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7 intriguing things you didn't know about the Dead Sea

This super-salty lake has a long history and is a source of awe around the world. Here are some things you didn't know about the Dead Sea.

Exploring Eilat's beautiful Coral Reef Nature Reserve

This protected marine ecosystem teems with life.

New sensor gives plants ability to 'drink' when thirsty

Israeli startup Common-Sensor, Ltd. , has created a smart water sensor that essentially empowers plants to turn on the tap when they're thirsty.

23 gorgeous flowers at the Jerusalem Botanical Gardens

From the desert rose to the winter iris, the gardens feature breathtaking blossoms year-round.

8 eye-popping gardens from around the world

Want to add some of the world's most beautiful gardens to your bucket list? Take a visual tour of these beautiful gardens from around the globe.

5 of the world's most wonderful waterfalls

These breathtaking falls range from soothing and tranquil to majestic and thrilling.

Dead Sea fungus could revolutionize saline agriculture

A Dead Sea fungus that thrives in salinity was discovered. Studying the fungus could eventually help grow crops in desert and high-salt environments.

Israel's 10 most beautiful birds

Beautiful birds are numerous in Israel. These stunning photos showcase some of the most spectacular and beautiful birds of Israel.

Massive landfill transforming into 2,000-acre park

Ariel Sharon Park is being built around a former garbage mound. The massive landfill will be converted into one of the world's largest parks by 2020.

New 'summer garlic' species discovered

A newly discovered garlic plant is under threat from grazing cows, say scientists. Learn about the newly discovered garlic strain known as summer garlic.

International bird-watching competition converges on southern Israel

Teams competing in Champions of the Flyway spotted nearly 250 bird species during a 24-hour period.

Don’t you wish you could fly somewhere warm?

This time of year in Israel 500 million birds representing 530 species fly overhead. Take a look at the merry migration. No binoculars necessary.

Israeli artist creates beauty from germs

Israeli artist Nurit Bar-Shai creates abstract portraits using close-up images of petri dishes.

BioBee puts bugs to work for your produce

Israeli company devises a way to reduce chemical pesticides in farming.