1,200 New Species of Marine Life

1,200 New Species of Marine Life

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
Cell's Shipping & Packing Dept.

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.” Chana Ya'ar, 12/12/2010, 1:19 PM
Scientists Drill Under Dead Sea

Scientists Drill 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
Obama to Award Two Israelis

Obama to Award Two Israelis

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
Rabbi Ehrenpreis Passes Away

Rabbi Ehrenpreis Passes Away

Rabbi Dr. Eliezer Ehrenpreis, known to mathematicians as "the kindly superman" for his remarkably diverse accomplishments, passes away at 80.INN Staff, 8/22/2010, 7:50 PM
Re'eh 5770

Re'eh 5770

There 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. Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks, 8/5/2010, 1:26 PM
Science, Coffee and Beer

Science, Coffee and Beer

What do science, espresso, and beer have to do with each other? Weizmann scientists and students have news for you.Eli Stutz, 8/4/2010, 4:05 PM
Predicting Hypertension in Youth

Predicting Hypertension in Youth

In a major study, Ben Gurion University researchers identify risks of hypertension in young adults. Body mass at age 17 found to be a factor.INN Staff courtesty of Ben Gurion University, 7/28/2010, 10:49 AM
Israeli Research Gets Top Marks

Israeli Research Gets Top Marks

A magazine for science researchers has named two Israeli universities among the top ten best workplaces for scientific researchers in the world.Malkah Fleisher, 6/30/2010, 7:13 AM
Scientists Find New Supernova

Scientists Find New Supernova

Israeli scientists team up with colleagues worldwide, discover a third type of supernova.Maayana Miskin, 5/20/2010, 9:14 PM
Reversing 'Brain Drain'

Reversing 'Brain Drain'

Cabinet plans to reverse 'brain drain' by establishing 30 academic centers. Survey shows public is proud of Israel's scientists. Maayana Miskin, 3/14/2010, 6:27 PM
BGU to Teach Nuclear Engineering

BGU to Teach Nuclear Engineering

Ben Gurion University is partnering with the Israel Electric Company and the Dimona nuclear plant to add a nuclear engineering program.Hana Levi Julian, 3/3/2010, 5:38 PM
'Micro-Ear' to Hear Cells

'Micro-Ear' to Hear Cells

A new discovery will soon be able to help scientists listen to the tiniest events, exactly as the microscope reveals the 'invisible.' Hana Levi Julian, 3/2/2010, 5:09 PM
2 Bad Types of Cholesterol ID'd

2 Bad Types of Cholesterol ID'd

For the second time this year, scientists have discovered a new "bad" form of cholesterol. Both are impervious to dietary or medical treatment.Hana Levi Julian, 12/27/2009, 5:46 PM
Israel Beats US in Science

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.Hana Levi Julian, 11/17/2009, 12:58 PM