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Back in 2009, a group of Israeli researchers identified a herd of Awassi sheep suffering from “day blindness”.  As its name implies, these sheep were blind during the day (in bright light) but could see at night, in low-light conditions.   As published in Human Gene Therapy, a team led by...
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Acute myeloid leukemia is one of the most aggressive cancers.  While other cancers have benefitted from new treatments, there has been no encouraging news for most leukemia patients for the past 40 years. Until now. As published today in the scientific journal Cell, Professor Yinon Ben-Neriah and...
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Two Israeli universities topped the list of the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)’s ranking of higher education institutions.  The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) ranked 95th and the Technion 77th among 1,200 universities surveyed, with HU placing in the top 100 for 15 years in a...
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