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First Time Ever: NASA Includes an Israeli Scientist’s Challenge in International Space Apps Competition

For the first time in the history of NASA’s International Space Apps Challenge, the agency selected a challenge based on the work of an Israeli scientist- Prof. Alon Peled of the Department of Political Science at the Hebrew University. “The goal of the challenge was to find a way to transform NASA’s information assets so that they are easier to discover on the Web, so that citizens, entrepreneurs, and experts working in non-space domains can discover and use them” Prof. Peled explained.


Yissum Introduces Novel Way to...

Yissum, the technology transfer company of the Hebrew University introduces a solution for prolonging the shelf-life of leafy greens such as lettuce, celery, spinach and parsley. More

A ‘GPS’ to Navigate the...

Hebrew Univeristy scientists develope a 'GPS' technique to map the brain.


Hebrew University Sweeps 2015...

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This year’s Israel Prize laureates include two Hebrew University professors and four Hebrew University alumni.


Nano Dimension Unveiled its...

The company Nano Dimensions unveils its latest... More

Octopuses Use Unique Strategies to...

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.


Jerusalem Plans International...


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