science

Israel, 18 science ministries to enhance cooperation in COVID-19 fight

Shay launches data site to help scientists work together

Life on Venus? Potential sign of alien life detected In Planet’s Clouds

"I was very surprised - stunned, in fact," said astronomer Jane Greaves of Cardiff University in Wales, lead author of the research published in the journal Nature Astronomy.

By REUTERS
15/09/2020
Elderly hand (illustrative)
Israeli revolutionary Alzheimer’s treatment to launch Phase 1 trial

The Phase I trial will specifically test ImmunoBrain Checkpoint’s proprietary antibody, IBC-Ab002, which is targeted to enhance the immune system and induce brain repair processes.

Jerusalem medtech company BrainsWay wins FDA approval to treat smoking

Using a patented coil placed inside a personalized helmet, a patient’s brain is stimulated by inductive electromagnetic fields to encourage it to change how it responds.

Flu vaccine with 24% more efficacy coming to Israel this winter

Between 70% and 80% of seasonal flu-related deaths have occurred in people 65 years and older, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions.

A simulated image of a black hole.
Black holes, thought to be too massive to collide, defy expectations

One of the black holes involved within this merger was thought to be too large to be involved in such an event, and produced a black hole which weighs about 85 times the sun.

Worker tends to systems in autonomous vehicle at Mobileye plant (REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun)
Self-organized autonomous vehicles can increase traffic flow - research

The study found that by-products may be increased traffic safety and fewer lane transitions.

02/09/2020
Israeli army Technicians carry out a diagnostic test for coronavirus in a IDF lab in central Israel
First US novel coronavirus reinfection case identified in Nevada study

The report, published online, describes a 25-year-old man living in Reno, Nevada, who tested positive for the virus in April after showing mild illness.

By REUTERS
28/08/2020
When cared for by white doctors, Black newborns are more likely to die

The mortality rate of Black newborns plunges when they are cared for by Black doctors

Penguins originate from Australia, New Zealand, new study finds

Penguins most likely originated in Australia and New Zealand 22 million years ago, before the ancestors of the emperor and king penguins relocated to Antarctica.

19/08/2020
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