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 Physics, researchers from the Hebrew University and partner institutions describe a proof for one of the theory's basic assumptions: the idea that all light particles, or photons, propagate at exactly the same speed.
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, 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.More
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
Up to one million people -- mainly pregnant woman and young children -- are killed each year by the Plasmodium falciparum parasite, which causes the most...More
On March 15, 2015, Prof. Hermona Soreq of the Hebrew University will receive the Rappaport Prize for Excellence for her research on neurotransmitter acetylcholine’s role in both...More