July 22, 2022

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Sun Exposure and Hunger

Men get hungrier than women when spending time in the sun, according to a new study from Professor Carmit Levy's lab. The study shows a connection between appetite and sun exposure, paving the way for further research on potential UV-based therapies for metabolic disease and appetite disorders. READ MORE


Glowing in the Sea

Corals glow with vibrant colors at all depths in the sea to attract their prey. A joint study between TAU and the Interuniversity Institute in Eilat finally solves the scientific mystery of why corals glow with fluorescent colors. According to researchers, the phenomenon may also apply to other light-producing organisms in the sea, playing a greater role in marine ecosystems than previously believed. READ MORE


Oxygen and COVID

Millions of patients suffering from long-term COVID symptoms can now benefit from intensive Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, according to a groundbreaking study from TAU. The oxygen treatment significantly improves cognitive, neurological, and psychiatric functions including brain fog, loss of concentration, and mental fatigue. READ MORE


To Infinity and Beyond

Two new planets, similar in size to Jupiter, have been identified in a remote solar system by Gaia, the European Space Agency's spacecraft. Researchers do not believe there is life on these planets given their proximity to their suns, but they believe there are other planets, not yet discovered, with life. READ MORE



Israel and the Middle East in a Changing World
Featuring Professor Uzi Rabi, Director of the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies

Thursday, August 4, 2022
12 noon–1:00 p.m. Eastern time

A timely briefing which will provide expert insight into how Israel is affected by global events. REGISTER HERE