Tag archive for ‘researchers’
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...

Reggie Reiner On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Israeli Archaeologists Discover 55, 000 Year Old Skull

A team of researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Tel Aviv University and the Israel Antiquities Authority reported in the new issue of Nature Magazine “one of the most important discoveries More...

Helmsley Charitable Trust Supports BGU Robotics Research

Trustees of the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, Sandor Frankel and Walter Panzirer from the United States, have made a visit to Ben Gurion University to see the robotics research conducted More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

TAU Researchers Identify Potential Weapon against Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Antibiotic-resistant infections are on the rise, foiling efforts to reduce death rates in developing countries where uncontrolled use of antibiotics and poor sanitation run amok. The epidemic of “superbugs, More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Researchers Develop Method to Induce Human Hair Growth Using Stem Cells

In a new study from Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, researchers have used human pluripotent stem cells to generate new hair. The study represents the first step toward the development of a cell-based More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Crude conspiracy theories could be right

Researchers have for the first time provided strong evidence for what conspiracy theorists have long thought — oil is often the reason for interfering in another country’s war   Researchers have More...

TAU Study Explains Mistakes in Weather Forecasting

A new study from researchers at Tel Aviv University explains why sometimes the weather experts get it wrong. This is especially significant today given how little of the expected snow actually fell on New York More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

UVA Engineers Develop Drones that Fend Off Cyber Attacks

The University of Virginia is stepping up its development of drones with new technology that has successfully detected and thwarted cyber attacks on unmanned aerial systems, a report said. Engineering researchers More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

MRI Scans Reveal Violent Psychopathic Offenders’ Brains Can’t Understand Punishment

Psychopathic violent offenders have abnormalities in the parts of the brain related to learning from punishment, according to an MRI study led by Sheilagh Hodgins and Nigel Blackwood. “One in five violent More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

International Study: Girls Better than Boys in Academic Achievement Everywhere

Considerable attention has been paid to how boys’ educational achievements in science and math compare to girls’ accomplishments in those areas, often leading to the assumption that boys outperform More...

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