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How Tree Tobacco Overcomes the Extreme Bitterness of Its Nectar

The nectar of tree tobacco (Nicotiana glauca) is composed of a particularly bitter combination of nicotine and anabasine – and yet sunbirds never stop visiting the plant. A new study conducted at the University of Haifa – Oranim Campus points to...
7-Jul-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A Gateway to Pan Exposed at Hippos

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Monumental Roman Gate Discovered at Sussita National Park, Following Discovery of Unique Mask of the God Pan. Expedition head Dr. Michael Eisenberg of the University of Haifa: “Now that the whole gate has been exposed, we not only have better...
27-Jun-2016 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Children with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder Show Unique Handwriting Patterns; The Integrative Education System Should Consider This Factor

The new study found that children with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder integrated in regular schools find it difficult to perform writing tasks. This can impair their academic achievements, social availability, and self-confidence. Prof....
1-Jun-2016 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Dr. Michael Eisenberg Elected Corresponding Member of the German Institute of Archaeology

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Dr. Michael Eisenberg, from the Zinman Institute of Archaeology and the Department of Archaeology at the University of Haifa, has been elected to be a corresponding member of the German Institute of Archaeology in Berlin (Deutsches Archäologisches...
1-Jun-2016 2:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A New Series of Studies Identifies an Unknown Psychological Disorder: Maladaptive Daydreaming

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Sufferers from the disorder spend about 60% of their waking time in an imaginary world they have created, realizing that it is a fantasy, and without losing contact with the real world. “One man told us about 35 characters participating in the...
10-May-2016 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Leg Preference in Babies Can Be Detected From the Beginning of Pulling-to-Stand

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*Researcher Dr. Osnat Atun-Einy of the University of Haifa: “This is the first study to examine leg preference in the context of pulling-to-stand (PTS) and crawling in an asymmetrical pattern. Expanding our knowledge about leg preference and...
14-Apr-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How Do the Pitcher's Emotions Effect Batters?

The expression of emotions serves as a source of information and provides clues about what is likely to happen in social situations in general, and in baseball in particular. This is the finding of a joint study by researchers from the University of...
7-Apr-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Research Confirms: Tech Blogs Set the Agenda for the Traditional Media

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Tech blogs initiate the tech topics to traditional media, which in turn increase the public interest, claims a new research. The research explored the leading tech blogs and traditional media websites in the U.S.
14-Mar-2016 9:05 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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