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Fixing weak electric current in part of brain may treat Parkinson’s -- Israeli lab

University of Haifa scientist says her peer-reviewed study could open up a new approach to fighting the disease, enable detection when people are young

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli-Developed Molecules Could ‘Significantly Delay’ Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s

An image of mitochondria in cow cells, stained bright yellow for visualization. Photo: Torsten Wittmann, University of California, San Francisco …

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

World’s largest ER opens in Israel, raising bar for tech and scale in emergency med

President Isaac Herzog and Prime Minister Yair Lapid open new 8,000 square meter Tel Aviv facility boasting self-triage and robots to help you find your way

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Researchers Lead Team That Finds Two New Planets

Team from Tel Aviv University uses AI to detect new worlds that are more than 600 light years away from Earth

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Israeli study: Chemical heals wounds twice as fast, could be antibiotic alternative

Researchers say ointment could become standard medication, but long path ahead; chemical ‘jams’ communication between bacteria at injury site, making healing easier

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli-developed smart fabric uses electricity to fast-track repair of nerves

Silicone-based invention being tailored for human use after proving itself on rats; it wraps damaged nerves and electrically stimulates them using energy from light shone on skin

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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,

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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’

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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 …

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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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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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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’

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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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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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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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Report: Israel Sits Comfortably Among Scaleup Nations, Known for Their Resiliency in Tough Times

Employees of the D-ID startup company work at the company’s office in Tel Aviv, Israel, Feb. 7, 2018. Photo: Reuters …

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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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Politics | Politics

Israeli EMS Roll Outs COVID Rapid Tests With Biotech Startup Nanosynex

Nanosynex's founders coordinated a donation of some 200 rapid testing kits as part of a pilot initiative with United Hatzalah.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

BDS THIS: 'In a few weeks' Israel will have coronavirus vaccine

Once the vaccine is developed, it will take at least 90 days to complete the regulatory process and potentially more to enter the marketplace.

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Israeli team uses silicon chip to deliver Alzheimer's-busting protein to brain

In Technion, Bar-Ilan trials, nanochip ferries 'neural growth factor' -- which combats neurodegenerative diseases -- and releases it where needed, overcoming blood-brain barrier

Science & Technology | Israeli Inovation

539 multinationals operate in Israel, view nation as go-to place for ideas

Report by industry tracker maps activities of global firms and tracks evolution of their activities in Startup Nation

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Israel’s Team8 Partners With Scotiabank For Cybersecurity Innovation

The leading Israeli cybersecurity think tank and the Canadian financial institution will work together to 'deepen tech capabilities.'

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Scientists map brains of the blind to solve mysteries of human brain specialization | האוניברסיטה העברית בירושלים | The Hebrew University

Studying the brain activity of blind people, scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem are challenging the standard view of how the human brain specializes to perform different kinds of tasks, and shedding new light on how our brains can adapt to t