Science in Israel
The Israeli delegation of high school students trained at the Technion, who returned with four medals from the Mendeleev Chemistry Olympiad held in Astana, Kazakhstan
Weizmann Institute of Science scientists revealed that a botanical relative of lettuce produces no less than 40 cannabinoids - active substances with medical potential that characterize the cannabis plant
Researchers who develop an artificial testicle that will allow infertile people to give birth to a biological child; who examine the dynamics of fasting and its consequences on diabetes and obesity; who develop innovative technologies for treatments against cancer and other diseases and more
This is one of the most prominent conclusions in the State of Science in Israel 2022 report published by the National Academy of Sciences, which was submitted today to the Knesset's Science Committee
A true environmental pioneer: Prof. Avital Gazit, a leading researcher in the field of freshwater bodies - is the recipient of the Israel Prize for Environmental Sciences and Sustainability, which is awarded this year for the first time. "I am not receiving the award for being a brilliant scientist, but for the contribution I had to preserving the environment - which my students will continue, and hopefully, their students as well"
The system from the tenth century AD, in the Islamic period is the first significant development of agriculture in the sand in human history
The Alhambra Edict signed by Ferdinand of Aragon and his wife, Queen Isabella of Castile on March 31, 1492 and prohibiting by law the Jewish settlement in Castile and Aragon, changed the face of Jewish history beyond recognition
In a statement published tonight, the heads of the universities stated that this was done "against the continuation of the legislative process that undermines the foundations of Israeli democracy and endangers its continued existence."
This is according to a new survey conducted by the Israeli Young Academy during the month of March. In the segmentation of the results by age, it can be seen that there is an increase in the chances of leaving at all ages, but it is more pronounced for younger faculty members
In the reasons for the award committee it was stated that Shashua is the ambassador of Israeli excellence, daring and creativity in the world
According to the award committee "His groundbreaking research in understanding the mechanisms of operation and degradation of batteries are used to develop advanced generations of batteries worldwide"
Israel Aerospace Industries has signed an agreement with the Weizmann Institute of Science and the Ministry of Science and Technology under which it will design, develop and build the first Israeli astronomical observation satellite
Among the signatories: Israel Prize laureates, scientists from the fields of exact sciences, medicine, humanities and social sciences and doctoral students * Earlier, members of the management of the National Academy of Sciences published a petition on the subject
As part of the program, high school students from 7 settlements in the periphery will develop and build tiny satellites and launch them into space by the end of 2024. The Ministry of Innovation, Science and Technology is investing about NIS 9 million in this program
This is one of the serious findings that emerged from the report on the state of science in Israel submitted by the National Academy of Sciences to the President of the country
The space telescope, a flagship project of the Weizmann Institute of Science and the Israel Space Agency, will be launched in 2026 and is expected to revolutionize space exploration
The SpaceIL association and the German Air and Space Center - DLR, signed a cooperation agreement for the first time
As part of the joint statement of intent, NASA is expected to contribute a linear energy transfer spectrometer, communication network support and coordination with NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. In the future, NASA is expected to participate in the selection of landing sites and in the membership of the scientific team
The President of the Association of Industrialists Ron Tomer announced at the 18th Ilan Ramon Conference held in Tel Aviv the establishment of the Space 5.0 project that will unite the companies in the new space sector
"As those who are entrusted with the research and education of the future generations of the State of Israel, we warn you that the proposed reform of the legal system could result in fatal damage to the Israeli academy," said a statement issued by the presidents of all universities in Israel