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In the Impact Index for 2024, the University of Haifa is ranked 95th overall among over 2000 universities worldwide, an increase from its ranking last year, when it was ranked in a cluster between 101-200 in the world
Prof. Maron will take up her position in about six months, at which time she will replace Prof. Gur Elroy, who currently serves as rector and will be appointed at the same time as the next president of the University of Haifa
According to the researchers, the dolphins communicate in a different way and change their vocal behavior when they encounter the noise of a ship and therefore they are definitely affected by the noise of the ships. Past studies have already shown that a change in vocal behavior
Extracellular matrix is ​​the part of the tissue that surrounds the cells and provides them with structural support. Beyond the structural function of the matrix, it is used for a variety of roles, such as separating tissues from one another and controlling
After a summer without jellyfish, and the enormous size of the jellyfish in the winter swarms, we expect that the coming summer will be relatively abundant in jellyfish," said Dr. Dor Edelist, a marine biologist from the University of Haifa
Our research shows that when walking, the smart glasses reduce the ability to perform both walking and reading texts, and this can also have an impact on the safety of the users," said Dr. Tal Krasovsky from the University of Haifa,
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 Times sustainability index
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 YouTube channel Birds Online Charter Group, emphasizes the enormous importance of
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 the marine animals, which further increases
With the help of the model, it is possible to simplify the process of diagnosing pain 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, editors
"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 research puts emphasis for the first time on
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 enable the cultivation of wheat in extensive climatic conditions," said Dr
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
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