Thursday, August 16, 2018Smart probe detecting cancer cells may improve survival rates
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.
Tuesday, August 14, 2018Disrupted Nitrogen Metabolism Might Spell Cancer
Nitrogen is a basic building block of all the body’s proteins, RNA and DNA, so cancerous tumors are greedy for this element.
Sunday, August 12, 2018Antarctic Rift Activity Has Implications for Pacific Volcanic Activity, According to BGU Researchers
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 activity from New Zealand to California, according to a BGU researcher.
Sunday, August 12, 2018Falling Moons: When Proto-Earth Met its Makers
German and Israeli supercomputers spend 100 weeks crunching astronomical numbers.
Wednesday, August 8, 2018Could Jellyfish Help Rid Our Waters Of Plastic Waist? Israeli Researchers are on it
Beachgoers in Israel must often contend with two nuisances in the long summer months: jellyfish and garbage.
Monday, August 6, 2018Research to cool down your summer
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 now: the heat of July-August in Israel.
Saturday, August 4, 2018Hot, Dense and Fast
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 through conducting materials like polite bus passengers – best when waiting their turn.
Thursday, August 2, 2018Smaller Plates Don’t Help You Eat Less When You’re Hungry, According to BGU Researchers
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 food-deprived, they're likely to identify a portion size accurately, no matter how it is served.