Justin Timberlake joins the 'celebrity namesake' club

Farmers bestowed the pop star with a unique honor – they named a melon after him.

Universities to build $300M nanotechnology center

Tel Aviv University and Tsinghua University announce the XIN center, a $300 million project to research nanotechnology and other emerging fields.

List of new global 'it' cities holds some surprises

These global 'it' cities that you might want to call home include some unexpected cities where the luxury real estate market is on the rise.

Maternal instinct found in dads, too

Maternal instinct may need to be renamed parental instinct, as a new study suggests parenting changes the brains of fathers in the same way as mothers.

Underwater camera sees above the surface without distortion

An underwater camera that can capture images of the surface from below, with minimal distortion, was developed at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.

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.

3D printing helps ease costs of blood recycling machines

Blood recycling machines are becoming more affordable, thanks to 3D printing. The technology makes blood recycling machines less expensive to prototype.

Rolling Stones keyboardist calls first trip to Israel 'incredible'

Chuck Leavell talks about the food, the fans and more.

New brain helmet effective in treating depression

A brain helmet device for treating depression is becoming more widespread in the United States. Learn about Brainsway's brain helmet depression treatment.

Travel app lets you send digital postcards to friends and family

A private travel app, Intimate City lets users share their travel experience with a select group, while getting information about the places they visit.

New technology could vastly improve smartphone cameras

Dual-lens smartphone cameras may be on the way. An Israeli firm's new technology could vastly improve the quality of smartphone-camera images.

Countries bid to host games in 2020 Euro soccer tournament

Soccer's 2020 European Championship is still six years away, but countries are lining up and bidding to host games in the highly-anticipated tournament.

Study reveals bilingual people are faster thinkers

Bilingual adults are better able to create complex ideas, solve problems, and quickly move between sets of thoughts, according to a new study.

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.

Self-recorded reality series 'Connected' coming to AOL

The 'Connected' reality series will be AOL's first foray into long-form programming. Learn about AOL's plans for launching the 'Connected' reality series.