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Company to provide shock-absorbing wheelchairs for U.S. veterans

The chairs ease users over rough terrain, ensuring better performance and a smoother ride.

Can pretending to be Einstein actually make you smarter?

Scientists made a virtual reality Einstein body to see if it changed people's intelligence.

Here’s what face you search for when you look into a crowd

Scientists set out to figure out what we notice, and it reveals something about what's important to us.

Israeli tech helps rescuers find lost soccer team in Thailand cave

'We haven't thought about nothing – just to save those kids' lives,' said Israeli entrepreneur Uzi Hanuni.

Episode 7: Brian Blum, book author and business reporter

The story behind the Israeli startup that had an audacious plan to revolutionize the electric car industry.

98 people needed to survive 6,000-year journey to new planet

Harvard scientist offers alluring alternative option: 'Carry their DNA blueprints and reconstruct them over there.'

Episode 5: Roni Grosz, curator of the Albert Einstein Archives

Find out what it's like taking care of the legacy of the world's most famous genius.

Here's how to listen to a podcast

Heard about podcasts, but not exactly sure what they are? Here's what you need to know to start listening to one in under 5 minutes.

Scientists invent way to put a real soccer match on your desk

The World Cup may soon make the leap from your television and onto the dining room table.

Mole rats are uncovering your ancient history

The fuzzy critters are now being used by some archaeologists on digs.

Why your boss shouldn't complain if you browse Facebook at work

A new study explores whether 'cyberloafing' is a problematic waste of company time or simply something to do when you're bored.

Episode 1: Avi Loeb, Harvard astronomer and alien hunter

In the debut episode of 'Our Friend from Israel,' we chat with Dr. Avi Loeb about why he's searching for aliens and a new Earth for humans.

Google is upgrading its version of Siri – and it sounds just like us

The tech giant is promising a real human experience with its new Duplex system.

Physicist reveals science secrets of 'Star Wars' in new book

Georgetown professor explores the science behind the Jedi Force, lightsabers and the Death Star.

There’s a neuron in your brain, and it’s named after Jennifer Aniston

This is what happens when you watch too much television, America.