When archeology meets the exact sciences: University of Haifa and the Technion launch new collaboration
The Technion and Haifa University held a scientific conference on Wednesday as part of a first-of-its-kind collaboration on technological methods in archeology and the study of marine cultures. Eight archaeologists who are already utilizing technology in their studies gave lectures describing their work. Archaeologists from the University of Haifa presented their research on DNA extraction […]
Colorful cotton and silk fabrics recently uncovered by Israeli archaeologists in the Arava desert offer proof of unknown ancient trade routes connecting the Far East to Europe passing through the region, the University of Haifa and the Israeli Antiquities Authority announced Wednesday. “Our findings seem to provide the first evidence that there was also an […]
The use of silver as a means of payment in the Levant began about 500 years earlier than previously thought, a new study has shown. But since silver is not found in the region, the practice required active trade with Turkey to import the precious metal. Archaeological records show that the use of silver pieces […]
A team of Israeli archaeologists has uncovered the earliest evidence of the use of cotton in the ancient Middle East, the University of Haifa announced Sunday. Remains of cotton fibers dating back to some 7,000 years ago were found in the archaeological site of Tel Tsaf, located in the central Jordan Valley, south-east of Beit […]
The University of Haifa held its first international interfaith conference last week, hosting more than 50 religious figures and academics. The JCM (Jews, Christians, Muslims) Conference included participants from Egypt, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates, Morocco, Turkey, Albania, Greece, England, Ireland and Germany. “We live in a highly religious region, where religious leaders wield tremendous […]
But now, scientists at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa present what they call a breakthrough in planning problems and decision-making under uncertainty.
University of Haifa marine scientists locate rare and endangered Eastern Mediterranean shark near Italy
The shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus), a species of requiem shark, is distinguishable by its very high, triangular first dorsal fin and interdorsal ridge.
The researchers suggested that if a report of inflammation in some part of the body is stored somewhere in the brain, this area responsible for interoception would be involved.
Haifa scientists discover innovative method to create new tissue flaps: Much better that transferring from one part of body to another
Recently, her team created soft tissues with blood vessels for implantation using stem cells derived from the dental pulp – the soft tissue inside the tooth – together with capillary-forming endothelial cells.
They determined that these were scars resulting from a shark attack – and in fact, the first documentation in Israel of a live dolphin being attacked by a shark.