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The sea level in Israel has been rising and falling over the past 2,500 years, with a one-meter difference between the highest and lowest levels, most of the time below the present-day level.
"Today, there is a growing trend amongst hackers around the world to threaten national infrastructures for ransom," says Dr. Yaniv Levyatan, an expert in information war at the University of Haifa.
The new species is the largest of its type in the Middle East, but its habitat is endangered.
Israeli archaeologists reported on Thursday that they had deciphered what they believe to be the oldest known Hebrew writing â€“ a 3,000 year-old inscription discovered 18 months ago in the same location the Bible says David slew Goliath.
Music therapy can assist in the speech acquisition process in toddlers who have undergone cochlear implantation, as revealed in a new study by Dr. Dikla Kerem of the University of Haifa.
A new study carried out by the University of Haifa and the University of Michigan found that motivation and performance is weakened when competing against a large group of people.
A series of studies carried out at the University of Haifa have found that rodent, reptile and ant lion species behave differently on either side of the Israel-Jordan border.
A new study carried out at the University of Haifa has found that the oxytocin hormone, known as the 'love hormone,' also affects antisocial behaviors, such as envy and gloating.
Tel Kabri is the only site in Israel where wall paintings similar in style to those found in the Aegean 3,600 years ago have been found; researchers say this was a conscious decision made by the city rulers to lean toward Mediterranean culture
â€œThere is a likely chance of tsunami waves reaching the shores of Israel,â€ says Dr. Beverly Goodman of the Leon H Charney School of Marine Sciences at the University of Haifa following an encompassing geo-archaeological study at the port of Caesarea.