Israelis Share Drinks At Tel Aviv’s First Bar Co-Op
A new bar-restaurant co-op, founded by organizers of last summer's social justice protests, already has 60 shareholders. The bar, located in Tel Aviv, is planning to open its doors next month. All administrative decisions will be made by vote only.
May 01, 2012
Air Pollution Raises Risk Of Repeat Heart Attack By 43 Percent
Israelis who have suffered a heart attack are far more at risk of a repeat attack if they live in an area with high levels of air pollution, new research has found. The study found that cardiac patients living in polluted areas were 43 percent more likely to have another heart attack than those who lived in areas with cleaner air.
April 20, 2012
Wild Grains In Israel Show Effects Of Global Warming
Global warming is causing genetic changes in wild cereal grains in Israel, a recent study by University of Haifa reveals. Researchers fear that these changes could endanger future food production.
March 22, 2012
Israel, Iran, Jordan And Turkey In Joint Science Project
Israel, Iran, Jordan and Turkey are to jointly provide funds for a particle accelerator as part of their commitment to a UNESCO-sponsored scientific project. Each country will contribute $5 million for the facility near Amman.
March 15, 2012
Dog TV: How To Turn Your Dog Into A Couch-Potato
An Israeli company launches a new TV channel In the United States, targeted to dogs. The channel features images of happy dogs, people playing soccer and relaxing piano music. The company says the content is backed up by research, which shows the programs relax dogs and stimulate their imagination
February 15, 2012
Israeli Researchers Identify Protein That May Slow Down Pancreatic Cancer
Israeli researchers have discovered a protein that seems to prevent the growth of pancreatic cancer. The protein could potentially be effective against other aggressive cancers as well.
July 18, 2011
Tel Aviv University And Google Team Up To Make Your Computers Feel Sorry
A project initiated by TAU's School of Computer Science and funded by the U.S. internet giant Google would make computers learn from past mistakes in order to better anticipate the future.
April 17, 2011
Sterile Insects Help Israeli Farmers Go Green!
To stop using chemical pest-control substances, Israeli farmers have turned to the novel method of releasing masses of sterile insect species into their crops.
March 20, 2011