There is an unprecedented global effort being undertaken to develop a vaccine for the novel coronavirus COVID-19, which has forced billions of people around the world into partial or full lockdowns to slow the virus’ spread. Developing a Vaccine for COVID-19 There are at least 70 different vaccines for COVID-19 currently in various stages of […]
Should you pull the plug or keep ralliyng for hope? The sniff response can predict who will regain consciousness, and will say with about 90% accuracy who will survive for at least three years.
Jerusalem. Not a dream city for cycling. It’s many hills, random intersections, cobbled roads, virtually inaccessible Old City, I tried. I really did. I cheated on Tel Aviv and lived in Jerusalem for 2 years. But I could never get around by bike. Despite its difficulty, there are plenty of people who do like to […]
Have you been spending the last few weeks on lockdown thinking ‘Wow! My house is messy!’? It might only be natural given 50% of Brits still see April as the perfect time to get the rubber gloves on and scrub the house with natural cleaners until it gleams. If the thought of a deep clean […]
Outside of developed Western countries, many people’s health and survival depends on access wildcrafted plant medicines. In Africa, where infectious diseases and parasites are still a major threat, up to 80% of the population is are more likely to get their medicine from a tree or farmer’s market than from a sealed blister-pack at pharmacy. […]
A company that aims to reduce the inflammation caused by coronavirus is now testing its cannabis product at a hospital in Israel.
CBD. THC. Some people including myself say these words as loosely as CNN or TLC. For anyone who has been exposed to the medical cannabis industry, or the recreational one, THC and CBD are the key words that anyone who is self-medicating wants to know.
A group of young Jewish ecologists and spiritual teachers are creating a 3-day virtual workshop, starting Sunday. You will get 20 workshops for $15.
Poor political relations, business neglect, climate change. The Dead Sea is dying. Help save it by being part of an international photo competition to document its change and beauty.
Abdul-Rahim al-Howeiti, tribal activists allegedly shot dead by Saudi police for refusing to leave his home
Used in medieval art and illustrations, and in Dutch cheese. Botanists in Portugal have some fun by recreating ancient blue from foraged plants in a nearby village.
Doctors are hoping to use the antiviral properties of cannabis to slow the spread of the corona virus.
Renewable energy installations can provide round the clock energy in continents like Africa, where more than half of the people are without power. This is important for industries like gold mining, who need to use polluting diesel in offgrid locations.
Earth Day just passed us by on April 22 and hopefully, it sparked some interest in being more eco-friendly. All of us have habits that can be switched out for better ones, and switching those habits out for ones that are eco-friendly is no exception. Most of us go through our daily routines without even […]
Tidore: a tiny island in the Indonesian Molucca Sea and one of the last remaining sultanates in the world. Forever overshadowed by its bigger brother and long-time rival, the neighboring island of Ternate, it is known by few and visited by even less people.
Renewables are perfect for Africa where more than half of all people don't have access to clean power. Microgrids powered by renewables are the future.
Many people don’t realize they have a problem, they keep consuming the same drugs and liquor regularly. They keep affecting the people around them and ruining their own lives as well. But since you’re here, that means you realized you have a problem. That is a big step, but there is a long and challenging […]
Prof. Naomi Habib is a partner in a team leading the way to a faster, cheaper corona test.
With a bounty of sun, the giant island nation and continent of Australia is landlocked. Like any island nation that is restricted from movement because of political or territorial disputes, nations like Australia, Switzerland or Israel learn that they need to be self-sufficient and fend for themselves. They create a local and sustainable food supply, […]
You might want to thank this guy. Pluristem's stem cell treatment helps covid-19 critically ill to wean off ventilators. The placental stem cell treatment helps a person regenerate damaged tissue. Early evidence suggests the drug can work as prevention as well.
The decade of action for renewable energy.
The pattern of doing business and marketing has been changed dramatically since the past two decades. With the advent of information and technology and its extensive use all around the world, businesses are also reaching new heights of sophistication. Therefore, if you own a business or a brand, you simply can’t afford to stick to […]
We can hack our way out of it. Join the 2 day hackathon, virtually from Tel Aviv.
North Africa is an unexplored nature lover's heaven.
Lightning's not supposed to strike twice. But here I am. In New York City. America's Ground Zero for coronavirus.