John R. Platt

Meet 'E-Man,' the superhero inspired by Albert Einstein

Find out the remarkable story behind the cult comic book that has kept readers coming back for more than 40 years.

Einstein gets graphic in new biography

A new comic book dives into the depths of the famed physicist's life and science.

What did Batman and Einstein have in common?

The Dark Knight and the Father of Relativity were both superheroes in their own right.

When Superman met Einstein: A history of Albert Einstein’s comic book appearances

The beloved father of relativity has appeared alongside Superman, Captain America and quite a few other heroes over the years.

Eureka! Student creates free online software for genetics research

Sagi Abelson's Eureka-DMA program gives a graphical representation of gene test results.

Once near extinction, rare fish swims again in Israeli river

Just a few years ago the Yarkon bream was extinct in the wild. Now it is thriving.

Cloudy with a chance of cell service

The electromagnetic signals between cell towers could be used to measure rainfall, snow and fog.

The breath test that saves: Electronic nose detects lung cancer

Lung cancer threatens a person's ability to breathe, but a simple breath test could also diagnose it.

Universities in Connecticut and Israel team up to study clean energy

Students and faculty from the University of Connecticut and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology will swap places to present ongoing research.

5 cool new robot inventions

From fixing your spine to protecting your crops, these robot inventions are the next big wave of technological innovation.

Human evolution reveals clue to solving modern illnesses

Researchers say turning genes on and off in the human brain could be a clue to preventing Alzheimer's and other conditions.

Why do children in Israel have fewer peanut allergies?

An Israeli peanut allergy study suggests that giving peanut products to children at an early age may reduce the risk of allergic reactions.

Students combine video game and GPS tech to help the blind

Tech to help the blind has been the focus of recent student projects. See how Microsoft's Kinect technology can help the blind navigate with sound cues.

Researchers find protein that may help reverse Alzheimer's

A protein shows promise to reverse Alzheimer's effects in mice, researchers at Tel Aviv University say. The protein blocks plaque accumulation in the brain.

New research could help the blind 'see' colors and shapes

Sensory substitution devices, researched in pioneering work out of Hebrew University of Jerusalem, could be affordable aids for the visually impaired.