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An injured Israeli soldier is evacuated by helicopter from near the Israeli border with Gaza Strip on July 21, following heavy fighting. Photo by Flash90.

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 …

Hawking finds Lou Gehrig’s Disease research in Israel

Professor Stephen Hawking talks to scientists at Tel Aviv University where he presented a lecture on the origins of the world.World renowned Cambridge University theoretical physicist professor Stephen Hawking may have arrived in Israel last week to give lectures and …