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Ephraim first

Who should our children learn about first, Moses or Shakespeare, the bible or art, Talmud or science?

Ephraim first

Centrifuges: how do they really work?

Following the incident at the Natanz nuclear site in Iran, Arutz Sheva brings you a brief summary of the science behind the centrifuges.

Centrifuges: how do they really work?

'Scientific knowledge is not the same as wisdom'

Scientist Brian Keating explains how calls to 'follow the science' may indicate flawed assumptions. 'Science is by its nature provisional.'

'Scientific knowledge is not the same as wisdom'player

Hebrew U researchers find radio flares of black hole eating a star

For first time, powerful radio flares detected months or years after a black hole destroys a star in unexpected discovery.

Hebrew U researchers find radio flares of black hole eating star

Suspicions grow that Pfizer’s COVID vaccine nanoparticles trigger rare allergic reactions

Science Magazine: Some suspect polyethylene glycol may have triggered severe reactions in at least 8 who received shot in past 2 weeks.

Nanoparticles in Pfizer vaccine may trigger allergic reactions

Israeli researches discover new bee species

New finding by Hebrew University researchers raises hope for bee habitat conservation amidst declining global bee populations.

Israeli researches discover new bee species

Breishit: The Age of the Universe

Torah from Israel's first Chief Rabbi, the iconic leader of Religious Zionism: The Torah's message is ethics in a world created by G-d.

 Breishit: The Age of the Universe

Israel to host World Science Ministers Conference

Israeli Science Minister Yizhar Shai to host World Science Ministers Conference, focusing on international efforts to fight the coronavirus.

Israel to host World Science Ministers Conference

Scientists discover massive 'Galactic Wall'

'South Pole Wall,' made up of thousands of galaxies, is 1.4 billion light-years long and 600 million light-years deep.

Scientists discover massive 'Galactic Wall'

All about the "experts"

I do not believe what the experts are telling me because what they told me years ago never occurred. I am old enough to remember. Opinion.

All about the "experts"

Israeli scientists produce energy from plants

Scientists at Tel Aviv University produce hydrogen from microscopic algae.

Israeli scientists produce energy from plants

Arab society can only have future by adopting science, democracy

Tunis University professor: Arabs rely on 'fables and myths' as sources of history without actually studying history.

Arab society can only have future by adopting science, democracyplayer

Coronavirus drug proves effective against virus, company says

Biotech company Gilead Sciences says government study shows its remdesivir drug helps patients recover from coronavirus faster.

Coronavirus drug proves effective against virus, company says

Facial symmetry and beauty

Research suggests people with symmetrical faces have an evolutionary advantage.

Facial symmetry and beauty

Flat Earth lecture at Israeli school draws fire

National-religious high school in central Israel invites Flat Earther to address students, sparking controversy.

Flat Earth lecture at Israeli school draws fire

Israeli scientist speaks at Cuban environmental conference

'Science can serve as a bridge to collaboration,' Israeli JNF scientist tells conference.

Israeli scientist speaks at Cuban environmental conference

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.

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

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.

First ever photo of a black hole releasedplayer

'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.

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

Weizmann professor wins Israel Prize for life sciences

"Kimchi is one of the pioneers in deciphering the cellular death mechanism programmed in mammals."

Weizmann professor wins Israel Prize for life sciences

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."

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Sneak peek: New Museum of Natural History in Tel Avivplayer

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.

Israeli inspired one of Stephen Hawking's biggest discoveries

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.

Young Israeli elected to Brazilian Academy of Sciences

Israeli researchers target, shrink metastasized growths

Bar Ilan researchers discover enzyme supporting metastatic cells, develop compound to eliminate them.

Israeli researchers target, shrink metastasized growths

First time: Collision of neutron stars observed

International team of scientists, including Weizmann Institute physicists, make historic observation of super-dense stars' collision.

First time: Collision of neutron stars observed

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.

Jordan inaugurates international research center

'Great Cold Spot' found on Jupiter

Second 'Great Spot' found on Jupiter, this one dark, cold, and constantly changing in shape.

'Great Cold Spot' found on Jupiter

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.

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

Jewish mother of carbon and nanoscience dies

Jewish physicist Mildred Dresselhaus, 'Queen of Carbon,' dies at 86.

Jewish mother of carbon and nanoscience dies

'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.

'Israel's success is an embarrassment to us'

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'.

Watch: how astronauts write in spaceplayer

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.

Israeli scientists crack code of the brain's inner compass

Netanyahu met Australian PM at UN general assembly

Netanyahu meets with Australian PM Turnbull at UN General Assembly to discuss science and technology cooperation.

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

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.

Israel presents 'the truth' to the worldplayer

'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.

'Israel is a Scientific Power'player

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.

Top Scientists Laud Israeli Brainpower in Confabplayer

Report: Iranian 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.

Report: Iranian Academic Journal Seeks Israeli's Help