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Genetic disorder causes strokes, vascular inflammation in kids

National Institutes of Health researchers have identified gene variants that cause a rare syndrome of sporadic fevers, skin rashes and recurring strokes, beginning early...

New treatment proposed to prevent devastating intestinal inflammation mucositis in cancer...

Experimental work pointing to a therapy for alleviating mucositis -- a common, severe side effect of chemotherapy and irradiation of cancer patients or patients...

Archaeologists pinpoint date when domesticated camels arrived in Israel

Camels are mentioned as pack animals in the biblical stories of Abraham, Joseph, and Jacob. But archaeologists have shown that camels were not domesticated...

Israelis find reeaaaally old fireplace hearth

It's generally reckoned that early man "discovered" fire somewhere around a million years ago, but it's still unclear when he began to control and...

When the job search becomes a blame game

MIT professor’s book explores how white-collar job hunters in the U.S. blame themselves unnecessarily — and suffer as a result — when they cannot...

Found: One of Civilization’s Oldest Wine Cellars?

A team of American and Israeli researchers has unearthed what could be the largest and oldest wine cellar in the Near East. The group made...

Sending multiple sclerosis up in smoke

Multiple sclerosis is an inflammatory disease in which the immune system attacks the nervous system. The result can be a wide range of debilitating...

Vaccination and the Gentle Art of Persuasion

Controversy about the risks of measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines has been rumbling in the United States for years — and now it's Israel's...

Teen driver music preferences increase errors and distractibility

Teens listening to their preferred music while driving commit a greater number of errors and miscalculations, according to a new study from Ben-Gurion University...

Champion nano-rust for producing solar hydrogen

Water and some nano-structured iron oxide is all it takes to produce bubbles of solar hydrogen. EPFL and Technion scientists just discovered the champion...

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