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

Half-brothers meet for first time in 51 years

DNA test reunites half-brothers separated at the younger sibling's birth.Reut Hadar, 7/23/2018, 12:17 PM

Israeli researchers identify cause of rare disorder

Team of Israeli, US, researchers successfully identifies a single gene which causes a rare and severe neurological disorder.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2017, 10:37 AM

New DNA identified in AMIA bombing points to suicide attack

New set of DNA from victims of 1994 AMIA attack strengthens hypothesis that the attack was carried out by a suicide bomber.Ben Ariel and JTA, 7/5/2017, 4:43 AM

Third Tragedy in a Day: Israeli Killed in Peru Accident

The Foreign Ministry said that an Israeli in his 20s had been killed while on a hike in Peru - the third death reported so far this week.Moshe Cohen, 4/8/2015, 10:40 PM

Russian University Launches DNA 'Noah's Ark'

Moscow university gets $20 million grant to cryogenically freeze cells of 'every creature that has ever lived.'Ari Yashar, 12/27/2014, 8:58 PM

Breakthrough in 1998 Rape-Murder Case

Noa Eyal, 17, waited for a bus in Jerusalem after watching a movie - her body was found in a forest.Orly Harari, 10/29/2014, 2:14 PM

British TV Lambasted for Buying a 'Lock of Hitler's Hair'

UK's Channel 4 criticized for 'tawdry' move after buying hair which supposedly belonged to Hitler from a convicted Holocaust denier.Ari Yashar, 3/26/2014, 5:11 PM

Technion Scientists Develop an Advanced Biological Computer

Molecular computer was built entirely of biomolecules.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2013, 7:55 PM

Report: Police Taking, Storing DNA of African Illegals

Police in January 2012 began building a database of the DNA of immigrants from Africa who entered Israel illegally, a report saidDavid Lev, 5/2/2013, 10:37 AM

Scientists Identify Genetic Variant in Alcoholic Violence

Researchers have identified the genetic variant of a brain receptor molecule linked with the severe impulsivity that leads to alcoholic violence.Hana Levi Julian, LCSW-R , 12/23/2010, 3:23 PM

Young and Full of Life Sciences

Israeli biologist Tommy Kaplan only became interested in biology at age 25. Seven years later, he has won a prestigious US prize for his work.Karin Kloosterman, Israel21c.org, 1/5/2010, 7:20 AM