How many bottles of beer will be lost from the wall if climate change isn’t checked? 30.3 billion a year at the least, Haaretz calculates based on groundbreaking study on barley yield
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.
Dinosaurs could dream too, we can assume, based on the discovery that reptiles have sleep patterns just like mammals and birds – so our common ancestor 350 million years ago probably did too
A genetic repair system activated by light turns out to exist in everything from germs to animals – except for mammals and eyeless cavefish in Somalia
Ramat Gan Safari Park finally gets photo of its shy new acquisition – a Persian leopard who arrived in Israel from Athens a month ago and hid until this week
Scientists have finally sequenced the shark genome, revealing that humans and sharks derive genes for reproduction, sleep and obesity from the same early fish
Scientists detect the genetic cause of blue eyes in huskies, a mutation in chromosome 18 now appearing in the Israeli dog population
Neptune-sized exomoon can’t have formed from a primordial cosmic collision because like its home planet, it isn’t rock, it’s made of gas, astronomers say
Colorful pictures found in ancient necropolis of Cumae, near Naples, suggest the settlement was either tragically unhip or its elites had a taste for retro
Breastfeeding does correlate with positive health outcomes, but causality hasn’t been demonstrated: better information and health care could be key, new study says
Of course, you’d have to eat half a kilo of dark chocolate a day for your daily dose, but wait for it: sugar-free cocoa pasta
Old theory had been that the misshapen, dark-colored moons were captured asteroids, new one is they’re ejected volcanic crust
The aftershocks were small but were detected by advanced seismic technology all over Eurasia, Columbia U. reports in new paper
European potatoes are shrinking because of declining rainfall in recent years and mounting temperatures: Bad news for fries eaters who will get a shorter version this year
The rough and ready, the bold and beautiful and the teen humanitarian will be appalled to learn that they don’t exist, according to new data
Archaeologists pumping groundwater out of a temple in Aswan found a small sandstone sphinx in terrific condition
Archaeologists also suspect ancient robbery: New finds in underground part of the city include a Roman casserole dish that had no business being there
At some point the sea snails found 7,500 meters beneath Pacific surface will get real nomenclature, but for now science just calls them Pink, Purple and Blue
The stone with the elaborate hashtag, drawn using the world’s first pencil 73,000 years ago, was found in the same layer with shell beads and abstract engravings
Why Persia’s Xerxes armed his soldiers with images of fruit on their spears, rather than spikes, and other pomegranate facts
Only America and Israel can lay claim to achieving technological leadership, but nothing that has changed the world came out of Israel