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Prof. Moran Bercovici, Dr. Federico Paratore, Vesna Bacheva and Dr. Govind Kaigala - Group photo via
New method of separating particles could lead to improved COVID-19 test

The finding has been hailed as “a fundamentally significant contribution to the field that only comes along every 10-20 years."

Technical Area 21 at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
New coronavirus strain more contagious than original - study

The strain was originally seen spreading in Europe, after which it spread to the rest of the world and is currently the most common strain.

A medical employee presents a smear taken at a special corona test center for public service employe
Coronavirus can survive prolonged exposure to high temperatures - study

The researchers concluded that using chemicals rather than heat to disinfect would be the best way to go.

Coronavirus travels 13 feet in the air, new study finds

An earlier study by MIT gave the virus the travel range of 23-37 feet, which the top US infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci slammed as "misleading."

Black Friday
Israeli scientists explain why Black Friday sales are a matter of survival

The brain’s “reward system” is why we find such pleasure in the perfect pair of high heels at 50% off, and still continue shopping for a matching handbag that we might not really need.

A snake is seen while a tract of the Amazon jungle burns as it is cleared by loggers and farmers in
Is the Bible right? Newly discovered fossils show snakes had legs

A new study published in Science Advances on Thursday has shed light on the life of ancient legged snakes.

Tracing the Denisovans

Israeli researchers use DNA to reveal the look of the ancient human ancestor.

TAU researchers find mechanism that regulates plant growth

"Determining the mechanisms that underlie the developmental plasticity of plants is essential for agricultural innovation," Prof. Shaul Yalovsky explained.

A prison guard stands along a corridor in Tehran's Evin prison June 13, 2006.
Dual national Iranian prisoner alleges coercion of 'forced confessions'

Jalali was arrested while on an pedagogical tour organized by Tehran University in April of 2016. He was shown on state-run television confessing to charges of "collaboration with a hostile gov't."

Medical marijuana research could make drug more effective

Cannabis oil has become a staple of medical marijuana products, vape pens, edibles and topicals, but it leaves out terpenes, which interact with neurotransmitters to relieve pain.

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