Tag archive for ‘phenomenon’
Jewish Business News On Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Why do zebras have stripes?

One of nature’s fascinating questions is how zebras got their stripes. A team of life scientists led by UCLA’s Brenda Larison has found at least part of the answer: The amount and intensity of striping More...

Eli Horn On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Russia’s Capital and Investment Outflows Reach Unprecedented Levels

According to data from the Russian Central Bank, the country’s capital outflows totaled $151 billion in 2014, an amount that was not only higher than the $61 billion in 2013 but even higher than the $133.6 More...

Eli Horn On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Watch: Andrew Weil’s ‘True Food’ Phenomenon Blends Fine Dining, Nutrition

Dr. Andrew Weil is at the forefront of a restaurant revolution that seeks to fuse nutritious food and fine dining. The Harvard-educated doctor’s bestselling books have introduced many to the philosophy of More...

Eli Horn On Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Report: Switzerland Should Learn from Stanley Fischer’s Currency Moves

Rather than buying euros in order to keep the exchange rate at a minimum of 1.2 francs, the Swiss National Bank (SNB) should have emulated Stanley Fischer’s moves at the Bank of Israel and not set a More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, January 19th, 2015

Study: People Can Be Convinced They Committed Crimes that Never Happened

Evidence from some wrongful-conviction cases suggests that suspects can be questioned in ways that lead them to falsely believe in and confess to committing crimes they didn’t actually commit. New research More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

What Fun: CyActive Releasess List of 5 Worst Malwares for 2014

CyActive, an Israeli predictive cyber security company, has released its “Cyber Security’s Infamous Five of 2014″ list of the five greatest malware threats for the year. This report could not More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, December 15th, 2014

Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience: Patient Recovers from Traumatic Brain Injury Using Mild Depressant

A patient who had suffered a traumatic brain injury unexpectedly recovered full consciousness after the administration of midazolam, a mild depressant drug of the GABA A agonists family. This resulted in the More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, December 8th, 2014

Hungary Acknowledges Own Jewish Geniuses, Frames Scientific Cooperation with Israel

The Hungarian-Israeli Scientific Society was formally established at Bar-Ilan University this week to promote scientific cooperation between the two countries. Bar-Ilan University President Professor Daniel More...

Tibi Singer On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Massive, Silent Flash over Russia’s Ural Mountains Stumps Scientists

The Dark skies in the Sverdlovsk region near Ekaterinburg, Russia, turned bright orange for about ten seconds on November 14. Locals captured the enormous blast on many smartphones, and scientists are More...

Associated Press On Friday, November 7th, 2014

APNewsBreak: Jihadis on cruise ships to Syria 

Would-be jihadi fighters are increasingly booking tickets on cruise ships to join extremists in battle zones in Syria and Iraq, hoping to bypass stepped-up efforts to thwart them in neighboring Turkey,  More...

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