Israel-Hamas conflict: voices from frontline scientists

People in Israel, Gaza and the West Bank are reeling from the repercussions of the 7 October attacks on Israel by the militant organisation Hamas. Researchers, science and health infrastructure are all affected, reports Nature.

In Israel and the West Bank, laboratories are empty and most academic work has stopped or slowed. Many Israeli researchers have been called up as military reservists. The United Nations Satellite Centre (UNOSAT) has told Nature that buildings at five out of Gaza’s six main universities have been damaged.

Nature has spoken to researchers in Israel, Gaza and the West Bank, and to their international collaborators, to get their perspective.
Full report on the Nature site