Prof. Nabieh Ayoub on being an Arab in Israeli academia, excelling against the odds and the future of cancer science.
How does a chick identify its mother? Why can't chimpanzees learn language like humans? A team comprised of a behavioral ecologist, a cognitive psychologist and a computer scientist has produced a learning model aimed at answering these questions
Is rice more healthful than ice cream? Not necessarily. Are potatoes harmful? Not for everyone. A breakthrough study by two researchers from the Weizmann Institute shows that each of us has a different 'microbiome,' that makes us respond to foods differently. Get ready for a new medical revolution.
How did so few hold up under the horrors of the Holocaust when so many were annihilated? In an interview with her father, a veteran of Auschwitz, Smadar Reisfeld tries to get to the roots of survivability.
Israeli scholar Assnat Bartor is convinced that in ancient Israel, there was Scripture, and there were the laws that people lived by – and they weren't one and the same.
How did our planet go from being devoid of life to brimming with it? Israeli scientists believe it may have all begun with fatty molecules.
Neuroscientist Giulio Tononi has a new approach to the mind-body problem.
A percentage of people who read this article about scientific facts will become more skeptical.
Prof. Barry Hewlett has devoted decades to studying the Aka people in Africa, where the fathers are just as caring as the mothers. What can we learn from this pygmy tribe?
A small American start-up managed to streamline complex DNA-sequencing techniques. Its co-founder, Mickey Kertesz, thinks the greatest breakthrough may come in the field of cancer treatment.