural Responses of Anxiety on Seeing Social Touch

People with strong signs of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) show neural signs of anxiety when they see social touch and report unpleasant feelings about social touch by comparison to people with weak signs of ASD. This finding has emerged from a new...
22-Aug-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Smileys? Not at Work

A new study has found that using a smiley in a work-related email to a stranger makes the recipient perceive the sender as less capable. “While an actual smile has a positive impact on creating an initial impression, adding a smiley can harm the...
22-Aug-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Blue Light Emitted by Screens Damages Our Sleep

A new joint study by the University of Haifa and Assuta Sleep Clinic has found that exposure of two hours prior to sleep to the blue light emitted by screens damages the quality of sleep. Exposure to screens that emitted "ordinary" red light,...
22-Aug-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Find Genetic Mutation That Encourages Longevity in Men

Researchers have found a mutation in the gene for the growth hormone receptor that promotes longevity, increasing men’s lifespan by an average of 10 years. This finding emerged from a new study led by Prof. Gil Atzmon of the University of Haifa....
22-Aug-2017 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

What Goes On in Class WhatsApp Groups

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Class WhatsApp groups provide young people with space where they feel able to develop closer and more open relationships that allow them to express themselves in ways they couldn’t in the non-virtual domain. This is the finding of a new study at...
22-Jun-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Higher Risk of Suicide among Israelis Who Immigrated during the Second World War from Countries Where Most Jews Were Murdered in the Holocaust

A new study held at the University among Holocaust survivors has revealed a specific population group with a high suicide rate. The study found that people who immigrated to Israel from countries where most of the Jewish population was murdered in...
1-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Migrant Crisis in Europe According to U of Haifa's Prof. Arnon Soffer

3-Sep-2015 5:05 AM EDT

New Medusa Provides Evidence for Changes Taking Place in the Mediterranean Sea

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28-Jun-2015 1:05 AM EDT

Empathy Is Related to Sexual Orientation

The study, led by Professor Simone Shamay-Tsoory of the University of Haifa found that, in addition to gender, differences in empathy between people is related to sexual preference and, therefore, this orientation is important when assessing...
14-May-2015 7:05 AM EDT

The IDF Has Killed Hezbollah Fighters in Syria Yesterday, Sources Say. We Offer Excellent Experts That Can Relate to the Event

19-Jan-2015 3:00 AM EST

Where Is Israel's Natural Gas Sector Is Heading To?

Prof. Brenda Shaffer, an expert on international oil and natural gas polices, claims that Israel’s natural gas and electricity sectors suffer from the government’s extreme free market approach.
24-Dec-2014 8:40 AM EST

"Globally, Expensive Natural Gas Production Projects Are Encountering Commercial Difficulties. No One Is Looking for an Additional One"

24-Dec-2014 8:00 AM EST

Internet Campaign to Release the Kidnapped Teens Goes Viral All Over the World

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University of Haifa's Ambassador Online program are the ones behind the #Bring Back Our Boys campaign.
22-Jun-2014 2:00 AM EDT

University of Haifa to Award Eight Doctor of Philosophy Honoris Causa Degrees at the 42nd BOG Meeting

The University of Haifa will award eight Doctor of Philosophy honoris causa degrees to: Frederik Willem de Klerk, Lady Irene Hatter, Dr. Ernest Strauss, Prof. Stefan Reif , Chaim Topol , Prof. Julia Kristeva, Uri Lubrani and Prof. Celso Lafer, in...
22-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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