'Extinct' Frog Appears in IsraelAn ‘extinct’ frog makes a comeback in Israel’s Hula Valley, becoming a unique ‘living fossil.' A change from archaeological finds.
Solar Flare to Pound PurimA massive solar flare will give the Earth a 'bit of a jolt' this Purim as we head towards next year's solar cycle apex.
Study: Pressure and MemoryNew research at the Israeli Weizmann Institute finds that a bit of social pressure may be all that is needed to falsify memory.
Students to Receive FellowshipsThe Adams Fellowships of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities will be given out to top doctoral students in sciences on Wednesday.
Israel Women Scientists HonoredUNESCO / L'Oréal have awarded a Co-Sponsored Fellowship for Young Women in Science to a female Israeli scientist for her work on consciousne
Israel and Europe Space Co-opA first of its kind agreement on cooperation in space exploration was signed between Israel and the European Space Agency (ESA).
'Killer Paper' to Preserve FoodScientists at Bar Ilan University have created a “killer paper” that they hope can be used to preserve food by fighting bacteria.
Saudis: Captive Vulture No 'Spy'The Saudi government has freed a bird it first declared was a vulture and a spy for Israel. Now it claims it's an eagle and free to go.
Israel-PA Sewage Project LaunchA joint project begins between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, aimed at cleaning up sewage in the Jordan Valley village of Ouja.
1,200 New Species of Marine LifeScientists mark the conclusion of a world census of sea life that has brought to light an additional 1,200 new species of marine flora and fauna.
Cell's Shipping & Packing Dept.A Weizmann Institute scientist is studying part of the human biological quality control system she calls “the cell’s shipping and packing dept.”
Scientists Drill Under Dead SeaScientists are drilling a 1,200-meter bore hole under the northern Dead Sea in a search for the region's geological, climatic and cultural past.
Obama to Award Two IsraelisTwo Israeli physicists are among the top 10 scientists to be awarded the U.S. National Medal of Science by President Obama.
Rabbi Ehrenpreis Passes AwayRabbi Dr. Eliezer Ehrenpreis, known to mathematicians as "the kindly superman" for his remarkably diverse accomplishments, passes away at 80.
Science, Coffee and BeerWhat do science, espresso, and beer have to do with each other? Weizmann scientists and students have news for you.
Predicting Hypertension in YouthIn a major study, Ben Gurion University researchers identify risks of hypertension in young adults. Body mass at age 17 found to be a factor.
Israeli Research Gets Top MarksA magazine for science researchers has named two Israeli universities among the top ten best workplaces for scientific researchers in the world.
Reversing 'Brain Drain'Cabinet plans to reverse 'brain drain' by establishing 30 academic centers. Survey shows public is proud of Israel's scientists.
BGU to Teach Nuclear EngineeringBen Gurion University is partnering with the Israel Electric Company and the Dimona nuclear plant to add a nuclear engineering program.
'Micro-Ear' to Hear CellsA new discovery will soon be able to help scientists listen to the tiniest events, exactly as the microscope reveals the 'invisible.'
2 Bad Types of Cholesterol ID'dFor the second time this year, scientists have discovered a new "bad" form of cholesterol. Both are impervious to dietary or medical treatment.
Israel Beats US in Science Israel is ahead of the United States and Japan in the number of scientific publications per million citizens, according to a new study.
Re'eh 5770There are tensions between reason and revelation, yet they too are part of the religious life. So let’s continue to thank God for great scientists. Religion is about open hearts, not closed minds.