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Israeli scientists extend mice’s lives by 23%, say the method may work on humans

14 June 2021

Israeli scientists extend mice’s lives by 23%, aim for humans next Israeli scientists have boosted the life expectancy of mice by 23 percent, in an advance they hope could eventually be replicated in humans. They increased the supply of a protein, SIRT6, which normally wanes with aging, in 250 mice. In peer-reviewed research just published…

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Israeli scientists extend mice’s lives by 23%, aim for humans next

14 June 2021

Israeli scientists extend mice’s lives by 23%, aim for humans next Israeli scientists have found a way to increase the life expectancy of mice by 23 percent, in groundbreaking research that they hope to replicate in humans — who could then reach an average age of 120 years old. The researchers boosted the life expectancy of 250…

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Israeli stadium deploys disinfectant tunnel in push for safer public gatherings during coronavirus pandemic

01 September 2020

The industrial automation firm RD Pack in Karmiel, Israel, took the process that makes a disinfectant out of water and applied it to a tunnel structure, according to The Times of Israel. The tunnel is reportedly made out of an aluminum and polycarbonate frame and is currently being tested at Bloomfield Stadium in Tel Aviv as soccer players prepare to return…

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Insufficient vitamin D increases risk of severe COVID-19, says new study

01 September 2020

Low levels of vitamin D may put people at risk for developing COVID-19, according to a new study by Leumit Health Care Services and Bar-Ilan University’s Azrieli Faculty of Medicine. “The main finding of our study was the significant association of low plasma vitamin D level with the likelihood of COVID-19 infection among patients who were tested for…

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Vitamin D helps the body fight coronavirus, major Israeli study claims

01 September 2020

‘Sunshine’ vitamin is like a steroid, researcher says, urging public to head outdoors; another scientist urges caution, saying other factors may be at play Good levels of vitamin D, the so-called sunshine vitamin, help people to fight the coronavirus more quickly and effectively and reduce chances of hospitalization, Israeli researchers have concluded. However, others are…

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Israeli scientists assist unprecedented mapping of cancer genome

09 February 2020

Israeli scientists assist unprecedented mapping of cancer genome A team of scientists from Bar-Ilan University’s Azrieli Faculty of Medicine is taking part in the global Pan-Cancer Project to create a huge resource of primary cancer genomes. From the Jerusalem Post, February 9, 2020. to the article

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חוקרים מאוניברסיטת בר-אילן פתחו טכנולוגיה לייצור חומר חיטוי מבוסס על מי ברז

29 March 2019

חוקרים מאוניברסיטת בר-אילן פתחו טכנולוגיה מהפכנית לייצור חומר  חיטוי מבוסס על  מי ברז באמצעות תכנון מערך של אלקטרודות בעלות מבנה ננומטרי עם תכונות פני שטח ייחודיות. המפגש בין המים לאלקטרודה יוצר חומר ניקוי בסביבה מימית ייחודית. השילוב ביניהם מוליד יכולת אנטי בקטריאלית אפקטיבית למיקרואורגניזמים (חיידקים, וירוסים ונבגים) בה בעת בטוחה למאקרו אורגניזמים (גופים גדולים יותר…

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חיידקים עמידים? נסו לרסס עליהם קצת מים מהברז

12 March 2019

תחליף ירוק וידידותי לאקונומיקה: חוקרים מבר–אילן פיתחו טכנולוגיה שהופכת מים לחומר חיטוי עוצמתי באמצעות אלקטרודות • חוץ משימוש ביתי נטול נזק סביבתי, התקווה היא להילחם בזיהומים הקטלניים בבתי חולים כתבה בעיתון ידיעות אחרונות 12.3.19 [pdf-embedder url=”https://birad.biz/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/חיידקים-ידיעות-אחרונות-12.3.19.pdf” title=”חיידקים”]

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Prof. Bina Kalisky of the Department of Physics and the Institute of Nanotechnology at Bar-Ilan University was selected as one of the 50 most influential women in 2018 by Globes

01 January 2019

Prof. Bina Kalisky of the Department of Physics and the Institute of Nanotechnology at Bar-Ilan University was selected as one of the 50 most influential women in 2018 by Globes The reasons for the selection of Prof. Kalisky: a prominent physicist in Israel, who developed an innovative microscope that allows you to see and photograph…

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