In yet more signs of the Muslim world’s regression back into the Dark Ages, the editor-in-chief for the Science and Technology journal in Turkey – traditionally known as a very modern, secular state – has apparently been fired for daring to publish a cover story on Evolution. Der Spiegel has an interview with Cigdem Atakuman, […]
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Yet another reason to boycott Israel. Israeli ingenuity and invention could potentially produce a global revolution in solar electricity generation. The solar energy market has generally been divided into photovoltaic (PV) solar power and large-scale solar thermal power plants – until now. Aora Solar, part of the E.D.I.G. Group, has developed a small-scale hybrid solar […]
A little break from politics and stories of Jew hating to celebrate the end of IAW… Is it possible to learn German in just days? Linguistic savant Daniel Tammet managed to do so in the course of a week. Using his own special technique, the 30-year-old, who has a mild form of autism, has learned […]
From Israel21c.org: For millions of Americans with cancer, the side effects of chemotherapy and other drugs used to treat the disease can be devastating. But new drug-delivery research from Israel based on nano- and microtechnology might provide much-needed relief, and more effective cancer treatment. The new drug delivery technology, developed at Tel Aviv University, enables […]
Steven Weinberg, Nobel Prize winner in physics, speaking at debate entitled “This house believes Israeli actions are justified” at Trinity College Dublin yesterday evening.
Posted in Science on Feb 4th, 2009
abc.net.au reports: A chemical compound known to control mood in humans is also responsible for transforming solitary locusts into a ravenous swarm, according to a team of British and Australian researchers. [..] Normally, locusts actively avoid other locusts, but if they are crammed together in a small space, it triggers swarming behaviour within a couple […]