5 Things You May Not Have Known About Pumpkins … From Israel
With autumn underway – and Thanksgiving and Halloween around the corner – there’s no better time than to brush up on your pumpkin trivia.
October 21, 2018
From NASA To Jerusalem: Israeli Scientist Develops Handheld Monitor To Detect Early Breast Cancer
Dr. Yehudit Abrams, whose invention, MonitHer, won the WeWork Creator Awards this summer, is set to bring safe, personal cancer monitoring into the comfort of our homes.
October 16, 2018
New Israeli-US Startup Harnesses AI To Help Cancer Patients Find The Right Clinical Trials
Trialjectory, with offices in Tel Aviv and New York, launched a unique service that connects cancer sufferers with clinical trials that are relevant specifically to them.
October 10, 2018
How Israeli Ingenuity Is Keeping Your Sweet Tooth Healthy
As studies on the harmful effects of artificial sweeteners and sugar resonate, Israeli food tech startups are coming up with some next-generation alternatives.
October 04, 2018
Israeli Study Shows How Our Handwriting Can Reveal Our Moods
Researchers at the University of Haifa demonstrate how deciphering changes in one's handwriting can reveal emotions.
October 02, 2018
Biomedical Firm MediWound Gets $43M US Contract For Pineapple-Based Treatment Of Mustard Gas Injuries
The Yavne-based company will further develop its flagship product NexoBrid, based on pineapple enzymes, to treat severe thermal burns.
October 01, 2018
5 Israeli Companies Putting Surgery-Assisting Robots In The OR
In the wake of Mazor Robotics' $1.6B acquisition - the largest exit for an Israeli biotech firm - these are the companies developing revolutionary surgery platforms.
September 27, 2018
Former PM Ehud Barak’s Latest Tech Venture Is A Medical Cannabis Firm
The former Israeli leader has a hand in a number of startups in the Israeli tech ecosystem including in cybersecurity, biometrics, and rescue tech.
September 25, 2018
Israeli Entrepreneur’s Brain Tumor Spurred Him To Develop Life-Saving Surgical Device
Avi Yaron was diagnosed at 26; he went on to develop a 3D tool that helps doctors better visualize tumor sites.
September 24, 2018
Long-Term Use Of Acetaminophen During Pregnancy Linked To Higher Risk Of Autism, ADHD
Israeli researchers find that prolonged prenatal exposure to the pain-relieving ingredient has its risks, but emphasize that the drug is considered safe during pregnancy.
September 23, 2018
Breath Test Device May Help Diagnose Early-Stage Parkinson’s Disease
Scientists at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology developed a device with an array of 40 sensors that they say was able to detect early-stage Parkinson's with 81 percent accuracy.
September 18, 2018
Head Lice? Israeli Entrepreneurs Are Tackling These Parasites With Homegrown Innovation
With school back in session, lice are making a comeback as well, with parents scrambling for long-lasting solutions to eradicate them.
September 17, 2018
First PTSD Study During Warfare Provides Early Symptom Indicators, Israeli Researchers Say
Joint research by the University of Haifa and Natal during Operation Protective Edge in 2014 looked at reactions and experiences as the conflict unfolded.
September 16, 2018
Scientists Harness AI, Deep Learning To Fast-Track Drug Discovery And Development
Israeli data researchers, including Dr. Kira Radinsky, say they developed a system that will significantly shorten drug development time and reduce costs.
September 10, 2018
Israeli Study On Use Of Probiotics Underlines Need For Personalized Treatment
Weizmann Institute scientists found that in a study in mice and in humans, the effects were not as beneficial as commonly believed, and were even harmful in some cases.
September 09, 2018