Bar-Ilan U. (Israel): Grape Pips Reveal Collapse of Ancient Economy in the Grip of Plague and Climate Change

While we all try to understand the new reality imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, many look to the past for historical precedents such as...

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Les données ont permis d'établir une cartographie de l'état hydrique des vignes dans le temps et l'espace © Helman et al.

(Français) Bar-Ilan, Volcani, Ariel (Israël) : un satellite pour surveiller en temps réel l’état hydrique des parcelles de vigne

Lianas—woody vines, including grapes—are structural parasites. Climbing on their hosts to get to the sunlight means lianas can spend less energy supporting themselves, devoting...

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De d. à g. : Aviel Boag, Omri Peer, Lior Hadassi, Ohad Nir, Dor Metzer, Noam Ta Shma et Lev Radzivilovsky

(Français) Olympiades universitaires de mathématiques (IMC) : Israël 1er, Polytechnique (France) 41ème

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Pr Cyrille J. Cohen

Bar-Ilan University: Who Tells the Immune System to Slow Down?

The primary task of the immune system is to defend the body against viruses, cancer cells and other pathogens.  T cells, a group of white blood...

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Bar-Ilan and Ariel Universities (Israel): Seven seconds of Spiderman viewing yields a 20% phobia symptom reduction

As the Marvel Avenger Endgame premieres in movie theaters this week, two Israeli researchers are revealing that exposure to Spiderman and Antman movie excerpts...

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(Français) Le Technion et l’université Bar-Ilan vont faire équipe pour la recherche sur les transports intelligents

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Basil infected with downy mildew. Photo courtesy of the lab of Bar-Ilan University Prof. Yigal Cohen and Genesis Seeds

Israeli scientists save pesto with fungus-resistant basil

First-of-its-kind sweet basil cultivar is resistant to downy mildew, a severe global epidemic affecting basil plants. Sweet basil, a favorite culinary herb under attack...

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Structure schématique d’un neurone. Les flèches rouges indiquent le sens de progression de l’influx nerveux (crédits : Farish)

Bar-Ilan University: Great Minds May Think Alike, But All Minds Look Alike

Though humans differ widely in their congenital abilities, a newly-discovered brain learning mechanism has led researchers to reveal an origin of the identical spectrum...

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