Israel’s boring company plans 90 miles of underground trains

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The idea of an Israeli subway system always seemed perilous in the height of terror attacks in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. A bus with 20 or 50 people blowing up isn't tolerable, but a mass transit system with an expected 2 million passengers per day, about 1/4 of the country's population? That's what's being planned for Israel. We imagine the terrorist threat is either under control, or we've got bigger fish to fry.

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How Much Home Loan Can I Get on 35,000 Salary?

“How much home loan am I eligible for on my salary?” is usually the first question that comes to a salaried person’s mind when they plan to buy a house. A loan for purchasing a home for salaried professionals depends on several factors such as monthly income, age, credit history, type of property, savings, etc. Before availing housing finance, […]

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The Future of Education: New Technological Approaches to Learning 

It’s impossible to imagine modern educational settings without technologies. Explore the most effective tech-based approaches to learning. The Future of Education: New Technological Approaches to Learning If you think that the implementation of technologies into education has started not so long ago, you’re wrong. After 30-40 years since creating the first computer, the scientists started […]

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Tips to Reduce Energy Usage at Home

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We all want to live in a home that is warm, comfortable and relaxing, and being able to keep temperatures at the right level forms part and parcel of your home environment. However, there are many people who end up spending a fortune on their energy bills, not just in terms of heating their home but also with their various other appliances and devices.

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Popular cholesterol drug to treat Covid?

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Could a simple cholesterol drug, that has been on the market for decades, be used to treat COVID-19?  A research team led by Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU)’s Professor Yaakov Nahmias says that early research looks promising; their findings appear in this week’s Cell Press’ Sneak Peak.  Over the last three-months, Nahmias and Dr. Benjamin tenOever at […]

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Gene editing or gene modification in agriculture? What’s better – or worse?

Genetically modified (GM – or GMO) crops are unpopular. Despite their vast potential to help improve global food security while reducing pesticide use, many countries are extremely resistant to planting GM crops, with 85% of global GM agricultural land coming from just four countries: the US, Brazil, Argentina and Canada. Where they have been grown, […]

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