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If you’re reading this story on your smartphone, you’ll probably forget it

By | 2022-01-24T12:09:08+00:00 January 24th, 2022|Health|

Having difficulty remembering information? Size might matter for you. Larger pictures are remembered better than small ones, regardless of resolution, Israeli researchers discover. Size might also affect the way we remember texts

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Israel wants to plant more trees to combat climate change, but just cut down 300,000 of them

By | 2022-01-23T03:46:37+00:00 January 23rd, 2022|Health|

Urban renewal plans see mature trees of great environmental import cut down across Israel, and activists warn of long-term damage

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Ants prefer a ‘democratic system,’ scientists from Israel discover

By | 2022-01-18T14:46:52+00:00 January 18th, 2022|Health|

In experiments with ants conducted by scientists at the Weizmann Institute, the majority group was seen to compromise with the minority in order to preserve unity − the first time behavior of this kind has been documented in the animal kingdom

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Fourth COVID shot ‘only partially effective against omicron,’ initial Israeli findings suggest

By | 2022-01-17T16:38:37+00:00 January 17th, 2022|Health|

Israeli researchers identify rise in antibody levels in people administered a second booster of the Pfizer COVID vaccine, but not enough to block the omicron variant

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One round too much: The catastrophic state of Israel’s fighters in the COVID boxing ring

By | 2022-01-17T11:58:20+00:00 January 17th, 2022|Health|

From psychologists to respiratory technicians: The fifth COVID wave has caught health care personnel in hospitals and clinics in a state of unbearable devastation - emotionally, physically and financially. 'We all suffer from trauma and post-trauma – b...

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Israeli physicists create thought-provoking model for material that never melts

By | 2022-01-16T10:21:42+00:00 January 16th, 2022|Health|

The model describing a material where order doesn’t disappear as heat is applied also has implications for our understanding of the early universe

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COVID in Israel: Serious cases rise, as shorter isolation goes into effect

By | 2022-01-13T07:30:04+00:00 January 13th, 2022|Health|

Unvaccinated elderly are 15 times more likely to get serious ill, according to data from Israel's Health Ministry ■ COVID carriers in Israel now have to isolate for seven days rather than 10

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Facial recognition isn’t in fact only a ‘human’ ability

By | 2022-01-11T16:33:03+00:00 January 11th, 2022|Health|

It had been assumed that humans recognize faces thanks to their humongous brains, but Israeli scientists discovered that our most primitive brain parts are involved as well. Enter the crocodile

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