Our ancestors came to Africa from the Balkans after the Sahara bloomed, say scientists based on a 7.2 million-year-old jaw and tooth
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.
People already know about the perils and morals of eating animals: The Reducetarian Summit this weekend aims at gathering minds to promote new ideas and technologies
Seeking sponges, in 1901 divers found the world's first computer, the Antikythera Mechanism, as much as 2,200 years old and based on astronomical theory from centuries earlier
Study topics range from the brain’s role in immunity to the functions of gut bacteria and the manipulation of cell stems in plants and animals
Evidence in Australian rocks supports theory that life evolved in shallow ponds on land, not in deep-sea ocean vents, Prof. Martin Van Kranendonk tells Haaretz
Archaeologists were surprised to find primitive Homo naledi apparently coexisted with Homo sapiens in South Africa
Clustered churches in Hippos-Sussita in sixth century C.E. indicate mutual tolerance among early Christian sects, which was not to last
Elderly mice given small doses of active ingredient over time had minds of frisky young mice, German-Israeli team shows
People had noticed the fritillary but thought it was the same as the Persian variant, until a Russian scientist noticed its genitalia
Eilat is home to Israel’s one and only coral reef, which is quite the tourism magnet