Paradigm shift: All early dinosaurs had feathers, paleontologists now surmise after finding first herbivore with the tell-tale plumes.
Ruth Schuster is Senior Editor at the Haaretz-TheMarker English Edition.
Schuster has worked in writing, editing and translation for English and Hebrew-language publications for more than two decades. She holds a BSc in biology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
She lives in Tel Aviv with her daughter and multiple pets and in her spare time, promotes animal rights.
That's a terrific sign for the young bird, who sustained head injuries - but clearly knows what's going on.
Archaeologists analyzing dental plaque in Sudan found a 7,000-year history of eating a bitter root that killed cavity-producing bacteria.
No cases of the diseases it can bear have been reported in Israel, but that could be a matter of time.
But we can't use it. Now a new innovation by Israeli-American scientist Brian Rosen may enable man to get his paws on it, too.
There you are, stuck in some armpit of the world. How to feed, monitor and entertain Mittens at home, lest she wreck the joint? An Israeli startup has the answer.
The theory of friction hadn't changed since the time of da Vinci. Now Hebrew University physicists have created a new paradigm for friction for the first time in 500 years.
The adult elephants at the Ramat Gan safari park scurry to protect their young from an unknown but imminent danger.
You could have fit a whole family of these things in your hand, if you'd lived 50 million years ago.
Sad to say the magnificent Pelagornis sandersi with its 7.5-meter wingspan and pseudoteeth lived almost 30 million years ago and is long gone.