Study: Arab Towns Bad for ArabsResearch: all-Arab towns increase isolation, passivity.
Israeli Historian Proves Roman Friendship to JewsTablet turns the world of historical research upside down; cites ancient Jewish warrior "Judah Maccabee"
A Dose of Ritalin for Better Balance in ElderlySome people believe Ritalin, used to treat ADHD, is over-prescribed. Now scientists are probing its use for balance in the elderly.
TAU Improves Transplants with a ‘Heart of Gold’Israeli scientists are integrating cardiac cells with nanofibers made of gold particles to create new cardiac tissues for transplants.
Israel is #1 in Preventing BlindnessThe rates of preventable blindness in Israel have been cut by more than half in the past decade, putting Israel in first place worldwide.
Israeli, US Scientists ‘Stop the Itch’Israeli and US researchers have figured out which neurons transmit the itchy message that prompts a person to start scratching.
TAU Scientists Working On Parkinson's TreatmentThe artificial sweetener "mannitol" may prevent the collection of toxins in the brain, and lead to a new treatment for Parkinson's disease.
Advanced ‘Seamless’ Incision Closure TechnologyAn Israeli company has come up with a way to close incisions without stitches or staples, leaving a seamless closure.
Report: Aspirin May Protect Against Skin CancerA new study has reaffirmed research showing that aspirin may protect against one of the deadliest forms of skin cancer - melanoma.
New Treatment for Stroke, Brain DisordersResearchers Tel Aviv University have found a new treatment for stroke and other brain damage that can help even months after the event.
UHaifa, Technion Links ADHD, Organization DeficitsTechnion and University of Haifa researchers have discovered a link between ADHD, organizational deficits and motor coordination problems.
Israeli Researchers Make New Cancer BreakthroughResearchers at Hebrew University have discovered a marker for early diagnosis and possible treatment of breast cancer cells.
Israeli Scientists Near Blood Test for Alzheimer'sIsraeli scientists are getting closer to developing a blood test to detect the asymptomatic, early stages of Alzheimer's disease.
Breast Cancer Risk Rises with Weight GainScientists have linked obesity to a higher risk of redeveloping breast cancer after treatment, according to new data released Monday.
Top Nazi Aide Warned British to Topple HitlerNew research indicates that a chief aide to Hitler urged British intelligence to topple the fascist dictator.
TAU's Research on Bats Could Help NeuroscienceDr. Yossi Yovel of Tel Aviv University develops bat colony born and raised in captivity to unlock the secrets of behavior and cognition.
Alcohol Ad Law Will Stop Abuse, Says DanonA new bill to block all advertising of alcohol is aimed at preventing alcoholism and substance abuse, says Likud MK Danny Danon.
YU, BIU 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.
BGU, US Hospital Link on Pediatric Medical TechBen Gurion University is collaborating with the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center to create new medical devices for children.
'Dead Sea Drying' – An Ancient PatternEnvironmentalists are concerned about the Dead Sea drying up, but Tel Aviv Univ. scientists say the pattern is one as old as time itself.
Mosquito-Borne Dengue Fever Rising in IsraelThe Health Ministry is warning Israelis to beware of the mosquito-borne infection “dengue fever,” now on the rise in Israel.
BGU Scientists Prove Enzyme Delays ALSScientists at Ben Gurion University have proven that an enzyme discovered in 2009 can delay development of Lou Gehrig's disease in mice.
Study: Obesity Leads to Depression, BurnoutA new study by Israeli scientists finds that obesity can lead to depression and greater burnout at work.
Israeli Scientists Discover 'Life Gene'Israeli researchers have discovered a gene that increases the lifespan in mice, and may do the same in humans.
Keep Brains Sharp with Omega 3, VitaminsResearchers are finding that perhaps we truly are what we eat. Diet does play a significant role in how our brains work as we age.
Israeli Innovation in Natural Pest ControlThere are many reasons for the great taste of Israel's fresh produce. Now a new innovation in pest control will be another one.
New Treatment for Cancer TumorsScientists at Tel Aviv University have come up with a new way to destroy cancer tumors from the inside out, based on "tumor ablation."
Researchers Discover Fungi-Bacteria PartnersTel Aviv University researchers have discovered a mutually beneficial relationship between fungi and bacteria that allows both to spread.
Juvenile Diabetes Drug Passes One Phase IIIA new treatment for Type I (juvenile) diabetes has succeeded in one Phase III clinical trial. Recruitment has started for a second trial.
Report: Optimism Works Best for WomenA new study shows that although optimism is a positive tool for female students, for male students it is a disadvantage.
Ultrasound Technology Inspired by DolphinsAdvances in ultrasound technology is being inspired by a new Israeli research project that studies dolphins, bats and mole rats.
Research Breakthrough in Male FertilityResearchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have made a breakthrough in the field of male fertility.
Evelyn Lauder, Pink Ribbon Creator, PassesEvelyn Lauder, the woman who created the pink ribbon that came to symbolize the fight against breast cancer, has died.
Cancer Vaccine in Clinical Trials in JerusalemA new cancer vaccine created by Israeli scientists has begun Phase III clinical trials at a Jerusalem hospital. So far, doctors are hopeful.
New Role for 'Hormone of Love'Weizmann Institute researchers have discovered a new role for oxytocin, the "hormone of love."
Israeli iPhone App Trains the Brain and EyesA new Israeli iPhone app trains the brain to translate blurry images into clear ones, helping to improve middle age vision.
Women More Traumatized Than Men by TV TerrorWomen appear to be more affected by television coverage of terrorism than men, say researchers at the University of Haifa.
Israel’s Cows - The Best In The WorldIsrael's Agricultural Research is Exported World Wide. In Israel's case, less = more!
2 Jews in Trio of 2011 Nobel Prize WinnersTwo of this year's Nobel Prize winners for discoveries in medicine are Jewish, but one of the two did not survive to hear the good news.
Report: Internet Can Be 'Healthy' for TeensIsraeli researchers are finding that the Internet is playing a more positive role than a negative one in teenagers' lives.
New Stem Cell Treatment for Lou Gehrig's DiseaseClinical trials have just begun on a new Israeli technology by TAU scientists to help patients suffering from Lou Gehrig's disease.
Scientist Discovers Cause of 'Fingerprint' DiseaseAn Israeli scientist at Tel Aviv University has discovered the rare genetic mutation that causes one to be born without fingerprints.
New Israeli Technology to Diagnose Hearing LossAn Israeli scientist at Tel Aviv University has developed a unique fast-track technology to diagnose hearing loss.
New Hope for Cancer TherapyResearchers at the Weizmann Institute may have found a way to make cancer therapy better – and cheaper.
Depression, Smoking LinkedIsraeli doctors have found that individuals who suffer from bipolar disorders are more likely to smoke, drink alcohol and take drugs.
Stress Detector Detects SweatHebrew U students presented at the Presidential Conference a technology which can detect a stressful person from far away.
New Lymphoma Cure Passes Phase 2A new treatment for lymphoma, a type of cancer, has passed its Phase II clinical trial. CT-011 is produced by CureTech, a Teva company.
Nazis Trained Dogs to TalkThe Nazis believed dogs were almost as intelligent as humans, researchers say – and tried to create an army with them to win the war.
Israel-Thailand Cancer ResearchIsrael's Rambam Medical Center and Thailand's Chulaborn Research Institute signed an agreement to cooperate on cancer treatment.
Anti-Stress Proteins DiscoveredScientists have discovered that people who have a hard time turning off the stress response may be missing a special protein.
Scientists Find Obesity ProteinScientists at the Weizmann Institute have discovered a protein in the brain that contributes to obesity.
Israel in Prestigious Int'l ClubIsrael has joined CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research), the largest scientific organization of its kind in the world.
Israel Leads in Cancer TreatmentIsraeli hospitals are on the cutting edge of providing treatment for cancer, according to the chief of Oncology at Rambam Medical Center.
Light at Night Can Cause CancerResearchers confirm link between "light at night" pollution and elevated rates of breast cancer. Best bet, they say: learn to sleep in the dark.
New Research May Help Jet LagA novel modulator of cellular circadian rhythms has been discovered. It may lead to new therapies for jet lag and sleep disorders.
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.”
New Research to Help Fight FatA Tel Aviv University researcher has added new ammunition to the fight against fat, just as Jews prepare for the fried foods of Chanukah.