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Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

News | News

Israeli COVID-19 treatment shows 100% survival rate - preliminary data

Not only have all the patients survived, according to Pluristem, but four of them showed improvement in respiratory parameters.

Politics | BDS

BDS founder: If Israel develops coronavirus vaccine you can still take it

“If Israel finds a cure for cancer, for example, or any other virus, then there is no problem in cooperating with Israel to save millions of lives.”

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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?

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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

News | Israel Around The World

Coronavirus Crisis: These 6 Israel-Based Initiatives Are Working To Help China

As of February 19, over 75,000 people worldwide have been infected, nearly all of them in mainland China, and some 2,012 people have died from the coronavirus.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

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.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel’s Sheba Medical Center Develops Telemedicine to Limit Coronavirus Spread

The Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. JNS.org – As fears of the growing coronavirus endemic increase …

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

WATCH: Israel Unleashes New Laser Weapon That Shoots Down Drones

A military defense company in Israeli released video this week that shows off a new laser weapon that it has developed that is able to shoot down small drones, which are increasing terror threat in many parts of the world. Rafael Advanced Defense Systems

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Startup Helps Visually Impaired Navigate Indoor Spaces | Technology News

Founded in 2015, RighHear works in over 1,000 locations worldwide, mapping malls, hospitals, museums and universities to make them accessible.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli researchers find method to convert carbon-containing waste to gas

Carbon-containing waste has presented an increasingly problematic challenge for industrialized societies

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli startup hopes to battle Alzheimer's with enzyme-busting drug

After testing in lab, ProteKt Therapeutics says compound that inhibits the PKR enzyme can lead to cognitive improvements and slow the disease's progress; road ahead is long

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Boeing Eyes Israeli Company’s Patented Propulsion Tech For ‘Flying Vehicles’

The American aerospace multinational signed an agreement with Tactical Robotics, a subsidiary of Urban Aeronautics, to explore opportunities to develop and market its patented tech for light aircraft.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli defense firm Elbit debuts system for firefighting from high altitude

'HyDrop' technology allows for aerial sorties at night, works with cargo planes and helicopters and is safer for pilots, company says

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Hebrew University researchers develop test to help fight superbugs

Mathematical model predicts whether bacteria will develop tolerance to a particular antibiotic, thus helping doctors prescribe treatment with best chance of success

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Top reasons 2019 was a record-breaking year for Israel’s economy - ISRAEL21c

In technology, digital health, tourism, exports and other verticals, Israel has seen steady growth through the past decade.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Doctors Find Treatment for Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Every year in the United States, more than 35,000 people die and 2.8 million get sick from antibiotic-resistant infections.

News | News

US Army to buy Israeli-made Spike missiles over USA made Hellfire | Israel and Stuff

Forced to develop locally made missiles fired from Apache helicopters after Obama halted sales to Israel in 2014, Israel's 'Spike' has over double the distance of American made 'Hellfire' and incorporates advanced technologies with smart target tracking d

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Water-from-air startup awarded Smart Home Mark of Excellence at CES Las Vegas

Recognition is for Watergen's GENNY water system for homes and office use; it generates water from air and cuts down on use of plastic water bottles

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Harvard Study: Israeli Startup's AI Tech Reduces Medical Errors, Can Save Millions | Health News

Israeli startup MedAware leverages big data and complex machine learning algorithms to analyze electronic medical records and detect and eliminate catastrophic medication errors.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Celebrating a decade of life-changing Israeli inventions

From Waze to cancer-busting nano-ghost cells and 3-D printed hearts, The Times of Israel takes a dive into tech that helps us get where we're going and keeps us safe and healthy

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

2010-2019: Highlights From A Decade Of World-Changing Israeli Innovations

The past 10 years brought new apps, devices and a huge rise in social media use. It brought better mobile connectivity, AI, cloud computing, hardware innovations, autonomous vehicles, and so much more

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Billion-Dollar Ideas: Of 30 Israeli-Founded Unicorns, 13 Joined The Club In 2019

TechAviv's Yaron Samid keeps an updated list of private companies with Israeli founders valued at $1 billion or over. | NoCamels

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Doctors perform historic surgery with aid of Israel developed virtual reality - ISRAEL21c

VR system developed by former Israeli fighter pilots helps neurosurgeons rehearse difficult procedures and show the patient what will happen.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Tech Company Aims to Protect Vehicles From Hackers

SafeRide Technologies is working with major vehicle manufacturers to protect cars from hackers. Photo: Courtesy. Just like a smartphone or …

Health & Fitness | Health News

Israeli Researchers Develop Universal Flu Vaccine

An illustration provides a 3D graphical representation of a spherical-shaped, measles virus particle studded with glycoprotein tubercles in this handout …

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Smoking may trigger diabetes in pregnant women, Israeli/American study finds

Gestational diabetes leads to complications for mother and child; 'ideally, women should quit smoking before they try to become pregnant,' Hebrew University researcher says

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli algorithm aids safe landing if plane engine fails

Technion-Israel Institute of Technology developed software monitors a plane’s trajectory and guides it to the best alternative landing strip.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Company Seeks to Use Space Technology to Solve Pressing Pollution Problem on Earth

A GenCell generator. Photo: Courtesy. An Israeli company says it is using space travel technology to help solve one of …

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

A Virtual Hospital, A Nav App For The Blind, An AR Microscope: Israel Showcases Digital Health Tech

Over a thousand participants gathered in Tel Aviv for the second annual Digital.Health.Now conference focused on advanced Israeli innovations in telemedicine, digital healthcare, and general wellness aided by technology. | NoCamels

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

A Virtual Hospital, A Nav App For The Blind, An AR Microscope: Israel Showcases Digital Health Tech | News Brief

Over a thousand participants gathered in Tel Aviv for the second annual Digital.Health.Now conference focused on advanced Israeli innovations in telemedicine, digital healthcare, and general wellness aided by technology. | NoCamels

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

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 Innovation

9 Israeli Innovations Feature On TIME Magazine's 100 Best Inventions Of 2019

The publication listed the '100 Best Inventions' of this year making the world 'better, smarter, and even a little more fun' - and nine Israeli-made creations made the cut. | NoCamels

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel: 10 promising developments that can help Alzheimer’s patients - ISRAEL21c

For Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, ISRAEL21c looks at new advances from Israel that are making headlines.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Two patients in Israel get Netanya-developed artificial meniscus | The Times of Israel

2 procedures last week mark the beginning of marketing of knee solution in Israel; product is already being sold in Europe

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Translating Research Into Real-World Innovation: 5 Lessons To Learn From Israel's Success

In this guest post, Dr. Mark Shmulevich of the Zimin Institutes says scientific breakthroughs are the key to solving pressing global problems such as climate change and care for aging populations. | NoCamels

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli company that makes water out of thin air signs deal with Uzbekistan | The Times of Israel

Dry, landlocked Central Asian nation to buy thousands of Watergen atmospheric water generators in deal likely worth several million dollars

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Drowning Prevention Startup Sightbit Says Its Tech Can Revolutionize Beach Rescue

An Israeli AI-powered beach camera system can assist lifeguards in tracking swimmers and recognizing threats. | NoCamels

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Intel Selects 9 Israeli Startups For 1st Cycle Of New Accelerator Program 'Ignite'

The startups were selected out of 160 companies that applied to participate, followed by a round of 15 finalists, the company said. | NoCamels

Miscellaneous | Israeli Culture

Israel In Numbers: Snapshot Of A (Largely) Happy, Healthy, Educated Nation

The annual report released every year by the Central Bureau of Statistics provides a fascinating picture of Israel in numbers. | NoCamels

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel's Taboola, Outbrain To Merge In Bid To Compete With Google, Facebook Ad 'Duopoly'

Adam Singolda, founder of Taboola, will serve as the CEO of the merged company which will employ over 2,000 people in 23 offices globally. | NoCamels

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

Science & Technology | Team8

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.'

News | Israel & The Jewish Community

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