Study: Arab Towns Bad for ArabsResearch: all-Arab towns increase isolation, passivity.
Israeli Historian Proves Roman-Jewish 'Friendship' TabletTablet turns the world of historical research upside down; cites ancient Jewish warrior "Judah Maccabee"
At BGU, A Dose of Ritalin to Help Elderly Keep Their BalanceSome people believe Ritalin, used to treat ADHD, is over-prescribed. Now scientists are probing its use for balance in the elderly.
TAU Scientists Improve 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, American Researchers ‘Stop the Itch’Israeli and US researchers have figured out which neurons transmit the itchy message that prompts a person to start scratching.
Artificial Sweetener May Lead to New 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.
New 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 Deadly Skin CancerA new study has reaffirmed research showing that aspirin may protect against one of the deadliest forms of skin cancer - melanoma.
TAU Research Team Discovers New Treatment for StrokeResearchers Tel Aviv University have found a new treatment for stroke and other brain damage that can help even months after the event.
Research Links ADHD, Organizational, Motor Coordination DeficitsTechnion and University of Haifa researchers have discovered a link between ADHD, organizational deficits and motor coordination problems.
Israeli Research Makes New Discovery in Breast Cancer MechanismResearchers at Hebrew University have discovered a marker for early diagnosis and possible treatment of breast cancer cells.
Israeli Scientists Nearing 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.
Research: 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 Neuroscience ResearchDr. 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.
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.
BGU, US Hospital Link on Pediatric Medical TechnologiesBen 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.
Health Ministry Warns Mosquito-Borne Dengue Fever 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 Lou Gehrig's DiseaseScientists at Ben Gurion University have proven that an enzyme discovered in 2009 can delay development of Lou Gehrig's disease in mice.
Israeli Scientists: 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 Older 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 Agro 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.
TAU Scientists Pioneer 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."
Israeli 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 III Clinical TrialA 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 Women, Not MenA new study shows that although optimism is a positive tool for female students, for male students it is a disadvantage.
Ultrasound Technology Advanced by Dolphins and BatsAdvances 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, Dead at 75Evelyn Lauder, the woman who created the pink ribbon that came to symbolize the fight against breast cancer, has died.
New Cancer Vaccine in Phase III 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.
Israeli Scientists Find 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 the 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 Coverage of 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.
Researchers Claim Internet More Good Than Bad for TeensIsraeli researchers are finding that the Internet is playing a more positive role than a negative one in teenagers' lives.
Clinical Trials on 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.
Israeli Scientist Discovers Cause of Rare 'Fingerprint' DiseaseAn Israeli scientist at Tel Aviv University has discovered the rare genetic mutation that causes one to be born without fingerprints.
Israeli Scientist Develops 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.
Israeli Research Links Depression with SmokingIsraeli doctors have found that individuals who suffer from bipolar disorders are more likely to smoke, drink alcohol and take drugs.
New 'Stress Detector' Can Find who is SweatingHebrew U students presented at the Presidential Conference a technology which can detect a stressful person from far away.
New Cure for Lymphoma Passes Phase II Clinical TrialA 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 Tried to Create Army of Talking DogsThe Nazis believed dogs were almost as intelligent as humans, researchers say – and tried to create an army with them to win the war.
Thailand Isn't Only a Vacation Spot for Israelis AnymoreIsrael's Rambam Medical Center and Thailand's Chulaborn Research Institute signed an agreement to cooperate on cancer treatment.
Israeli Scientists Discover Anti-Stress ProteinsScientists have discovered that people who have a hard time turning off the stress response may be missing a special protein.
Israeli Scientists Discover Obesity ProteinScientists at the Weizmann Institute have discovered a protein in the brain that contributes to obesity.
Israel Joins Prestigious International Physical Research OrgIsrael has joined CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research), the largest scientific organization of its kind in the world.
Israel at the Cutting Edge of Cancer TreatmentIsraeli hospitals are on the cutting edge of providing treatment for cancer, according to the chief of Oncology at Rambam Medical Center.
Researchers Confirm: 'Light at Night' Linked to 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 Lead to Treatment for Jet LagA novel modulator of cellular circadian rhythms has been discovered. It may lead to new therapies for jet lag and sleep disorders.
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.”
Israeli Scientific Breakthrough Fights the FatA Tel Aviv University researcher has added new ammunition to the fight against fat, just as Jews prepare for the fried foods of Chanukah.