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University Researchers Discover A New Protein Family, Which is Responsible for Protecting Plants Against Harmful Fungal Diseases

A pioneering study undertaken at the Institute of Evolution has identified a new protein family, which is present in most of the cereal species and is responsible for fighting harmful diseases.
23-Jan-2019 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Concealed Silver Cross Testifies to the Religious Tolerance of the First Muslim Caliphate in the Seventh Century CE

A brass weight weighing approximately 160 grams discovered during the University’s archeological excavations at Hippos (Sussita) provides groundbreaking evidence of the delicate relations between the Christian residents of the city
8-Oct-2018 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Exposure of Mothers to Terror Attacks during Pregnancy Increases the Risk of Schizophrenia in Their Children

The children of mothers exposed to terror attacks during pregnancy are 2.5 times more likely to develop schizophrenia than mothers not to exposed to terror during pregnancy. This was the finding of a comprehensive study undertaken at the University...
8-Oct-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Serving Customers? Smile - but Not Too Much

A new study by the University of Haifa, the Open University of Israel, and The University of Amsterdam found that service staff who express emotions in high intensity - positive or negative - are perceived as less trustworthy and customers are less...
10-Apr-2018 1:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Special Role of Pigeons in Greening the Negev 1,500 Years Ago

New study at the University of Haifa reveals the first archeological evidence of the role played by pigeons in Byzantine agriculture in the Negev: improving and fertilizing soil in vineyards and orchards
26-Mar-2018 1:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Attitudes of Jewish and Arab Public Concerning Coexistence Deteriorate, but Foundation of Relationships Is Still Firm

Attitudes of Jewish and Arab public concerning coexistence deteriorate, but foundation of relationships is still firm
8-Mar-2018 2:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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University of Haifa Launches the Multiversity Revolution

University of Haifa Launches the Multiversity Revolution
27-Feb-2018 2:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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New Study at the University of Haifa: Our Handwriting Reveals Our Mood

Using a unique computerized system to locate minute changes in handwriting, researchers at the University of Haifa managed to identify differences between people in various moods. The goal: to create an objective index of mood independent of the...
15-Feb-2018 1:05 AM EST 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

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

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

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

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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