Israeli scientists crack code of the brain's inner compassResearchers at Weizmann Institute discover brain cells responsible for sense of direction and navigation in bats - and possibly humans.
Aussie PM praises 'start-up nation' at meeting with NetanyahuNetanyahu meets with Australian PM Turnbull at UN General Assembly to discuss science and technology cooperation.
Israel presents 'the truth' to the worldNew exhibit at Ben-Gurion Airport displays 60 breakthroughs Israel has given the world, to be viewed by 8 million passengers.
'Israel is a Scientific Power'Bar Ilan University takes part in the EU's annual Researchers’ Night, showcasing its science faculty to many interested Israelis.
Top Scientists Laud Israeli Brainpower in ConfabWater recycling and synthetic medication for flu strains are among of hundreds of Israel innovations, say Nobel Prize winning scientists.
Report: Iranian Academic Journal Seeks Israeli's HelpChemistry professor gets invite to be member of the editorial board of an Iranian academic journal - an offer which she accepts.
US Students Discover Israel, Make Science DiscoveriesArutz Sheva talks with students on joint BIU/YU summer program to hear what they're learning about science and Israel.
NASA Chief Scientist Claims Aliens Will Be Found by 2025Sci-fi or science? Head of NASA says proof of alien life just years away, top NASA administrator adds it will be found in our solar system.
Hanegbi Appointed Deputy Health MinisterCabinet votes to appoint Tzahi Hanegbi as Deputy Health Minister and Tzipi Hotovely as Deputy Science Minister.
Egypt's Military Has Cured AIDS?Army announces 100% cure for AIDS and hepatitis C. Doctors call the 'cure' a 'scientific scandal.'
Why do Religious Public Jewish Schools Lag in Science?Study finds religious Jewish high schools behind in science, Arab schools ahead. Researchers search for a solution.
Israeli Doctor Discovers New Bacteria34-year-old doctor of microbiology stumbles upon a new strain of bacteria during clinical testing.
Technion Program Prepares Hareidim for Hi-TechNew mechina (university preparatory) program is designed to integrate hareidi, open the hi-tech workforce for them.
Israeli Professor Vice-President of Project Including Iran, PASESAME project includes scientists from across the Middle East; aims to foster 'scientific excellence', build particle accelerator.
'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.
NASA Rover Discovers Conditions Once Suited to Life on MarsAn analysis of a Mars rock sample by the Curiosity rover has unveiled minerals that are the building blocks of life, NASA said Tuesday.
German-Israeli Science Festival to be Launched at Hebrew U.German and Israeli students will work together at Minerva Centers and the Harry Truman Institute at Hebrew U.
Ebay to Auction Einstein's 'G-d Letter' for $3 MillionA handwritten letter in which Albert Einstein wrote on religion and G-d is going up for sale on eBay, with bids starting at $3 million
Israeli Kids' Career Choices: Medicine and ScienceIsraeli kids are twice as motivated to become doctors as are kids elsewhere
Jewish Teen Wins Google Science PrizeAn eighth-grader from the San Diego Jewish Academy won a science prize amounting to $25,000, at annual Google Science Fair competition.
'Jewish Nobel Prize' Worth $1 Million EstablishedPM Netanyahu announced a new international prize to be awarded to Jews who win global recognition due to achievements in science and arts.
Bar Ilan, Yeshiva U Students Launch Summer Science ProjectThirty Yeshiva University "scientists" are on their way from New York to join their Israeli counterparts on a summer-long science project.
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.
Lunar Eclipse on Shabbat Will Be Visible from IsraelIsraelis will be treated on Shabbat to a rare astronomical event: A full eclipse of the moon as dusk falls upon Israel Saturday evening.
Velvl Greene, Head of BGU Jewish Medical Ethics, Dead at 83Renowned BGU life scientist Professor Velvl Greene maintained a dialogue on religion with the late Lubavitcher Rebbe. He died Monday.
NASA Launching Jupiter ProbeNASA is poised to launch a $1B probe to Jupiter, which is expected to arrive in 2016.
Updated 'Ella Center' Opened in SderotSderot gets a science center in honor of brave teen killed in rocket strike.
Israeli Scientists Connect Social Pressure and False MemoriesNew research at the Israeli Weizmann Institute finds that a bit of social pressure may be all that is needed to falsify memory.
Israeli Doctoral Students to Receive Prestigious FellowshipsThe Adams Fellowships of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities will be given out to top doctoral students in sciences on Wednesday.
Scientists Build Tool to Spot Ancient EarthquakesScientists at Tel Aviv University have created a new tool to help understand the patterns of ancient earthquakes.
Two Israel Women Win International Science AwardsUNESCO / 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 European Space Agency Sign Revolutionary AgreementA first of its kind agreement on cooperation in space exploration was signed between Israel and the European Space Agency (ESA).
'Killer Paper' as Food PreservativeScientists at Bar Ilan University have created a “killer paper” that they hope can be used to preserve food by fighting bacteria.
Saudis Discover Captive Vulture is Not a Mossad SpyThe 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.
Joint Israel-PA Project to Clean Up Sewage in Jordan ValleyA joint project begins between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, aimed at cleaning up sewage in the Jordan Valley village of Ouja.
10-year Marine Census Yields 1,200 New SpeciesScientists 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.
Israeli Researcher Studies Cell’s ‘Shipping and 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 1,200 Meters Down 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.
Two Israeli Physicists Win White House AwardTwo Israeli physicists are among the top 10 scientists to be awarded the U.S. National Medal of Science by President Obama.
'Kindly Superman' Rabbi Ehrenpreis Passes AwayRabbi Dr. Eliezer Ehrenpreis, known to mathematicians as "the kindly superman" for his remarkably diverse accomplishments, passes away at 80.
Weizmann Scientists Bring Breakthoughs to Cafes, PubsWhat do science, espresso, and beer have to do with each other? Weizmann scientists and students have news for you.
Study: Body Mass at Age 17 Predicts HypertensionIn a major study, Ben Gurion University researchers identify risks of hypertension in young adults. Body mass at age 17 found to be a factor.
US Journal: Israel One of World's Top Spots for Science ResearchA magazine for science researchers has named two Israeli universities among the top ten best workplaces for scientific researchers in the world.
Scientists Discover a New Type of SupernovaIsraeli scientists team up with colleagues worldwide, discover a third type of supernova.
Cabinet Votes to Invest NIS 450m in Reversing Brain DrainCabinet plans to reverse 'brain drain' by establishing 30 academic centers. Survey shows public is proud of Israel's scientists.
BGU Partners with Dimona, IEC for Nuclear EngineeringBen Gurion University is partnering with the Israel Electric Company and the Dimona nuclear plant to add a nuclear engineering program.
'Micro-Ear' will Listen to Living CellsA new discovery will soon be able to help scientists listen to the tiniest events, exactly as the microscope reveals the 'invisible.'
2 New Types of "Bad" Cholesterol Discovered This YearFor the second time this year, scientists have discovered a new "bad" form of cholesterol. Both are impervious to dietary or medical treatment.
Israel Ahead of US, Japan in Scientific PublicationsIsrael 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.