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Researchers have built a model according to which the mass of the Higgs boson, which helps produce the mass of elementary particles, changed in the early universe, and is therefore much smaller than the standard model of particle physics describes
Theater researchers examined the reception of the Haifa International Festival for Children's Plays
On the religious and cultural factors that lead to food waste in households
Researchers have characterized genes and proteins that are involved in the splicing process in the mitochondria of plants and are essential for cellular respiration and growth
Researchers analyzed historical visual sources, such as maps, paintings and aerial photographs of Jerusalem and Haifa, to examine their urban development
In interstellar molecular clouds, large molecules can form despite the non-ideal conditions prevailing there
A study examines the attitude towards Queen Esther in art, religion, literature and plays in the 16th-15th century in Italy
Researchers discovered which genes are required for each stage of cell differentiation into neural stem cells and neurons, i.e. for brain development, and which of them are involved in diseases of the nervous system
Research has confirmed that lesbians, gays and bisexuals are less likely to have children than heterosexuals, mainly due to their expectation of social stigma regarding their parenting
Integrating coping mechanisms of ecosystems makes it possible to deal with drought conditions
It turns out that the shorter a crack in brittle materials - the more resistant they are to it, which can help in the design and use of applications that are based on brittle materials
On the medium's influence (physical or online), on the effectiveness, accessibility and fairness of legal proceedings between landlords and tenants in the USA, during the Corona period
Researchers used RNA sequencing of individual cells to characterize the ways in which the corona virus spreads in the cells of the body, and in the general population
A study in immunocompromised patients found that the corona virus develops mutations while hiding in the lungs, which can help its spread in the rest of the population
On the factors that may explain changes in the rainfall regime
Researchers created a composition of nanoparticles that was able to destroy lymphoma cells in mice
Researchers examined the tourist experience in Jerusalem and discovered the moments when the emotional arousal of visitors increases - for better or for worse
The DNA analysis showed that the Canaanites were created from the mixing of populations that migrated to the southern Levant mainly from the Caucasus region (or western Iran) with ancient local populations that stayed there, a process that lasted at least 1,000 years
Researchers have built cellular models of genetic diseases such as fragile X syndrome and found the mechanism that causes them
An artificial neural network can fill in missing information in imaging images of organs such as the brain
How growth of the mineral calcium carbonate affects the carbon dioxide cycle in the waters of the Bay of Eilat, and thus the ecosystem and climate warming
Researchers have found that fulfilling a stereotype leads to a reward response in the brain and that people are even willing to give up money for it
The field of information technologies is constantly developing and regularly challenges the researchers and practitioners in the field. One of the challenges is Big Data - huge amounts of information that come from various sources, accumulate in information systems and require a huge variety of tools and technologies for their preservation, maintenance, management and retrieval
Researchers have found that the action of a "driver" in an autonomous vehicle is accepted with more forgiveness than the action of a driver in a regular vehicle
Videos about resolving long-standing conflicts made people soften their attitudes, increasing their openness towards the other side
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