America’s frothiest startups, like the android pizza maker Zume, are in trouble and that could reverberate on Israel’s more sober tech
Science & Technology
Soon there will be no place left to hide
Myxozoan infesting salmon has degenerated so far it even lost the genes for breathing, Israeli and American scientists discover
Volunteers use app to share data on flour deliveries, bakery closures and smuggling
LinkedIn says focusing is your most important skill, but this task has become harder in the age of digital distractions. The good news is you can practice to get better
Production in reactor originally due to open in 2017 expected to start later this year
Here are the climate change stories our science editor didn't report on this week – but thought you should be reading
The Israeli startup QM is the first company in the world to be building both the hardware and the software that will make it possible to use quantum computers – once they actually are a practical reality
Just like the birds that descended from them, and like us, dinosaurs could regulate body temperature, paleothermometrists conclude from analyzing eggshells of three major dinosaur groups
Seeds discovered in the 1960s during Yigal Yadin’s digs at Masada and excavations at Qumran
Lorch, a unique voice in Israeli academia, criticized rote learning and once referred to pedagogical methods in science education as 'a song of praise to violence'
Nine winners from six counties are among the recipients of the prestigious international prize awarded in Israel in the fields of science and art
New scientific developments are bringing closer a future in which parents can choose the height and weight of their offspring, and also influence such traits as openness, aggressiveness, attraction to danger, neuroticism and even political leanings
Weather havoc is likely to hit around Christmas 2020, say scientists after identifying correlation between warming events around the world
In his book 'We Are the Weather,' Jonathan Safran Foer explains why the climate crisis is failing to stir emotions and social change. But Judaism may offer a solution
Apes that share and care are capable of achieving superior technological prowess when fishing for termites, science proves. Is this the origin of our cumulative culture?
Fake News Isn't the Real Problem – News Is: One of the World's Leading Internet Researchers Explains What Went Wrong
He's fascinated by Instagram, which he analyzes to define the aesthetic of perfection plaguing this generation. Lev Manovich, digital-culture artist and thinker, wants people to be creative with the big data and technology at their fingertips
Scientists from Tel Aviv University discover how breast cancer cells hijack the body's natural mechanisms for repairing damaged tissue
Technion researchers found that local species are losing to birds from Asia in the competition for limited natural resources. Nature conservation groups recommend strict measures, including shooting some of the invaders
Researching hyrax calls at the Dead Sea may tell us something about the evolution of speech, and more about the evolution of swagger
Innovative Israeli farmers and tech companies are rising to the challenges of producing more food on less land with less energy and less water, which is also nutritious
A government panel is calling for $350 million to be spent on a 6-year program to make the country a key player in a hot new technology field
Weizmann Institute scientists wean bacteria off of sugar, possibly leading the way to producing 'green fuel'
Is there a gay gene? Is there a sexuality spectrum? A wide-ranging study reignites the debate
Prof. Sobel, in whose lab the new study was carried out, says he and his colleagues were surprised to find a female subject without olfactory bulbs
Father pressed action, saying mother refused to vaccinate kids out of ‘messianic’ ideology
President Reuven Rivlin responds to Jessica Meir's tweet, writing 'we are proud of you and send warm regards from Israel'
Antibiotic resistance may have evolved before dinosaurs, let alone before doctors began over-prescribing the drugs. But irresponsible practitioners and filthy food workers are still to blame for the current crisis
Flies fly with their feet pointing toward the ground. How do they achieve that inverted landing? Inquiring minds have finally figured it out