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December 23, 2013
Hebrew U. scientists discover why some bacteria survive antibiotic treatment

Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have for the first time worked out how even non-antibiotic resistant bacteria survive antibiotic treatment. The study, which was published this week in the journal Nature Communications, could...

December 22, 2013
Women want responsibility and social assurance, men want independence and...

New results of a 20-year research conducted by Prof. Itamar Gati at the Hebrew University bring bad news and good for gender gaps in the labor market.

December 3, 2013
New Compound for Slowing Aging Process Can Lead to Treatments for Brain Diseases

A successful joint collaboration between researchers at the Hebrew university of Jerusalem and the startup company TyrNovo may lead to a potential treatment of brain diseases. The researchers found that TyrNovo's novel and unique compound, named...

November 20, 2013
How tech gets from the lab to the marketplace

If the phrase “A better life through science” hasn’t yet been copyrighted, Yissum, the technology transfer company of Hebrew University, may want to grab it. From medicine to environmental technology to information systems, Hebrew U scientists...

November 19, 2013
Merck KGaA increases stake in Qlight Nanotech

Germany's Merck KGaA (XETRA: MRK) has increased its stake in Qlight Nanotech Ltd. to 50%, after a further investment of several million dollars in the Yissum Technology Transfer Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem portfolio company....

November 11, 2013
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Drexel and the Hebrew University...

The agreement sets the stage for a collaborative research consortium in fields of mutual interest, including pediatric translational research.

October 30, 2013
Yissum Spin Off Melodea, Developer of Bio-Based Nanotechnology awarded 3...

Melodea Ltd. announced today that it has been awarded above 1,000,000 Euro in 3 projects of the European Union Seventh Framework Program (FP7).

October 30, 2013
Hebrew U tech transfer arm develops eco-friendly aquarium filter

Yissum Research Development Company, the tech transfer arm of Hebrew University of Jerusalem, is seeking business partners to help commercialize an eco-friendly water purifier for aquariums.

October 27, 2013
New Worlds: Making the smartphone even smarter

Yissum, the Hebrew University’s research and development arm, introduces SEER – a novel application for predictive speed dialing for smartphones. It is based on an innovative machine-learning algorithm that utilizes the user’s past behavior and...

October 22, 2013
SEER App predicts Your Next Call

Yissum launches smartphone application based on a machine-learning algorithm that predicts the next outgoing call.

October 7, 2013
Israelis to develop new pesticides from strawberry leaves

Yissum Research Development Company, Hebrew University’s Technology Transfer Arm, and Israeli crop-protection company Makhteshim Agan partnered to develop and market a non-toxic and environmentally-friendly bio-control method for protecting...

October 7, 2013
Merck-backed QLight opens new Jerusalem nanotech site

QLight Nanotech, a Jerusalem based start-up backed and partly owned by Merck, opened a new facility in Jerusalem last week to further its development of LED lighting and flat-panel display products using semiconductor nanocrystal materials.