'Traditionally, militaries have been associated with smoking,' says one researcher, but that's no reason to offer soldiers discounted cigarettes at canteens.
Science & Health
Study reaffirming the benefits of male circumcision comes amid an ongoing debate in Europe on whether the custom constitutes a violation of boys' rights.
Israeli government warns it had found high levels of lead in coffee made by many of the devices recently inspected, without specifying particular machines or cafe chains.
Research into how calorie restriction impacts health and longevity in monkeys had given mixed results. Now the science is clearer.
You the sort to lose yourself in a movie, book or your own fantasy world? You're likely to suffer when not allowed to sleep, Ben-Gurion University scientists discover.
Similar program in Scotland led to 20 percent drop in suicides over a decade.
Saturday's flight begins to clear a logjam of more than 70 missions, worth more than $10 billion, awaiting flights on SpaceX Falcon rockets.
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
The future does not look green, but the next president may not do as much damage as many fear. Environmental activist Alon Tal weighs in on what to expect in the Trump era.
The study led by a doctor at Tel Aviv University is the first to demonstrate that 'exposure to rudeness' can harm a medical team's performance.
The oceans have been warming steadily over 45 years, NASA confirms using satellite imagery, refuting claims that the heating had halted for 15 years. Not so.
The mesentery is a monster set of connective tissues that we knew about all along, though we still don't know what it does exactly.
It’s like the child who yearns for compliments, but when the teacher praises him he blushes. These guys – and they’re mostly guys – are problems too.
Study also looked at obese fathers and realized that for some reason, their children are highly likely to have social problems.
How do women's tears affect men? What happens when we sniff a baby? And can odor be weaponized? Prof. Noam Sobel explains how smells influence the brain.
Some scientists have a bone to pick with the complicated relationship between social behavior and biological change.
By documenting the behavior of bats living in an artificial cave, researchers were able to distinguish between complaints about unwanted courting, quarrels over food or plain gossip among the winged mammals that never stop chirping.
Some 3.4 billion bugs pass over southern England each year, say researchers. Efforts to quantify invertebrate migration and its impact are urgent in light of climate change.
System developed by international team headed by Technion's Prof. Hossam Haick can identify 17 diseases so far, including cancers and neurodegenerative conditions.
One day, though, Campi Flegrei will blow. But not just yet, volcanologist says.
How the Bulgarian monk Dionysius Exiguus came up with the Year 1 is anybody's guess
Cyborgs folding the laundry and preparing dinner? ‘The future is already here; breathe deep, be creative and don’t panic,’ says Israeli psychologist.
Only a few months ago, Heimlich used the technique for the first time himself, saving an 87-year-old woman choking on food at his senior living center.
Artificial neural networks have existed since the ‘40s, but only recently has computing power caught up with technology.
Take a stroke victim who needs to retrain a hand: Tel Aviv team uses VR to trick the brain into thinking the hand practiced something it didn't.