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Hebrew U. team finds how plants make aerial roots

Hebrew University researchers identify gene which causes roots to grow in the air, providing key for preventing soil disease in some grafts.

Hebrew U. team finds how plants make aerial roots

Anonymous claims evidence of internal power struggle in Kremlin

According to hacking collective, warnings of assassination attempt against Pres. Zelensky were leaked by Russian Security Service.

Anonymous claims evidence of Kremlin opposition to Putin

Spotify becomes latest media giant to take steps against Russia

Spotify's Russia-based office closes "until further notice." Google, Facebook, Apple, Twitter have made similar moves.

Spotify becomes latest media giant to take steps against Russia

Joe Rogan guest warns of plans for central bank digital currency

Maajid Nawaz tells Joe Rogan about plans being considered that would give issuers of digital currency discretion on how it is spent.

Joe Rogan guest warns of plans for central bank digital currencyplayer

Watch: Anonymous describes 'hundreds of thousands of hackers' working against Putin

Hacking collective suggests that, "This could be the very point in history where people come together for the better good."

Anonymous: 'Hundreds of thousands of hackers' against Putinplayer

Reviving a failed network through microscopic interventions

A two-step recovery process developed by Bar-Ilan University researchers transforms a failed network into a highly functioning one.

Reviving a failed network through microscopic interventions

NYT report: CDC witholding COVID-19 data

CDC spokeswoman cited fear that information might be misinterpreted, NYT reported.

NYT report: CDC witholding COVID-19 data player

BGU: Forgotten species go extinct twice

Species go extinct twice: Once when the last individual stops breathing, and again when the collective memory about the species fades.

BGU: Forgotten species go extinct twice

Siblings of children with disabilities may have greater cognitive empathy

New study suggests children who have siblings with disabilities may be better able to understand others' thoughts and feelings.

Siblings of kids with disabilities may be more empathic

Global breakthrough in treating post-traumatic stress disorder

For the first time: Researchers identify brain wounds in IDF veterans with PTSD, relieve their symptoms using hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

Global breakthrough in treating post-traumatic stress disorder

Roblox, popular kids’ computer game, removes virtual Nazi gas chambers

Collaborative computer gaming platform for children as young as 7 removes virtual Nazi concentration camp following outrage.

Roblox, kids’ computer game, removes virtual Nazi gas chambers

Do silicone implants harm the nervous system?

Study compared 93 women with silicone implants to 36 women without, finds difference in levels and functioning of autoantibodies.

Do silicone implants harm the nervous system?

Trump's social media venture to launch on Monday

Former President's Truth Social network appears set to launch in Apple's App Store on Monday.

Trump's social media venture to launch on Monday

Tesla in trouble as investigations increase

US authorities have launched a number of investigations into Tesla vehicles after drivers claimed the self-driving car was unsafe.

Tesla in trouble as investigations increase

A matter of survival: How the immune system sets priorities

When a second infection follows on the heels of a first, the two arms of our immune system may clash.

A matter of survival: How the immune system sets priorities

Israeli camera sees through walls

Manager of Camero says special camera 'is tactical tool that gives exceptional advantage to military forces, police and rescuers.'

Israeli camera sees through wallsplayer

This technology warned researchers in advance of the avian flu epidemic

Big-data tracking technologies can uncover wildlife secrets & reduce their conflicts with humans, international team led by Hebrew U. shows.

This technology provided early warning of bird flu epidemic

Israel's Defense Ministry, Innovation Authority to fund Israel's first quantum computer

Revolutionary quantum computer technology development gets big boost from Israeli military and Israel Innovation Authority.

Israeli military to help fund Israel's first quantum computer

EMA investigating menstrual irregularities following COVID shot

European Medicines Agency says it is 'assessing reported cases of heavy menstrual bleeding and absence of menstruation' following the shots.

EMA investigating menstrual irregularities following COVID shot

Large study: COVID-19 significantly raises risk of cardiovascular problems

'Substantial' increase in risk of 20 heart issues one year after even mild COVID-19 infections.

COVID-19 significantly raises risk of cardiovascular problems

New study suggests 50% of people have innate immunity to COVID

36 people had virus dripped into their noses. Only 18 became infected.

Study suggests 50% of people have innate immunity to COVID

Researchers find anomalies in 30% of fetuses who later develop autism

A routine prenatal ultrasound can identify early signs of autism, Ben-Gurion University and Soroka Medical Center researchers find.

Researchers find anomalies in 30% of fetuses who develop autism

Musical preferences unite personalities worldwide, new study finds

Research involving 350,000 participants from over 50 countries suggests links between tastes in music and personality are universal.

Musical preferences unite personalities worldwide, study findsplayer

Study: Hamsters can spread COVID to humans

New study suggests hamsters are to blame for outbreak of COVID in Hong Kong.

Study: Hamsters can spread COVID to humans

Cure for long COVID? Antihistamines shown to provide huge relief

Case study shows over 90 percent restoration of daily function after taking cheap & readily available OTC medication.

Cure for long COVID? Antihistamines shown to provide huge relief

Who is that? Kids find it more difficult than adults to recognize faces behind masks

Mask wearing can impact children's social interactions and ability to form relationships, say researchers from Israel and York University.

Kids struggle more than adults to recognize faces behind masks

'Space Hummus' project to take off next week

First-of-its-kind experiment controlling Israeli chickpea growth in space may lead to Moon and Mars crop growth.

'Space Hummus' project to take off next week

This breakthrough may enable people with paralysis to walk again

In world first, Tel Aviv University researchers engineer human spinal cord implants for treating paralysis.

This breakthrough may enable people with paralysis to walk againplayer

New CDC study on mask efficacy under fire for methodology

'The paper is entirely, irredeemably flawed - it shouldn't have been published,' says health researcher as CDC mask study comes under fire.

New CDC study on mask efficacy under fire for methodology

Breakthrough COVID-19 infections offer improved immunity

Hybrid immunity resulting from infection and vaccination provides more effective protection than vaccination or infection alone.

Breakthrough COVID-19 infections offer improved immunity

Israel may soon deliberate on COVID vaccines for kids over six months

Israeli vaccine regulators may soon began deliberations on COVID vaccines for kids as young as six months, as FDA decision expected in weeks

Israel may soon rule on COVID vaccines for kids 6 months and up

Medical experts give 'second opinion' on COVID response at US Senate

Senator Ron Johnson invites group of top medical experts to give different perspective on pandemic response at US Senate.

Medical experts give 'second opinion' on COVID at US Senateplayer

Oldest human remains discovered in Israel unearthed in Jordan Valley

Discovery in Israel proves different species of hominids migrated out of Africa in waves, say researchers from Israel, University of Tulsa.

Oldest human remains discovered in Israel

New meta-analysis of lockdown studies shows 0.2% impact on mortality rates

John Hopkins researchers note "devastating effects" of failed policies, add that studies of 1918 Spanish flu drew similar conclusions.

New meta-analysis of lockdown studies shows 0.2% impact

Recordings: Possible botched administration of COVID vaccine on kids

Whistleblower recordings released by Project Veritas indicate negligent administration of COVID vaccine under NY healthcare provider.

Recordings: Possible botched administration of COVID vax on kidsplayer

Pfizer to ask FDA to approve vaccine for children 0-5

Pfizer, BioNTech, expected to request emergency use authorization for 2-dose COVID-19 vaccine series for children 6 months to 5 years.

Pfizer to ask FDA to approve vaccine for children 0-5

Denmark's state COVID modeller explains why restrictions dropped

UnHerd speaks to Dr Camilla Holten-Møller, chair of the Expert Group for Mathematical Modelling at Denmark’s public health agency.

Denmark's state COVID modeller explains why restrictions droppedplayer

Stressed COVID frontline workers face mental health issues

Stress and smoking rates up among all hospital workers, new Hebrew University study finds.

Stressed COVID frontline workers face mental health issues

Early humans placed hearth at optimal location in their cave, minimizing smoke exposure

Findings indicate early humans knew about spatial planning, placed hearth to obtain maximum benefit with a minimum of unhealthy smoke.

Early humans placed cave's hearth to minimize smoke exposure

Human genetic mutation may not be random after all, study finds

Groundbreaking study by researchers in Israel and Ghana brings first evidence of nonrandom mutation in human genes.

Human genetic mutation may not be random after all, study finds

Tracking multiple genes with flying colors

A new method for mapping gene expression deep in the body could one day be used to track stem cells or cancer therapy.

Tracking multiple genes with flying colors

Global wildlife population declines even worse than believed

Report by Ben Gurion University suggests that extinction of species an even greater problem than previously estimated.

Global wildlife population declines even worse than believed

Top French vaccine expert: We have flouted science and flouted rights

Dr. Christian Perronne, who held top positions on vaccine policy for France and WHO, slams conduct during COVID crisis.

Top French vax expert: We've flouted science and flouted rights

New study: 133x risk of myocarditis after COVID vaccination

Comparisons with myocarditis rates following infection now irrelevant as vaccination no longer prevents infection.

New study: 133x risk of myocarditis after COVID vaccination

Triple-vaxxed pharma exec quits over vax mandate

Former Insmed exec resigns, telling company he would refuse to 'cheerlead for such an immoral and anti-science proposition.'

Triple-vaxxed pharma exec quits over vax mandate

MIT prof: Israel in 'moral bankruptcy' due to COVID policy

Prof. Retsef Levi of the Public Emergency Council for the Coronavirus Crisis says Omicron has toppled the government's COVID narrative.

MIT prof: Israel in 'moral bankruptcy' due to COVID policy

mRNA innovator: Intimidation and coercion have become the norm

Dr. Robert Malone delivers speech at Defeat the Mandates rally in Washington DC.

mRNA innovator: Intimidation and coercion have become the norm

Israeli researchers develop noninvasive test for gut inflammation

A new method of characterizing immune cells shed in the stool could facilitate diagnosis and improve treatment of inflammatory bowel disease

Israeli researchers develop noninvasive gut inflammation test

Israeli vaccine official: No point in maintaining Green Pass right now

Professor Cyrille Cohen says 'it's not a secret' Green Pass is about 'encouraging vaccination,' and anyone who wanted shot already got it.

Israeli vaccine official: No point in maintaining Green Passplayer

Researchers map photosynthetic properties of world's fastest-growing alga

Israeli researcher says findings will serve future studies in the field of sustainable food.

Researchers map photosynthetic properties of fast-growing alga

Study: Vaccine may reduce cases of 'long COVID'

Most common long-term symptoms reduced by 50-80% in vaccinated individuals who were infected.

Study: Vaccine may reduce cases of 'long COVID'

DNA as text? Researchers apply linguistics to biology

Ben-Gurion University researchers apply linguistics to the study of DNA replication.

DNA as text? Researchers apply linguistics to biology

MIT scientist points to possible link between COVID vaccine and Parkinson's

MIT researcher Stephanie Seneff says the mechanics of vaccine technology inside the body 'feels like the perfect setup' for Parkinson's.

MIT scientist: Possible link between COVID vax and Parkinson's

Study: Ketogenic diet may reduce damage from traumatic brain injury

The diet improves spatial, visual memory, lowers indices of brain inflammation, and slows rate of cellular aging.

Study: Ketogenic diet may reduce traumatic brain injury damage

New study highlights risk factors for COVID anxiety

New study finds women more likely to suffer anxiety over COVID; pre-pandemic physiological measures also associated to COVID fears.

New study highlights risk factors for COVID anxiety

Study: Divorced men at risk for early death

New research finds men who live alone for over seven years at increased risk of severe illness, early death.

Study: Divorced men at risk for early death




























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