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New Study Challenges Conventional Wisdom that Sight-Based Brain Sensory Network Organization is Impaired with Blindness



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 people who are blind from birth


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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

Dr. Sanford Kuvin, Infectious...

Dr. Sanford Kuvin, founder of the Hebrew University’s Sanford F. Kuvin Center for the Study of Infectious and Tropical Diseases and chairman of its international board, died on Saturday.

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Hebrew University Receives...

The Hebrew University’s Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment has been awarded a $789,000 grant from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to... More