HU Highlight


Octopuses Use Unique Strategies to Coordinate Their Arms when Crawling



A team of marine biologists headed by Dr. Binyamin Hochner of the Hebrew University show that octopuses can crawl in any direction relative to the body orientation.


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Jerusalem Plans International...

(photo credit:JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH)

The Hebrew University’s Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences and the Hadassah... More

New Study Challenges Conventional...

In new research published today, scientists at the Hebrew University and in Germany and the U.S. show that the way in which the brain organizes its visual sense remains intact even in... More

Synchronized Game Play Helps...

Hebrew University’s Dr. Ariel Knafo-Noam, along with Dr. Tal-Chen Rabinowitch of the University of Washington, show that playing a computer game in unison for three minutes is all it... More

A letter from Hebrew University...

Happy 90th anniversary to the Hebrew University! In this letter, University President Menahem Ben-Sasson comemmorates this momentous occasion and discusses the University's exciting plans for the future.

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Confirming Einstein, Scientists...

One hundred years after Albert Einstein formulated the Theory of Relativity, an international team has proposed another experimental proof. In a paper published today in Nature... More

Adelis Brain Research Award to...

Dr. Ami Citri of the Hebrew University’s Edmond & Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences received the prestigious $100,000 Adelis Brain Research Award, for his outstanding work in the... More