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Nationwide coronavirus antibody test in Israel to assess herd immunity and vulnerability to 2nd wave

Israel, whose aggressive response to the coronavirus has held its fatality rate to a fraction of those of the United ...
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Palm trees grown from 2,000-year-old date seeds reinforce existence of ancient Judea’s ‘sophisticated’ crop domestication culture

In ancient times, the region of Judea was known for its plump, delicious dates, which delighted the palates of classical ...
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Succulents for dinner? Heat-tolerant ‘sea beans’ may become important food source as climate change accelerates

In southern Israel’s stifling heat, rows of salicornia, commonly known as sea asparagus or sea beans, grow under translucent tarps, ...
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From lab-grown burgers to 3D printed steak, here’s why alternative meat is mainstream in 2019

As the sustainability agenda rises in the food industry, innovators are increasingly looking at ways of swapping out meat for ...
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Meet the Israeli start-ups aiming to make earth-friendly steak in the laboratory

Several Israeli start-ups have joined a handful of companies around the globe trying to develop lab-grown meat, something they see ...
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Viewpoint: Why we must be wary of grandiose claims about a low-cost, universal cancer cure

An Israeli company claims they will likely perfect a cure for all cancer in the next year. There are many ...
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Personalized medicine, big data could lead to better control of our own health

At Singularity University’s Exponential Medicine conference in San Diego ... Dr. Ran Balicer, director of the Clalit Research Institute in Israel, painted a ...
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Teaching of evolution under siege in Turkey, Israel and India

In recent weeks there have been alarming reports from both Israel and Turkey of Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution being erased from school curriculums ...
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Beta Israel reconsidered: Defending the Israelite ancestry of Ethiopian Jews

Ethiopian Jews are often portrayed in modern media and in some academic texts as having no true ancient ancestral connection ...