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

Lightning's Electromagnetic Fields May Have Protective Properties

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Extremely low frequency fields may have played an evolutionary role in living organisms, say Tel Aviv University researchers.

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Israeli Scientists Save Pesto With Fungus-Resistant Basil

Saturday, February 9, 2019

First-of-its-kind sweet basil cultivar is resistant to downy mildew, a severe global epidemic affecting basil plants.

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Vascularizing Engineered Tissues In Lab Could Make For More Successful Organ Transplants

Friday, February 8, 2019

When human tissue is damaged by trauma or disease, replacement tissue is needed by surgeons to repair it.

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Human Vs. Monkey Brains: Why We Have More Mental Disorders

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Humans’ superior cognitive and adaptive abilities and their tendency to anxiety, depression and other mental diseases may be two sides of same coin.

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Fish And Humans Are Alike In Visual Stimuli Perception -- Ben-Gurion University

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

"We found, for the first time, that archerfish process these four features in much the same way humans identify a target amidst distracting shapes and colors."

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New-Found Molecules May Treat Obesity, Fatty Liver Disease

Sunday, February 3, 2019

Hebrew University scientists use novel algorithm to identify 27 molecules with significant potential for pharmaceutical success.

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Researchers Set New Record For The Strength Of Metallic Materials

Friday, February 1, 2019

Researchers from the Technion and George Mason University have set a new record for the strength of metallic materials.

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Scientists Find a Cause of Rare Heart Failure in Pregnancy

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Israeli research could point the way to very different diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to peripartum cardiomyopathy.

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New Sustainable Way To Create Plastics From Seaweed

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Israeli discovery overcomes need for fertile soil and fresh water in the creation of eco-friendly bioplastics by using saltwater seaweed.

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New Advice for Type 2 Diabetics: Drink Wine

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

A recent report from Ben-Gurion University on wine and type 2 diabetes suggests that those with the disease might experience benefits if they switch from abstention to moderate...

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Hebrew University Developed Water Purification of Nuclear Waste

Monday, January 28, 2019

Researchers at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem have developed a new and unique material that can bind the radioactive isotope Caesium-137 in water, thereby purifying it.

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Technion Scientists Discover New ‘Antibiotic Cocktails’

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Researchers at the Faculties of Biology and Computer Science at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa have engineered a new drug that combines several different...

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Allergy-Triggering Cells Could be Used to Fight Colon Cancer, Israel Study Says

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Tel Aviv University researchers say cancer-fighting skills of eosinophils, the white blood cells that are responsible for allergies, could pave way to new drugs.

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