What’s Happening in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

Smart probe detecting cancer cells may improve survival rates

Thursday, August 16, 2018

A new Tel Aviv University study explores a novel smart probe for image-guided surgery that may dramatically improve post-surgical outcomes for cancer patients.

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Disrupted Nitrogen Metabolism Might Spell Cancer

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Nitrogen is a basic building block of all the body’s proteins, RNA and DNA, so cancerous tumors are greedy for this element.

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Antarctic Rift Activity Has Implications for Pacific Volcanic Activity, According to BGU Researchers

Sunday, August 12, 2018

New data revealing two tectonic plates fused to form Antarctica 15 million years later than originally predicted could have major implications for understanding tectono-volcanic...

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Falling Moons: When Proto-Earth Met its Makers

Sunday, August 12, 2018

German and Israeli supercomputers spend 100 weeks crunching astronomical numbers.

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Could Jellyfish Help Rid Our Waters Of Plastic Waist? Israeli Researchers are on it

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Beachgoers in Israel must often contend with two nuisances in the long summer months: jellyfish and garbage.

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Research to cool down your summer

Monday, August 6, 2018

It comes every year, like clockwork. Sometimes a little earlier, sometimes a little later, but ultimately it’s punctual like any part of mother nature, and it’s finally here...

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Hot, Dense and Fast

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Bus drivers will tell you that crowds trying to push through the door all at once delay the schedule much more than orderly, one-at-a-time boarding. Electrons are thought to flow...

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Smaller Plates Don't Help You Eat Less When You’re Hungry, According to BGU Researchers

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Tricking the brain into eating less by serving food on a smaller plate doesn't necessarily work, according a new study by BGU researchers, who found that when people are...

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