Science

Israeli researchers say Sodom salt cave is world's longest

Mar 28, 2019

Israeli researchers say labyrinth-like cavern on shores of Dead Sea is world's longest salt cave

Kenyan who gave earnings to poor wins $1M teacher prize

Mar 24, 2019

A Kenyan teacher from a remote village who gave away most of his earnings to poor students has won a highly competitive $1 million global prize that honors one exceptional educator a year

UAE says its first astronaut going into space in September

Feb 25, 2019

United Arab Emirates announces first astronaut from Gulf Arab nation will go into space in September

Academic: Very few climate change doubters, issue now action

Feb 20, 2019

A prominent American economist says there are "very few" people who still doubt climate change

Northern Red Sea coral reefs may survive a hot, grim future

Feb 20, 2019

As the outlook for coral reefs across a warming planet grows grimmer than ever, scientists in Israel have discovered a rare glimmer of hope

First private Israel lunar mission to be launched this week

Feb 18, 2019

A nonprofit Israeli consortium hopes to make history this week by launching the first private aircraft to land on the moon

Archaeologists discover ancient workshop in Egypt's Sinai

Feb 12, 2019

Egypt says archaeologists have uncovered an ancient workshop used to build and repair ships that dates back to the Ptolemaic era (332 B.C.-30 B.C.) in the Sinai Peninsula

Harrison Ford knocks Trump, others who 'denigrate science'

Feb 12, 2019

Harrison Ford pleads for protecting world oceans while calling out Trump, others who 'deny or denigrate science'

Canadian author, Reporters Without Borders get Israeli prize

Feb 7, 2019

Canadian academic Michael Ignatieff, Reporters Without Borders among winners of Israel's prestigious Dan David Prize

Report: Fire in Iranian space center kills 3 scientists

Feb 3, 2019

Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency is reporting that a fire in the country's space research center has killed three scientists

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