Sciences

Centipede Genes Offer Evolutionary Clues

  Centipedes, those many-legged creatures that startle us in our homes and gardens, have been genetically sequenced for the first time. In a new study in the journal PLoS Biology, an international...
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“Immense Heaven”

“Immense Heaven”: Astronomers use new techniques to define galactic supercluster, map our neighborhood in space A Hebrew University of Jerusalem researcher is part of an international team of...
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HU Researchers Map Israel’s Deepest Cave

Researchers from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem have discovered the deepest cave in Israel. Located near Israel’s border with Lebanon, the cave was recently mapped by researchers from the...
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Was da Vinci Wrong?

New paradigm shows that friction and fracture are interrelated, say Hebrew University physics researchers Overturning conventional wisdom stretching all the way to Leonardo da Vinci, new Hebrew...
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Extinct types of humans

How are we different and what gave us the advantage over extinct types of humans like the Neanderthals? Jerusalem — In parallel with modern man (Homo sapiens), there were other, extinct types of...
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Can the blind ‘hear’ colors and shapes?

  Yes, show Hebrew University researchers   Jerusalem -- What if you could ‘hear’ colors? Or shapes? These features are normally perceived visually, but using sensory substitution devices...
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