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50,000 years ago, the Negev desert was home to consorting humans and Neanderthals

50,000 years ago, the Negev desert was home to consorting humans and Neanderthals

Idan Zonshine | Jerusalem Post | 
A recent reexamining of artifacts from the Boker Tachtit archaeological excavation site in Israel’s central Negev desert has found that ...
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Fossilized eggs suggest that dinosaurs were ‘decisively’ warm-blooded

Rossella Tercatin | Jerusalem Post | 
The mysteries surrounding dinosaurs have fascinated generations of scholars and lay people alike. A group of Israeli scientists, led by ...
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Biotech marijuana: Israeli startups aim to breed cannabis plant that’s easier to cultivate

Idan Zonshine | Jerusalem Post | 
Israeli medical cannabis company Cann10 has signed an agreement to team up with Israeli biotech company Epigenetics to form Cann10 ...
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Using DNA to store information: All of YouTube’s data could be held ‘in a single teaspoon’

Leon Sverdlov | Jerusalem Post | 
Researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa and the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) in Herzliya have significantly optimized the process ...
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Why autism genes persist in human gene pool

Judy Siegel-Itzkovich | Jerusalem Post | 
It has been suspected for some time that numerous defective genes are responsible for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) but now, ...
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