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New research shines a positive light on biological stigma
What makes foraminifera species sensitive to heat?
"Super Algae" will be used to extract natural substances and medicines from the sea
The new discovery could shed light on the basic mechanisms that control sugar metabolism in other organisms, including humans.
Weizmann Institute of Science scientists have uncovered a mechanism of the immune system that helps fight Candida infections
A new study estimates that there is little basis for the hope that coral reefs at great depth will help the survival of corals in shallow waters
When did unicellular algae become so nutritious - and how the change paved the way for an evolutionary leap
A new study found that a significant decrease was observed in the amount of one of the phytoplankton species in the Gulf of Eilat.
Intestinal worm eggs discovered in toilets from that period reveal that the upper class also suffered from infectious diseases due to poor hygiene conditions
Is a new blue algae (cyanobacteria) discovered by chance in the Sea of ​​Galilee an invasive species that may harm the natural environment? Or is it actually a discovery that will enrich the ecosystem unique to the region? Israeli researchers are trying to crack the
According to Prof. Oded Beja, "From the genomic mapping we conducted, we concluded that the evolutionary origin of the genes is in algae, not in the virus, and we estimate that at some point in evolution the virus 'stolen' the genes to rhodopsins in a way that allows it
As of March, about 330 dead elephants were found in Okavango and its surroundings, the initial assumption that the elephants were killed by poachers was disproved since the elephants were not robbed. A second assumption was that the death was caused by the anthrax virus
A study by researchers at Ben Gurion University shows that increasing the photosynthetic efficiency 3 to 10 times at light intensities similar to the intensity of sunlight, which is used in conventional growing facilities, is possible
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