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Dr. Lobel collecting samples from Ebola survivors in Uganda.

Bedouin genetic defect identified by Israeli scientists

The findings “open a new field of research into these common neurodegenerative diseases.”A gene prevalent in a Bedouin tribe in southern Israel that causes a severe hereditary neuro-degenerative disease has been identified by a Ben-Gurion University of the Negev research …

Antibiotic substitute developed by Israeli researchers

The Technion team used a fatty acid to activate the peptide so it acts specifically against Pseudonomas bacteria, which usually causes lung infections.Two recent Israeli studies are shedding new light on fighting bacteria using antibiotics. In the first, researchers at …