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Raising The Bar

October 2019

Prof. Moshe Bar, head of the Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center at Bar-Ilan University, has ADHD and is proud of it. “I don’t see ADHD as a disorder,” he explains. “It confers advantages. It’s nature’s way of enriching diversity, so that not everyone thinks the same way.”

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Sifting Through The Sands Of Time

April 12, 2019

Since 1996, Prof. Aren Maeir of Bar Ilan University has been the director of the Tell es-Safi/Gath excavation. Among the remarkable findings dug up by Professor Maeir and his team are a Philistine Temple, the remains of a Crusader-era castle, and myriad ritual items dating back to the Iron Age.

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Havlin Wins Israel Prize In Physics

December 2018

Distinguished Bar-Ilan University Professor Schlomo Havlin has been awarded the prestigious Israel Prize In Physics. The prize committee noted that “of all Israeli scientists, Prof. Havlin is the most cited by scientists around the world.”

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Network Science to Prevent Calamities

December 2018

Network science has greatly evolved in the past decade, and is currently a leading scientific field in the description of complex systems, which affect every aspect of our daily life.

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New Compound Kills Cancer Cells

December 2018

BIU researchers have discovered that an enzyme normally found only in sperm cells is the same one that enables cancer cells to metastasize throughout the body, and devised a synthetic compound to disable it.

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Meet Gal Kaminka

December 2017

Prof. Kaminka and his team have been developing award-winning technology that is protecting Israeli citizens and keeping IDF soldiers from harm’s way.

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