Which doesn’t mean Mankind can trash the planet and move just yet: the star Trappist-1 is 40 light-years away.
Science & Health
Prematurely aging arteries not found in women, and can’t be reversed by forgoing the bottle, says new study.
In 2016 scientists said the weird-looking 'Tully Monster' was a fish. University of Pennsylvania scientists says they don’t know what it is, but a fish, it isn’t.
Herpes a factor in B Cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma only among Palestinian self-reported cases; sun-tanning, gardening were factors in both groups.
After developing mutation for tolerance, bacteria can evolve mutation for antibiotic resistance 20 times faster, say Hebrew University biophysicists.
We don't know how but eating two and a quarter cups of grapes a day for six months seems to have halted metabolic deterioration in study group.
Protest follows announcement by police minister in favor of legalization, but decision must be approved by government.
Stanford University: Students and scholars from the countries designated by Trump 'are, for the moment, effectively detainees in this country'
Health groups want government to hike taxes on rolling tobacco, but state sees that as a drag.
We knew that galaxies speed through space, and knew about dense clusters of galaxies that attract. Now Prof. Yehuda Hoffman and international team have also found a repellent force.
The Jewish concept of pikuach nefesh instructs us to do everything in our power to save a life, even if it means ignoring biblical law. Why, then, should we sit on our hands while women suffer due to the uninformed and cruel decision of a few white men in America?
In four years, he can accelerate global warming but not significantly move the long-term trends, say climate change professors – who don't see him heeding the March of Scientists. At all.
Deep-ocean sound waves with gigantic amplitudes exist in nature. We have to figure out how to generate them, aim them and do all this as a tsunami forms, Cardiff scientist says.
Announcement comes nearly six years after the cabinet approved an anti-smoking plan which included some of the announced steps that were never implemented.
'Traditionally, militaries have been associated with smoking,' says one researcher, but that's no reason to offer soldiers discounted cigarettes at canteens.
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.