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Can Quantum Mechanics cure the flu?

Three physicists – one from the from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and two others from Michigan State University- say the Quantum Mechanics theory may hold the cure for the common cold. In a report released by the Hebrew University …

World’s oldest human remains in Israel

Eight ancient teeth dating back 400,000 years, found in a cave in Israel, could now rewrite the history of modern man. Prof. Avi Gopher and Dr. Ran Barkai of Tel Aviv University’s Department of Archeology made the finds while digging …

Talk to the animals

During the second Lebanon War, many Israelis in the rocket-battered north and south refused to evacuate their homes. For many of these householders, it wasn’t a desire to keep their property safe that kept them at risk in the danger …

Israel’s first eco-friendly road

The Israel National Roads Company has paved Israel’s first eco-friendly road. Just over half a mile of road was paved with an experimental blend of asphalt and rubber pellets from 1,900 ground-up used tires. The paved section, deemed “experimental,” is …

Largest natural gas reserve discovered in Israel

A natural gas reserve worth an estimated $95 billion has been discovered off the coast of Israel, it was announced yesterday by US company Noble Energy. The discovery, based on preliminary results of production tests received in the last few …

Israeli soccer giant dies of injuries

Avi Cohen, Israel’s first international soccer star to play in England’s top flight league, passed away in a Tel Aviv hospital yesterday, after succumbing to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident last week. He had been in a coma since …

Full strawberry genome produced

In a collaborative effort involving 74 researchers from 38 research institutes, scientists from Israel’s Weizmann Institute have produced the full genome of a wild strawberry plant. Drs. Asaph Aharoni and Avital Adato of the Weizmann Institute’s Plant Sciences Department were …

Israeli tech is new Hollywood hero

Mimicking techniques used to map human DNA, researchers in Israel have developed a method that detects pirated clips. The discovery could help to stem the billions of dollars worth of lost revenue caused by people downloading television shows and movies …

Leviev leases space in Times Square

AFI USA, a unit of Israeli billionaire Lev Leviev’s-controlled Africa-Israel Investments last week leased 28,000 square feet in the old New York Times Building to US nationwide fashion chain Daffy’s. The company did not disclose the terms of the lease, …

EL AL to screen films from Tel Aviv U

EL AL to screen films from Tel Aviv U

A new agreement between El Al Airlines and the award-winning Department of Film and Television at Tel Aviv University (TAU) has added short films by TAU students to El Al’s in-flight entertainment. The airline believes this agreement is the first …