Science

How does your brain change in the spring?

Your psychology and behavior change with the weather. Do you know how to make the most of these changes?

Israeli company to donate 10 million tablets of potential coronavirus remedy to the U.S.

The drug, approved by the FDA for other uses, could arrive by the end of March.

World's top math prize goes to 2 retired professors

This is the first time that a teacher from the Einstein Institute of Mathematics has won the prestigious award.

Quiz: How much do you know about handshakes?

Shaking hands is surprisingly different across cultures and eras.

8 Israeli women who are changing the world

In honor of International Women's Day, we salute the women who teach and inspire us every day.

Israeli scientists: We have developed a coronavirus vaccine

Four years of research on chickens with the disease led to the discovery. 'It's totally game-changing,' CEO says in exclusive interview.

The surprising reason we choose one Airbnb over another

A new study looks at the psychology behind our travel decisions – and how often we use photos to make them.

Ancient date plants grow from 2,000-year-old seeds in Israel

The crop was praised for its plumpness, sweetness and healing properties, but went extinct centuries ago.

Want good sex? Donate to Dr. Ruth's scholarship fund

The famed sex therapist made a cheeky promise upon learning she's getting an honorary degree from Israel's Ben-Gurion University.

Expert reveals secret to keeping New Year's resolutions

Following this technique is scientifically proven to make you stick with them longer.

Scientists believe that plants scream when they’re stressed

One experiment showed a plant that let out a distress call when its stem was cut.

When daydreaming becomes a disorder

The professor who discovered maladaptive daydreaming says the condition sometimes begins as a means of coping with depression, loneliness and social anxiety.

Israeli startup succeeds where Theranos failed

FDA approves use of a toaster-sized machine that can conduct a complex blood test with a simple finger prick.

Science confirms: The healing power of touch is real

New study shows that couples' breathing and heart rates sync up, and pain decreases, when they hold hands.

Failure is not the great learning tool we all think it is

Conventional wisdom has always said that failure is a great teacher. Science may say otherwise.