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  • Cannabis could have a role in treating obesity-related fatty liver disease, according to a Hebrew University project that has been awarded funding by a UK-Israeli startup.
  • "The power of energy to influence politics, which was a powerful force in the 1970s, is much weaker these days, for better or for worse," Prof. Eyal Winter told Xinhua. "Despite Israel's recent discovery (of gas), it will not be able to change the policy towards Israel in the Arab world and beyond."
  • Einstein’s Nobel Prize, Theory of Relativity, Letters to Lovers and Vinyl Record Collection on Display at First-Ever Asia Exhibit.
  • Israeli research studies reveal that the same electromagnetic frequencies used for crowd control weapons form the foundation of the latest network – branded as 5G – that will tie together more than 50 billion devices as part of the Internet of Things.
  • Hebrew University's Dr. Yuval Tabach is working to decipher the secrets of the genetic code and, among other things, find a cure for cancer. More specifically, together with researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Dr. Tabach and Doron Stupp, a Ph.D. student on his team, have been recently working to map the “controllers” in the cancer genome.
  • Christianity Today has ranked a Dead Sea Scrolls cave discovery, made in part by Liberty University professor Dr. Randall Price and students and faculty, in collaboration with Hebrew University, as No. 6 on its list of Top 10 Discoveries of 2017 for Biblical Archaeology.
  • Demographers say that Israel’s population is growing at a rate far higher than average for developed countries due both to a high birth rate and because of emigration. According to Professor Emeritus Sergio Della Pergola, a former chairman of the Herman Institute of Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, “if we consider only the part of the country from Beer Sheva northward, Israel has the highest population density in the Western world.
  • About 40% of patients with low-risk bladder cancer can be put into a "very-low-risk" category characterized by younger patient age, smaller tumors, and a lower recurrence rate than patients with larger tumors, according to researchers.


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