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Prof. Boaz Lerner of Ben-Gurion University uses a new platform for predicting ALS disease progressio
Investigational drug proven to prolong survival of ALS patients - study

The median overall survival for all CENTAUR study participants being administered AMX0035 was 6.5 months longer than the group originally randomized to placebo.

Coronavirus exposure risk on airplanes very low, US defense study finds

The study estimated that to receive an infectious dose, a passenger would need to fly 54 hours on a plane with an infectious person.

By REUTERS
15/10/2020
2,000-year-old dates: Yummy!

A “lucky guess” combined with dogged persistent science, including warming, careful hydration and enzymatic fertilizer to recreate an ancient fruit.

By SHLOMO MAITAL
15/10/2020
Ariel University
Ariel U. study rejected because author refused to remove 'written in Israel'

An activist group asked the journal to change the address to say "Ariel University, illegal Israeli settlement of Ariel, Occupied Palestinian Territory."

05/10/2020
First ever photo of a blackhole
Black hole photo bolsters Einstein's theory of general relativity

Einstein's theory just got a whole lot harder to beat.

COVID-19: Asymptomatic children can still spread coronavirus, study shows

Overall, the results showed that even after no longer exhibiting symptoms, children remained infectious for weeks.

Bee
Social distancing in animals sheds light on its true efficiency

Animals deploy various cues to indicate the need for social distancing after identifying sick individuals, some rather complex.

Willingness to comply with social distance relies on working memory

Decision-making processes are easier for people with higher working memory capacity, potentially leading to an increased willingness to comply with social distancing.

09/08/2020
PhD student Anna Terem takes part in a research study at Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Memory triggering increases chance of drug addiction relapse - Hebrew U.

The research backs the claim that in the process of recovery from drug addiction, distancing oneself from contextual cues attached to drug use is imperative.

23/07/2020
How much do masks actually protect us from coronavirus?

Scarves, which reduced infection risk by 44% after 30 seconds and 24% after 20 minutes, and similarly effective cotton t-shirts are only slightly better than wearing no mask at all.

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