Photo Caption:
Left and middle: Impact of the extreme heatwave and drought of summer 2018, as compared to summer 2017, on fields around the town of Slagelse in Zealand, Denmark (photo: European Space Agency; CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO). Right: Danish maize field in July 2018 (photo: Janne Hansen; CC BY-NC 4.0).

BGU, Hebrew U.: Desert regions may better inform the future of global temperate zones driven by climate change

According to NASA, nineteen of the hottest years have occurred since 2000, with 2016 and 2020 tied for the hottest ever on record. This...

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Tel Aviv University and IIE: corals’ fluorescent colors are designed to serve as lure for their prey

It is a known fact that corals glow, even at a depth of 45 meters. Now, Tel Aviv University researchers have succeeded in proving...

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Bar-Ilan U., Technion, University of Haifa, and Tel Aviv U.: a new method may curb reef devastation plaguing global coral ecosystems

The world’s coral reefs are becoming extinct due to many factors such as global warming and accelerated urbanization in coastal areas, which places tremendous...

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BIG-DATA TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES CAN UNCOVER WILDLIFE SECRETS AND REDUCE THEIR CONFLICTS WITH HUMANS, INTERNATIONAL TEAM LED BY HEBREW UNIVERSITY SHOWS

Movement is ubiquitous across the natural world. All organisms move, actively or passively, regularly or during specific life stages, to meet energy, survival, reproductive...

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Haifa and TAU U. Employ Hubble Telescope to Investigate Blackholes

Prof. Doron Chelouche at the Department of Physics and the Haifa Center for Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics at University of Haifa: “This will be...

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Dr. Katy Borodkin

Tel Aviv U.: Extensive Use of Smartphones by Parents Might Damage Toddler’s Development and Have Far-Reaching Consequences

Moms devote only 25% of their attention to toddlers while browsing the Internet on the phone. Though the Research focuses mainly on mothers, the...

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Photo by Eyal Grossman.

Tel Aviv University: Plants to clean up soils

Zavit. Anyone who has seen the classic 1986 film, Little Shop of Horrors, remembers Audrey II, the talking carnivorous plant with an appetite for...

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Dr Eran Levin

(Français) Evolution : l’Université de Tel-Aviv explique pourquoi les femmes ont plus froid que les hommes

A scientific explanation for those battles over the air conditioning remote control: Researchers at Tel Aviv University’s School of Zoology offer a new evolutionary...

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