There's no cost and pure benefit from adhering to simple rules: Don't talk on your mobile while it's charging and never use it within 50cm of your groin.
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.
Jet-fighter pilot and engineer Samantha Cristoforetti spent a record 200 days in space doing science, if only because the ride home got stuck.
Marks on shells found in Qesem Cave suggest the hominins had established sequences of processing, including cracking open tortoises with stone hammers and cooking them in their shell.
Cuneiform tablets show Babylonians were calculating position of Jupiter using geometrical methods previously thought to have been invented only in 14th-century Oxford.
The one in Greek is straightforward, the Aramaic ones are more obscure: Were Tiberians choosing burial in Zippori to be near 'Judah the Prince'?
If science says you have a 1 in 170,000 probability of winning the lottery if you pick Door No. 1, and the opposite if you pick Door No. 2, which door do you pick?
The mosquito that bears zika, which may be associated with birth defects including microcephaly, went extinct in Israel decades ago.
Research shocker shows that hospital workers with facial hair are less likely to harbor certain superbugs than those who shave.
Proof of intentional killing is extremely rare among prehistoric hunter-gatherers, but the evidence found at Nataruk by Lake Turkana is clear-cut.
For now, they have only been tested in mice.