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The chemistry of chemistry: Study finds people drawn to friends who smell the same

WASHINGTON ((AFP) — It’s often said that people who click right away share “chemistry.” This expression could be true in the literal sense, according to a new Israeli study published…

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Which European countries are best for Jews? A new study offers unexpected answers

BUDAPEST, Hungary (JTA) — Antisemitic sentiment is especially prevalent in Italy and Hungary, according to multiple surveys. But a first-of-its-kind index combining different measures of Jewish experience found that they…

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Socioeconomic mobility between generations is relatively low in Israel — study

Israel has a relatively low rate of intergenerational mobility, meaning it’s generally uncommon for children born into lower income categories to climb up the socioeconomic ladder, according to a new…

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Study: World’s first cultivated fruit trees planted 7,000 years ago in Jordan Valley

The first domestication of fruit trees anywhere in the world took place some 7,000 years ago in the Jordan Valley, according to a joint study by Tel Aviv University and…

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One in every five species of reptiles worldwide is facing extinction, study finds

Israeli researchers warned last week of possible mass extinctions of reptile species around the world, including half of all turtle and crocodile species, mostly due to habitat destruction. The warning…

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Women who give birth with epidural bond better with baby, Israeli study suggests

A study of hundreds of women in childbirth found that mother-infant bonding was impacted among those who did not have epidural analgesia during delivery. The study at Soroka Medical Center…

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Heatwaves kill some 45 people in Israel every year, study finds

The Environmental Protection Ministry released a study Tuesday that looked at the connection between climate change and mortality through the rise in heatwaves. The study examined heat waves in the…

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Israeli-German study hopes to pave way for use of ketamine as an antidepressant

A joint Israeli-German study has revealed new details about ketamine, a well-known anesthetic often used as a party drug, which may pave the way toward safe and more effective treatments…

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Study shows Muslims face overwhelmingly negative portrayal in US media

The Conversation via AP — The warm welcome Americans and Europeans have given Ukrainians in 2022 contrasts sharply with the uneven — and frequently hostile — policies toward Syrian refugees…

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Israeli study: climate change already causing storm levels only expected in 2080

An Israeli study published on Thursday found that climate change is already causing a “considerable intensification” of winter storms in the Southern Hemisphere to a level not anticipated until 2080.…

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