EU awards 742 million euro to 1,062 Israeli science projects

Special recognition award given to 423 Israeli companies and researchers that won the Horizon 2020 grant in 2018.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2019, 8:29 PM

First ever photo of a black hole released

Supermassive black hole 1,000 times larger than black hole at the center of the Milky Way revealed in stunning photographs.Gary Willig, 4/10/2019, 5:40 PM

'Israel-US science collabo sure to bring incredible discoveries'

Rivlin hosts signing for cooperation between Israel National Academy of Sciences and Humanities, American National Academy of Sciences.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2019, 11:58 AM

Weizmann professor wins Israel Prize for life sciences

"Kimchi is one of the pioneers in deciphering the cellular death mechanism programmed in mammals."Sara Rubenstein, 3/20/2019, 10:52 PM

Physicist Marcelo Gleiser: 'Science does not kill G-d'

Templeton Prize winner says atheism is a 'non-belief' and 'inconsistent' with science, but emphasizes that 'science does not kill G-d."AFP, 3/19/2019, 2:35 PM

UCLA’s Michael Grunstein wins Lasker award for study of histones

Son of Holocaust survivors wins $250,000 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Science Award for research into DNA.JTA, 9/16/2018, 5:29 PM

Life on Mars? Large body of liquid water found on Red Planet

Scientists announce discovery of 12 mile wide underground lake of liquid water on Mars, say other bodies of water possible.Gary Willig, 7/25/2018, 6:57 PM

Sneak peek: New Museum of Natural History in Tel Aviv

Steinhardt Museum of Natural History at Tel Aviv University will open its doors to the public for a trial period in the coming weeks.Yoni Kempinski, 5/16/2018, 4:07 AM

Israeli inspired one of Stephen Hawking's biggest discoveries

Famed physicist who boycotted Israel owed one of his greatest discoveries to theories of Israeli scientist.JTA, 3/14/2018, 10:04 PM

Young Israeli elected to Brazilian Academy of Sciences

Former Kiryat Arba resident Alexander Birbrair is a neuroscientist researching roles of specific cell populations in various tissues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2017, 11:45 PM

Israeli researchers target, shrink metastasized growths

Bar Ilan researchers discover enzyme supporting metastatic cells, develop compound to eliminate them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2017, 7:56 AM

First time: Collision of neutron stars observed

International team of scientists, including Weizmann Institute physicists, make historic observation of super-dense stars' collision.Gary Willig, 10/16/2017, 5:28 PM

Jordan inaugurates international research center

Scientists from across region including Iran and Israel, become part of new international research center, first of its kind in Middle East.AFP, 5/16/2017, 6:14 PM

'Great Cold Spot' found on Jupiter

Second 'Great Spot' found on Jupiter, this one dark, cold, and constantly changing in shape.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2017, 8:20 PM

Mice first invaded human settlements 15,000 years ago in Israel

Israeli researchers and foreign colleagues discover that the common house pet began invading human settlements far earlier than thought.AFP, 3/27/2017, 10:45 PM

Jewish mother of carbon and nanoscience dies

Jewish physicist Mildred Dresselhaus, 'Queen of Carbon,' dies at 86.JTA, 2/25/2017, 7:54 PM

'Israel's success is an embarrassment to us'

Arab journalists protest lack of scientists, academics in Egypt, slam Israel's successes as 'embarrassment' to entire Arab world.Shimon Cohen, 2/22/2017, 8:50 AM

Watch: how astronauts write in space

Because of the lack of gravity, astronauts would have trouble writing in space if it wasn't for 'space pens'., 2/16/2017, 8:08 AM

Israeli scientists crack code of the brain's inner compass

Researchers at Weizmann Institute discover brain cells responsible for sense of direction and navigation in bats - and possibly humans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2017, 9:00 PM

Aussie PM praises 'start-up nation' at meeting with Netanyahu

Netanyahu meets with Australian PM Turnbull at UN General Assembly to discuss science and technology cooperation.Yoel Domb, 9/22/2016, 9:58 AM

Israel presents 'the truth' to the world

New exhibit at Ben-Gurion Airport displays 60 breakthroughs Israel has given the world, to be viewed by 8 million passengers.Yoni Kempinski, 3/7/2016, 6:38 PM

'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.Yoni Kempinski, 9/22/2015, 1:46 AM

Top Scientists Laud Israeli Brainpower in Confab

Water recycling and synthetic medication for flu strains are among of hundreds of Israel innovations, say Nobel Prize winning scientists.Eliran Aharon, 8/16/2015, 5:54 PM

Report: Iranian Academic Journal Seeks Israeli's Help

Chemistry professor gets invite to be member of the editorial board of an Iranian academic journal - an offer which she accepts.Moshe Cohen, 8/9/2015, 8:58 PM

US Students Discover Israel, Make Science Discoveries

Arutz Sheva talks with students on joint BIU/YU summer program to hear what they're learning about science and Israel.Eliran Aharon, 8/6/2015, 8:15 PM

NASA Chief Scientist Claims Aliens Will Be Found by 2025

Sci-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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2015, 3:45 PM

Hanegbi Appointed Deputy Health Minister

Cabinet votes to appoint Tzahi Hanegbi as Deputy Health Minister and Tzipi Hotovely as Deputy Science Minister.Ben Ariel, 12/24/2014, 2:14 AM

Egypt's Military Has Cured AIDS?

Army announces 100% cure for AIDS and hepatitis C. Doctors call the 'cure' a 'scientific scandal.'Ari Yashar, 2/27/2014, 9:41 PM

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.Maayana Miskin, 2/13/2014, 2:47 PM

Israeli Doctor Discovers New Bacteria

34-year-old doctor of microbiology stumbles upon a new strain of bacteria during clinical testing.Maayana Miskin, 2/13/2014, 10:48 AM

Technion Program Prepares Hareidim for Hi-Tech

New mechina (university preparatory) program is designed to integrate hareidi, open the hi-tech workforce for them.Ari Yashar, 1/3/2014, 1:26 PM

Israeli Professor Vice-President of Project Including Iran, PA

SESAME project includes scientists from across the Middle East; aims to foster 'scientific excellence', build particle accelerator.Ari Soffer and AFP, 11/28/2013, 12:34 PM

'Extinct' Frog Appears in Israel

An ‘extinct’ frog makes a comeback in Israel’s Hula Valley, becoming a unique ‘living fossil.' A change from archaeological finds., 6/4/2013, 6:22 PM

NASA Rover Discovers Conditions Once Suited to Life on Mars

An analysis of a Mars rock sample by the Curiosity rover has unveiled minerals that are the building blocks of life, NASA said Tuesday.Arutz Sheva staff, 3/12/2013, 10:57 PM

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.Scott Krane, 10/18/2012, 12:15 AM

Ebay to Auction Einstein's 'G-d Letter' for $3 Million

A handwritten letter in which Albert Einstein wrote on religion and G-d is going up for sale on eBay, with bids starting at $3 millionRachel Hirshfeld , 10/9/2012, 1:08 PM

Israeli Kids' Career Choices: Medicine and Science

Israeli kids are twice as motivated to become doctors as are kids elsewhereDavid Lev, 9/20/2012, 7:06 PM

Jewish Teen Wins Google Science Prize

An eighth-grader from the San Diego Jewish Academy won a science prize amounting to $25,000, at annual Google Science Fair competition. Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/30/2012, 10:08 PM

'Jewish Nobel Prize' Worth $1 Million Established

PM Netanyahu announced a new international prize to be awarded to Jews who win global recognition due to achievements in science and arts.Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/26/2012, 8:46 PM

Bar Ilan, Yeshiva U Students Launch Summer Science Project

Thirty Yeshiva University "scientists" are on their way from New York to join their Israeli counterparts on a summer-long science project.Chana Ya'ar, 6/13/2012, 11:56 AM

Solar Flare to Pound Purim

A massive solar flare will give the Earth a 'bit of a jolt' this Purim as we head towards next year's solar cycle apex.Gabe Kahn., 3/8/2012, 1:13 PM

Lunar Eclipse on Shabbat Will Be Visible from Israel

Israelis will be treated on Shabbat to a rare astronomical event: A full eclipse of the moon as dusk falls upon Israel Saturday evening.David Lev, 12/8/2011, 12:42 PM

Velvl Greene, Head of BGU Jewish Medical Ethics, Dead at 83

Renowned BGU life scientist Professor Velvl Greene maintained a dialogue on religion with the late Lubavitcher Rebbe. He died Monday. Hana Levi Julian, 11/23/2011, 9:35 AM

NASA Launching Jupiter Probe

NASA is poised to launch a $1B probe to Jupiter, which is expected to arrive in 2016.Gabe Kahn., 8/5/2011, 4:09 PM

Updated 'Ella Center' Opened in Sderot

Sderot gets a science center in honor of brave teen killed in rocket strike.Maayana Miskin, 7/8/2011, 12:52 PM

Israeli Scientists Connect Social Pressure and False Memories

New research at the Israeli Weizmann Institute finds that a bit of social pressure may be all that is needed to falsify memory.Elad Benari, 7/1/2011, 11:12 AM

Israeli Doctoral Students to Receive Prestigious Fellowships

The Adams Fellowships of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities will be given out to top doctoral students in sciences on Wednesday.Elad Benari, 5/18/2011, 6:15 AM

Scientists Build Tool to Spot Ancient Earthquakes

Scientists at Tel Aviv University have created a new tool to help understand the patterns of ancient earthquakes. Chana Ya'ar, 3/17/2011, 3:47 PM

Two Israel Women Win International Science Awards

UNESCO / L'Oréal have awarded a Co-Sponsored Fellowship for Young Women in Science to a female Israeli scientist for her work on consciousneTzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/6/2011, 10:49 AM

Israel and European Space Agency Sign Revolutionary Agreement

A first of its kind agreement on cooperation in space exploration was signed between Israel and the European Space Agency (ESA).Yoni Kempinski, 1/31/2011, 4:14 AM

'Killer Paper' as Food Preservative

Scientists at Bar Ilan University have created a “killer paper” that they hope can be used to preserve food by fighting bacteria.Yoni Kempinski, 1/26/2011, 2:12 AM

Saudis Discover Captive Vulture is Not a Mossad 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.Chana Ya'ar, 1/12/2011, 9:52 PM

Joint Israel-PA Project to Clean Up Sewage in Jordan Valley

A joint project begins between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, aimed at cleaning up sewage in the Jordan Valley village of Ouja. Chana Ya'ar, 12/23/2010, 7:13 PM

10-year Marine Census Yields 1,200 New Species

Scientists 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.Chana Ya'ar, 12/20/2010, 9:29 PM

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.” Chana Ya'ar, 12/12/2010, 1:19 PM

Scientists Drill 1,200 Meters Down Under Dead Sea

Scientists 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.Chana Ya'ar , 11/18/2010, 12:45 PM

Two Israeli Physicists Win White House Award

Two Israeli physicists are among the top 10 scientists to be awarded the U.S. National Medal of Science by President Obama. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/18/2010, 1:35 PM