Oil spill Israel's 'biggest ecological disaster'
A pipeline leak in southern Israel last week has caused the country's biggest environmental disaster, an energy expert said Monday, after estimates of the size of the spillage were raised.
Oil spill threatens Israel nature reserve
A major pipeline leak has caused oil to gush into the Arava desert in southern Israel, threatening a protected nature reserve, officials said Thursday.
Archeologists unearth 3,300 year old complex in Israel
Cargomatic's mobile technology connects truckers to freight and people nearby
Truckers who own their vehicles loathe trips with an empty truck bed. But when Mishael Israel faced the money-sapping bind on a recent morning, he had a solution. An Uber-style solution.
Crime rates may fluctuate depending on authority in charge
In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court forced California to deal with the massive overcrowding in its prison system. The resulting reform shifted administrative and budgetary responsibility for low-level criminals from the state ...
Hebrew University 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 Cave Research ...
Cordilleran terrane collage
In the August 2014 issue of Lithosphere, Steve Israel of the Yukon Geological Survey and colleagues provide conclusions regarding the North American Cordillera that they say "are provocative in that they b ...
Israelis flock to apps as Gaza rocket alerts multiply
The barrage of rocket fire from Gaza has not just triggered a rush for shelters, but has also sent Israelis scrambling to download applications to help cope with the frequent alerts.
Hackers take over Israel army Twitter account
Internet hackers briefly took over an Israeli army Twitter account, the military said Friday, posting an alarming message that a nuclear facility had been hit by rocket fire.
Israeli's chemical scanner could change shopping
An Israeli inventor has created a scanner that he says could change the way we shop and take care of ourselves—by reading the chemical makeup of foods, drugs and other items we use.
Israel joins key EU research programme
Israel on Sunday signed a key European-funded scientific research programme despite guidelines barring funding to settlement-linked projects, officials said.
Israel solves water woes with desalination
After experiencing its driest winter on record, Israel is responding as never before—by doing nothing.
Israeli, Chinese universities to collaborate (Update)
Two top universities from Israel and China announced Monday that they are starting a $300 million research project focused on nanotechnologies, the latest move in booming ties between the Jewish state and the Asian giant.
Israeli team designs prosthetic fin to save turtle
A badly injured sea turtle's prospects are looking up—thanks to a new prosthetic fin designed by an Israeli team and modeled after the wings of a U.S. fighter jet.