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Israel Tests AI-Powered Floating Solar Panels To Generate Clean Energy

Israel announced a project to test an artificial intelligence (AI) floating solar system to generate electricity by tracking the sun,

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Bold new Israeli brain theory touted as breakthrough for medicine, computing

Peer-reviewed study finds that much learning happens in dendrites rather than synapses, opening up new possibilities for treating degenerative diseases and a new model for AI

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SaNOtize Wins Approval As Early Treatment Option For COVID-19

While other approvals were for prevention, this is the first approval for SaNOtize nasal spray as early treatment for COVID-19.

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World 1st: Hope for paralyzed as Israeli lab spinal cords restore mice mobility

Tech got 12 out of 15 mice in study moving well; human trial expected in less than 3 years, aiming to ‘offer all paralyzed people hope that they may walk again’

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Israeli study offers strongest proof yet of vitamin D’s power to fight COVID

Bolstering previous research, scientists publish 'remarkable' data showing strong link between vitamin deficiency, prevalent in Israel, and death or serious illness among patients

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How did Israeli tech do so well during a pandemic?

A unique attitude to business and life enabled Israeli high-tech to reach new heights at a difficult time for the whole world.

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The Israeli Startup Treating the Silent Theft of Sight

A human eye. Photo: Petr Novák/Wikipedia CTech – Grappling with glaucoma is very difficult. The disease, which is known by …

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High-fat diet may restore cognitive function lost in brain injury - Israeli study

More than half of the lost cognitive ability returns after mice are given ketogenic diet for two months, Tel Aviv University scientists report in peer-reviewed research

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Israeli Scientists Detect a New Type of Supernova

Illustrative: The Wolf–Rayet star Hen 2-427 and the nebula M1-67 surrounding it, lying 15,000 light-years away. Photo: ESA/Hubble & NASA …

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IDF and Shin Bet Use New Technologies to Catch Terrorists as Quickly as Possible

IDF soldiers on an arrest raid in the West Bank. Photo: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit The Shin Bet and the IDF …

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Israeli Cell-Based Drug Offers Hope Against COVID-19 Variants

Bonus BioGroup says its innovative use of mesenchymal stromal cells offers a protection layer for patients prone to respiratory distress.

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Israeli Drug Cuts COVID Deaths By 70% In Small Study, Company Says

Phase II trial of MesenCure among 30 patients with serious coronavirus cases shows almost all lived and had shorter hospital stays than controls, but expert says more data needed.

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4 Israeli Innovations Among TIME Magazine's 100 Best Inventions Of 2021

TIME magazine selects 4 Israeli inventions for its annual 100 Best Inventions of 2021 list - from a digital reader to smart road tech.

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Diabetes reversed in mice for 4 months, after one-time implant from Israeli lab

Blood glucose levels drop by an average of 26% after tissue grown at the Technion is transplanted; researchers hope to develop method for humans

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Israeli ‘antibacterial weapon’ arms good germs to kill bad germs

Helpful bacteria fire ‘poisoned arrows’ at infection-causing microbes in Tel Aviv University lab; they 'permeate a neighboring cell by brute force and release toxins into it’

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New AI system fills rifle sights with extensive, easy-to-digest info

Assault rifles with the Elbit System’s new artificial intelligence data platform transform soldiers' view to resemble a first-person shooter video game.

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Study: COVID Recovery Gave Israelis Longer-Lasting Delta Defense Than Vaccines

The variant was 27 times more likely to break through Pfizer protection from January-February and cause symptoms than it was to penetrate natural immunity from the same period.

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Israeli scientists discover how to reverse cell aging

A team of scientists has found why elderly people are more susceptible to COVID-19 and are working to reverse the aging process of the body’s immune system

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88 patients, 0 intubated: Israeli ‘precision’ COVID drug wrapping up early trial

Placebo study still to come, but inventor says medication 'could be a game changer' after around 9 out of 10 participants in Greek trial are released from hospital within 5 days

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Israel Tests ‘Breakthrough’ Airborne Laser Defense System to Take Down Drones

A drone downed by the Israeli laser defense system in a test. Photo: Ministry of Defense Spokesperson’s Office Israel has …

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Invented in Israel, no-needle blood test will blast off for testing in space

Handheld device gathers data by scanning blood vessels in eye, sends results directly to doctors; is due to leave Earth for International Space Station in October

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Waycare Taps AI To Increase Traffic Safety, Reduce Time On Roads

Waycare recently partnered with Netivei Ayalon to provide AI-powered safety insights and proactive traffic management on the Ayalon highway.

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In First, 3 Israeli Nanosatellites Launch Into Space For Geolocation Mission

The nanosatellites will move autonomously on a high-accuracy geolocation mission for search and rescue, remote sensing, and environmental monitoring.

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Israel’s Miraculous Vaccination Campaign

A medical worker prepares to administer a vaccination against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as Israel continues its national vaccination drive, …

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Fast Company Lists 7 Israeli Companies Among World's 'Most Innovative' In 2021

US business magazine Fast Company listed over 460 companies and organizations across 29 countries, including 7 Israeli companies.

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Aspirin may protect against COVID-19, Israeli research finds

People who take small doses are 29% less likely than others to test positive, researchers say; those who do get COVID recover faster, and with reduced aftereffects

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Malaria-Fighting Israeli Startup A Finalist For $5M IBM Watson AI XPRIZE

ZzappMalaria is working to eradicate malaria using an AI-powered app that helps locate hotspots and eliminate the risk.

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Behind Israeli Startup CorNeat’s Vision to Help People With Corneal Blindness See Again

Following the 1st human implantation of CorNeat's synthetic cornea, the company is gearing up for more surgeries and clinical trials in other countries.

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Israeli Hospital Adopts Nanofiber Artificial Skin Burn Treatment System

Haifa's Rambam Hospital is the first Israeli care center to use the novel Spincare system to treat wounds and burns without touching the skin.

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How Israel’s Startup Nation Ethos Propels Its World-Leading Vaccine Drive

The speed of Israel's coronavirus vaccine program is directly connected to its emergence as a tech superpower, says OurCrowd's Jon Medved.

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14 of 16 severe COVID patients in trial recover with experimental Israeli drug

2 cases remain in critical condition 28 days after receiving Enlivex Therapeutics' Allocetra therapy in Phase II trials, marking 0% mortality rate in both studies of treatment

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Baby Tech: 9 Israeli Innovations Reinventing Pregnancy And Infant Care

From at-home scans and breastmilk kits, to using AI for IVF, Israeli companies are offering vital services to new and expecting parents, and caregivers.

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Israel-led team creates a 'Google Map’ of brain RNA; may help Alzheimer’s fight

Scientists sequence RNA inside tissue ‘to nano resolution,’ and say breakthrough heralds new insights on brain research and why immunotherapy only works on some cancer patients

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Can Solar Energy Be Cleaner? Israeli Researchers Develop Process To Reduce Solar Panel Waste

Solar tech may be revered as the future, but its emission-free functionality overshadows solar panels’ improper disposal when they expire.

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In first, Haifa man regains his vision after getting artificial cornea implant

Jamal Furani, 78, is the first person implanted with CorNeat's product; after operation, he could read text and recognize family members, startup says

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Israeli Researchers Find Genetic Mutation That May Pave Way For Autism Drugs

New research led by Hebrew University Professor Sagiv Shifman studied the effects of POGZ, a gene associated with autism.

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Israeli air conditioner kills 99.99% of germs, viruses in enclosed spaces - The Jerusalem Post

The technology works by generating hydrogen peroxide by using the moisture in the air and converting it to hydrogen peroxide.

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6 Israeli Devices And Gadgets That Will Make Our Lives Smarter In 2021

NoCamels scanned the internet to find Israeli smart devices and gadgets (and some home-based medical kits) that are making our lives better.

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Stem cell treatment 'freezes' MS, lets some walk again, Jerusalem study finds

Small study saw improvement in 73% of multiple sclerosis patients who got spinal injection containing treatment made from their own cells; larger trials now planned

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Israeli EdTech Firm Helps Universities Worldwide With Remote Learning

Ex Libris already had a strong remote learning presence in higher education when the COVID-19 pandemic hit.

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5 Israeli Innovations Feature On TIME’s 100 Best Inventions Of 2020

TIME magazine selects 5 Israeli inventions for its annual 100 Best Inventions of 2020 list - from an automated beehive to sugar tech.

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9 Israeli Companies Among Top 100 Emerging Market 'Tech Challengers'

These 'tech challengers' are driving the next generation of innovation in emerging markets, says a new Boston Consulting Group report.

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Program Trains Ex-Soldiers In Cybersecurity, Wins IDF Innovation Award

The program, Cyber4s, trains newly discharged soldiers for entry-level positions in Israel's lucrative cybersecurity industry.

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Israeli Researchers Develop AI Tech To Detect Early Signs Of Suicide Risk

The suicide risk detection tech is based on the automatic text analysis of social network content via machine learning and NLP algorithms.

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Futuristic device from Israeli firm puts music in your head, without headphones

'Sound beaming' 3-D technology from Noveto Systems tracks ear and sends it audio using ultrasonic waves, creating personal listening pockets

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How Israeli Tech Protects World’s Most Scarce, Essential Resource: Water

Israeli company BlueGreen Water Technologies is treating lakes and other bodies of water worldwide for harmful algae blooms.

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Clinical Trial For Israeli COVID-19 Vaccine Gets Underway

Segev Harel, 26, from northern Israel, becomes the first Israeli volunteer to get the coronavirus vaccine developed by the Israel Institute for Biological Research.

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Israeli Bio-Defense Lab To Begin Clinical Trial For COVID-19 Vaccine

The Israel Institute for Biological Research will begin a 3-phase clinical trial with human participants for its vaccine candidate, Brilife.

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Israeli company announces identification of COVID-19 indicators in breath test 

NextGen says it's moving closer to developing a reliable test that would be faster and cheaper than the PCR tests currently in use

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Israeli Scientists: New Antibody Cocktail May Provide COVID-19 Immunity For Months

A team of Israeli researchers have isolated six antibodies that work in combination to target the coronavirus and neutralize it.

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4 Israeli Universities Named Among 50 Top Producers Of Entrepreneurs

Tel Aviv, Technion, Hebrew U and BGU among universities churning out a high number of entrepreneurs behind VC-backed firms, in new report by PitchBook.

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Israeli Scientist's New Alzheimer's Treatment To Head For Clinical Trial

If the Alzheimer's treatment is successful, it could be a game-changer for the disorder, modifying its course and preventing its progression.

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What Do 2,000-Year-Old Ancient Judean Dates Taste Like? Israeli Scientists Found Out

Israeli scientists harvested ancient dates at Kibbutz Ketura, after 15 years of patience, hope, and ground-breaking agriculture techniques.

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Israel: In first, wearable device predicts epileptic seizures one hour ahead

Researchers develop prototype whose machine-learning algorithms generate warning of an upcoming seizure up to an hour prior to onset.

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Israel: Vital-sign scanning offers a way to travel, dine out again

Binah’s AI-powered software scans skin to read vital signs identified by epidemiologists as being associated with a likelihood of Covid-19 infection.

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Israel: Early Results For COVID-19 Trial With Antibody Drug Show 90% Improvement Rate

The trial involves 12 hospitalized but non-ventilated COVID-19 patients with pneumonia; 11 of them have been discharged, Kamada says.

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9 Israeli Organizations Win EU Grants To Tackle COVID-19 Pandemic

The Israeli universities and companies will take part in a number of Horizon 2020 projects to address the pandemic and develop responses.

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Israeli Medtech Startup CorNeat Vision Uses Patented Implants To Treat Blinding Diseases

Medtech startup CorNeat, founded in 2015, develops patented ophthalmic artificial implants that mend and replace damaged eye tissue.

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Israeli Data Scientist Suggests 'End of Coronavirus Peak' Is Near

Coronavirus infection rates will decline in as little as two to three weeks, according to a data model created by BGU Professor Mark Last.

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Israel: Urban Aeronautics To Develop Emergency Response Flying Vehicle With Hatzolah Air

Flying vehicles have been called the future of urban transportation in the smart mobility sector, with companies like Amazon, Tesla, and Boeing creating some of the most cutting-edge flying car technologies — from delivery drones to all-electric passenger aircraft.

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Just breathe: Israeli-made Nano COVID breath test spots every carrier in trial | The Times of Israel

Technion’s Hossam Haick says his breath test eliminates lab processing, and also the need for anyone to touch patients or samples; clinical trial results have been peer-reviewed

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In trial, Israeli gargle test gives COVID results in 1 second, at 95% accuracy

Championing it as instant, cheap and reliable, innovators at Israel’s largest hospital say their invention could become the world’s standard COVID screening method

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Israeli Startup Offers At-Home Pregnancy Ultrasounds With Handheld Device

The PulseNmore telemedicine device allows pregnant women to perform ultrasound scans without leaving the comfort of their homes.

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First 3 Israelis treated with new passive vaccine recover, leave hospital

Passive immunization is when you are given antibodies formed by other patients who developed them when they got the disease.

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Israeli Neuroscientist Says Experimental Alzheimer's Drug May Help Kids With Autism

A new study headed by Prof. Illana Gozes of Tel Aviv University sheds light on the effects of ADNP syndrome, a condition on the autism spectrum.

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Israel To Launch Human Trials For COVID-19 Vaccine After High Holidays

Israeli researchers from the Israel Institute for Biological Research expect to begin trials on humans for their COVID-19 vaccine candidate this fall.

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Israeli startup edges closer to one second glaucoma treatment

A round of financing that brought Israel's Belkin Laser $12.25 million last week has brought the Yavne-based startup closer to

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4 Israeli Startups Using Tech To Amplify The Music Scene - One Note At A Time

From haptic tech that lets you feel sounds to a music learning app that teaches you piano through mobile, these four tech companies are transforming the global music scene. | NoCamels

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Existing drug may downgrade COVID threat to common cold level -- Jerusalem study | The Times of Israel

Hebrew University professor says he's worked out what makes the raging virus so vicious, and how to fix it using an anti-cholesterol med; no human testing done yet

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Their best shots: Israeli efforts to invent a coronavirus vaccine, explained

With healthy hamsters and happy politicians, the Jewish state's research is going full steam ahead, and boasting of a breakthrough

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Tel Aviv, Jerusalem Rank 6th In New Global Startup Ecosystem Report

This is the first time Tel Aviv and Jerusalem were ranked together due to their geographical proximity. | NoCamels

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Israeli doctors to blast bacteria into orbit, readying for space-based medicine

Scientists will send experiments into space, including a capsule of E. coli, with the hope of overcoming antibiotic-resistant germs and to prepare for space travelers getting sick

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Israeli scientists produce energy from plants

In step forward for renewables, researchers at Tel Aviv University say they have succeeded in making hydrogen from microscopic algae

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Israeli Lab: Antiviral Drugs For Genetic Disease May Work Against Coronavirus

Researchers at the Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR) say that a combination of two existing antiviral drugs for Gaucher disease appear to inhibit the growth of SARS CoV-2.

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Israeli scientists think they know why virus is severe for some, mild for others

Hoping to point way to drug therapy, Weizmann team says it found cells called in to fight coronavirus in lungs may actually worsen disease, sparking 'storm' that can lead to death

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Israeli Researchers Develop Tech That Turns Tap Water Into A Strong Disinfectant

Researchers at Bar Ilan University say their method produces water-based, environmentally safe disinfectants that can kill bacteria and viruses, including coronaviruses.

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Israeli Bio-Defense Lab Says It Found An Antibody That 'Neutralizes' The Coronavirus | Health News

The Israel Institute for Biological Research (IIBR) announced that it completed a 'groundbreaking scientific development' toward a potential COVID-19 treatment.

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Microsoft to buy Israeli cybersecurity startup CyberX

The U.S. software giant is expected to pay $165 million for the internet of things cybersecurity platform company

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Israeli Initiative Taps Into Global 'Maker Army' For Tech-Driven COVID-19 Solutions

Tikkun Olam Makers (TOM) is leveraging its vast network of tech talent to develop and manufacture affordable products to provide much-relief during the pandemic. | NoCamels

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Independence Day: 72 Israeli Technologies Fighting COVID-19 | Health News

Israel is home to close to 200 startups and companies with wide-ranging solutions to offer in the battle against the disease, not to mention the dozens of scientific initiatives.

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Israel: Touch free access for games and elevators in a post-Covid world

Israeli startup Sonarax is ready for a touchless new world with its ready-to-install ultrasonic data-transmission technology.

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Israel At 72: Coronavirus-Fighting Ingenuity Reinforces Israel As The 'Collaboration Nation'

Throughout its 72 years, Israel has proven that necessity is the mother of invention; it was clear that Israeli entrepreneurs would enlist in the battle against COVID-19.

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Lockdown only made corona crisis worse, claim experts - ISRAEL21c

Israeli professors’ mathematical model shows quarantine effects more damaging than the disease, which could better be controlled by precautions.

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Israeli Team Developing Coronavirus Vaccine Raises $12M For New Startup, To Begin Summer Trials

The new company, MigVax, is an affiliate of The Migal Galilee Research Institute and will pioneer the effort to develop the vaccine.

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Israeli researchers say they can make disinfectant from tap water

Bar-Ilan researchers electrify water to produce hypo chloric acid at defined level of acidity; patented method has not been published in science journal or subject to peer review

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Israeli innovators want to help Africans breathe through COVID-19

Medics and engineers can make ventilators with basic parts costing $500 and a downloaded blueprint designed in Israel

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30 Israeli medical tech solutions to fight coronavirus - ISRAEL21c

Whether it’s in diagnostics, treatment or care management, Israel's innovators are busy inventing and adapting technologies to ease the coronavirus burden on the world.

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Less travel, more talk: Startups use analytics to gauge virus impact | The Times of Israel

Israeli tech companies Moovit, Zencity, Tastewise use their tools to measure coronavirus effects on transportation, online sentiment, nutrition trends

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New Israeli App Alerts Users If They've Been Exposed To Coronavirus

Track Virus crosschecks a user's paths with those of confirmed COVID-19 patients as listed by the Health Ministry.

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Israel at the forefront of coronavirus measures

Diplomatic Affairs: At first criticized, Israel now looks like a coronavirus containment visionary

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14 Israeli Companies Among Fast Company's 'Most Innovative' Firms In 2020

The US business magazine listed over 400 companies and organizations across 44 sectors and regions.

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FDA clears Israeli robotic standing wheelchair for US sales

UPnRIDE's mobility system allows quadriplegics to move around indoor and outdoor environments, while standing upright

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Fuming in a traffic jam? Angry about waiting? Israeli researchers have an idea

Think concrete thoughts, says BGU team, as study shows people geared to abstract, big picture thinking react more aggressively to wait times than those who focus on the details

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Fake images can fool autonomous cars, posing risks, Israeli researchers warn

Attackers could use cheap consumer drones to project fleeting images onto roadways, fooling Tesla and Mobileye navigation systems and causing havoc, says Ben-Gurion University team

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Israeli startups are greasing the wheels of the Fourth Industrial Revolution

How did a tiny country without a significant manufacturing sector become so important to the Fourth Industrial Revolution – and how will that help us all?

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This Israeli tech helped 'grandpa' stop spilling his drink

72-year-old Will Irwin, the CEO and owner of a NY-based telemedicine firm, stopped trembling in his left hand after treatment with tech developed by Israel's Insightec

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The top 10 tech trends for 2020 - ISRAEL21c

What sectors will be disruptive and actionable in the coming year? OurCrowd experts share predictions and name Israeli firms advancing these fields.