By Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Virus Overheard Talking to One Another

  Viruses may be stealthy invaders, but a study at the Weizmann Institute of Science reveals a new, chatty side of some: For the first time, viruses have been found communicating with one another. This communication More...

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By Gil Tanenbaum On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Possible Cystic Fibrosis Treatment — Disease Prevalent Among Ashkenazic Jews

A new treatment for Cystic Fibrosis may have been developed by researchers in New Zealand. The disease affects a disproportionate number of Ashkenazic Jews. A study titled “Biological Function of a Polysaccharide More...

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By Jewish Business News On Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Look Into the Future: Will the Earth Still Exist 5 Billion Years From Now?

What will happen to Earth when, in a few billion years time, the Sun is a hundred times bigger than it is today? Using the most powerful radio telescope in the world, an international team of astronomers More...

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By Jewish Business News On Monday, January 9th, 2017

What Is the Origin of the Moon? Read the New Israeli Theory

    The formation of the Moon has remained something of a puzzle. A leading theory proposes a cataclysmic impact involving a Mars-sized object and a young Earth. But there are some inconsistencies with this More...

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By Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Detecting Misinformation Can Improve Your Memory Later On

  Exposure to false information about an event usually makes it more difficult for people to recall the original details, but new research suggests that there may be times when misinformation actually boosts More...

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By Jewish Business News Correspondent On Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Gut Microbiome May Hold the Cure for Autoimmune Disease

  Scientists from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston boast that they may have discovered a way to treat Autoimmune Diseases using gut bacteria found in the human body. Their study titled More...

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By Jewish Business News Correspondent On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

New Effective Ebola Vaccine Developed

  A new and effective Ebola Vaccine has been developed by scientists from from the World Health Organization and the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. The study titled “Efficacy and effectiveness More...

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By Jewish Business News On Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

You Are What You Exhale: Different Diseases Have Distinct Chemical Signature

    The ancient Greeks were right! Each disease has its own chemical signature that can be identify just by “smelling” the patient’s breath, and using artificial intelligence to analyze the More...

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By Jewish Business News On Sunday, December 18th, 2016

Israeli and Canadian Scientists Develop New Biological Pacemaker

The biological pacemaker’s whose efficacy has been demonstrated in cell cultures and rats, has been developed by researchers at the Technion- Israel Institute of Technology and Rambam Medical Center in Haifa More...

By Jewish Business News On Sunday, December 18th, 2016

Horses Use Visual and Physical Cues to Ask Humans for Help When They Are in Trouble, Study

When horses face unsolvable problems they use visual and tactile signals to get human attention and ask for help, a study by researchers from Kobe University, Japan. The study also suggests that horses modify their More...


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