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As rector of the university, Prof. Elroy outlined the commitment to environmental and social sustainability as the university's academic vision and led the activities for which the university was ranked first among Israeli research universities in the sustainability index of Times Higher Education
After an unusually jellyfish-free summer, a swarm of wandering filamentous jellyfish has been seen in recent days off the coast of Haifa
Until now, the low temperatures of the Mediterranean water in winter have been a barrier to the arrival of tropical corals. The establishment of the Dendronaphtia we found indicates that at least last winter, the waters of the Mediterranean Sea were warmer than before
Does the deep fake threaten the study of history by forging unidentifiable documents?
Thanks to the new algorithm, which is now open to researchers from all over the world, it will be possible for the first time to monitor the movement of bats near wind turbines and develop new methods to protect them
One of the most common treatments for bipolar disorder today is the drug lithium - a drug to which only about a third of patients respond. The research aims to understand what causes this
A new study conducted at the University of Haifa found that even the sniper fish, which lack the "higher" areas of the cerebral cortex, which are seen as being responsible for social behavior, act in a pro-social way towards their friends, until they feel "cheated"
According to Dr. Motty Charter, the fact that two amateur observers are the ones who identified the raccoon, an endangered species, through watching the Charter Group's Birds Online YouTube channel, highlights the enormous importance of citizen science in protecting wildlife.
After the accelerated development, a rapid deterioration of the neurons was noted, which was manifested, among other things, in low connectivity. The study found the recurrence of the phenomenon in children with autism originating from four different types of genetic mutations
The inscription was written on a small, folded lead tablet, and it was found last year during soil screening works for the excavation of the late Prof. Adam Zartal from the University of Haifa on Mount Ibal
Global warming affects life in the sea in many ways when it causes a decrease in dissolved oxygen in the ocean water on the one hand, and on the other hand, an increase in the metabolism of marine animals, which further increases their need for oxygen
With the help of the model, the process of diagnosing pain can be simplified by taking a look at the cats' faces without making any contact with them, said PhD student Marcelo Feigelstein from the Department of Information Systems at the University of Haifa, one of the authors of the study
"Until now, the theory explained the existence of a variety of species of trees in the rain forest only through the existence of the natural enemies of each species, mainly insects and fungi. The current study puts emphasis for the first time on the conditions that will allow these enemies to thrive," explains the lead researcher
This is according to a joint study by the Technion and the University of Haifa. In the study, data was collected from 252,858 United Health Insurance policyholders between the ages of 15 and 44, for the period between January 2017 and April 2021
A new international study conducted at the University of Haifa and the University of California (Davis) found for the first time genes that confer resistance to drought conditions in bread wheat. "The discovery is of great importance that will allow the cultivation of wheat in extensive climatic conditions," said Dr. Gilad Gabai, the lead author of the article published in the prestigious journal Nature Communications
The cotton fibers found at Tel Tsef predate the evidence found so far by several hundred years and they probably arrived at Tel Tsef from the Indus Valley region, present-day Pakistan, from a distance of thousands of kilometers
Dr. Gur Mizrahi: "It is likely that a large part of the pollution originates from the Kidron stream and probably other streams that bring and wash away the garbage that we leave in the field. The issue requires immediate attention from the appropriate bodies"
The tripartite partnership will combine the knowledge, expertise and infrastructure of all the partners, in order to study the consequences of these effects and act to reduce damage and adapt in various areas in the Mediterranean Sea and the Gulf
The university was listed as the only Israeli university among the top two hundred in the field of marine sciences
"The findings reflect the beginnings of globalization processes in the ancient world and the special importance of the Middle East and the desert space in particular, at the crossroads of East and West," say the researchers
The new vision of the University of Haifa is comprehensive and includes the entire avenue of its activity: in research, teaching and operation. It is based on the 17 goals established by the United Nations to ensure the sustainable development of humanity
A new study conducted at the University of Haifa together with international partners revealed that people who were asked to answer an answer from memory searched Google without permission to get money * Another finding: Israelis are indifferent to corruption
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