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Centipede Genes Offer Evolutionary Clues



Centipedes, those many-legged creatures that startle us in our homes and gardens, have been genetically sequenced for the first time. In a new study in the journal PLoS Biology, an international team of over 100 scientists today reveals how this humble arthropod’s DNA gave them new insight into how life developed on our planet.


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Hebrew U student represents Israel...

In an international test of knowledge watched by millions, Lechao Tang, a Chinese student of Bible and the Ancient Near East represented Hebrew University on China's... More

Sir Zelman Cowen Universities Fund...

Two Hebrew University professors have been awarded a $250,000 grant from the Sir Zelman Cowen Universities Fund to study new therapies to combat... More

Helmsley Charitable Trust Awards...

The $2.2 million grant will support the recruitment of new science faculty and provide state-of the-art-laboratories for neurobiology and structural biology... More

The 2014 M.Sc. Class graduates 24...

Twenty-four students in the International M.Sc. Class of 2014 at the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture Food & Environment completed one year of graduate studies in... More

Thirty-Ninth IMPH Class Graduates...

On September 15, the 39th graduating class of the International Master’s in Public Health ( More

Hebrew U. ranked first in Israel,...

This year’s Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) survey reinforces the Hebrew University’s international standing as... More