By Aya Ephrati
Yadwire Aims To Put Free Wifi Everywhere By Giving Providers Targeted Ad Space
With the internet such an inherent part of our lives, it seems ludicrous for many airports, restaurants and other public places to charge exorbitant prices for wifi. Israeli company Yadwire wants to give you free wifi by adding ads to your browser.
July 30, 2013
New Study May May Help Lead The Way To Treatment For Neurodegenerative Diseases
Despite many medical advances, there is currently still no effective way to stop the progression of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's. Now, an Israeli research team may have discovered something that can stop the progress of these diseases.
July 23, 2013
Scratch That! Researchers Find Way To Block Itching Signals Before They Reach The Brain
Ever had an itch you can't scratch? It may not be the most serious of physical ailments, but it certainly is among the most annoying ones! Scientists have now shown that itchiness can be stopped by "silencing" the neurons that create the sensation.
July 22, 2013
Venture Fund ‘Tmura’ and ‘OurCrowd’ Partner To Push Startups To Give Equity To Charity
Israeli high-tech charity Tmura and crowdfunding platform OurCrowd have come up with a plan to encourage startups to donate to charity. Startups raising money using OurCrowd will be forced to donate stock through Tmura.
July 16, 2013
‘Big Brother’ Study Sheds Light On Social Hierarchy In Mice
What causes a member of a group to be more dominant and how are social structures formed? A new study uses mice to shed light on these questions and also offers insight into autism.
July 10, 2013
New Israeli Innovation Can Patch Incisions With No Stitching Or Scarring
Israeli startup IonMed is promising a safe alternative to current practices of closing surgical incisions. BioWeld1 is a tool that uses cold plasma to weld cuts which could replace traditional stitching and avoid scars.
July 09, 2013
SphereUp Is The Easy Way To Search For Contact Details On A Database
Ever tried finding the contacts of a doctor or department on a hospital website? Then you'll be happy to hear about SphereUp, an Israeli startup that created an easy search tool for websites of large institutions.
July 08, 2013
InSightec’s Solution Will ‘Cook’ And Destroy Tumors In the Body
The excision of tumors from the body often means complicated surgery with serious risks. InSightec, an Israeli biotechnology company, is working on a product that could mean the destruction of tumors without a single incision by "cooking" tumors inside the body.
July 04, 2013
Israeli Invention Will Cool Cyclists Off On A Hot Day
Technology and innovation are two things commonly associated with Israel. Now, two Israeli inventors have used the latter to deal with the former, with the world's first spray device for cyclists.
July 03, 2013
Agro Shelef: Replacing Chemical Pesticides With Natural Anti-Pest Vegetable Oils
An Israeli agro-tech company has come up with a novel solution to diminish the use of chemical pesticides on fruits and vegetables: Spray them with pest-fighting vegetable oils!
July 02, 2013
Israeli Researchers Use Skin Cells To Repair Damaged Hearts
For the very first time, Israeli researchers were able to turn human skin cells - taken from heart disease patients - into heart muscle cells that were then used to repair the patients’ damaged hearts.
June 27, 2013
Israeli Inventor Seeks Crowdfunding To Put Cardboard Bike On The Streets
What began as a garage experiment might just be the future of bicycles. After sharing his vision with the world, cardboard bike inventor Izhar Gafni is now seeking $2 million in crowdfunding to make it a worldwide business.
June 26, 2013
Study: Beetle Doesn’t Need Males To Reproduce Or Decide Sex Of Offspring
No Males? No Problem! According to new research conducted on the palm weevil, a beetle which lives its entire life in the core of palm trees, the insect can reproduce asexually and decide the sex of its offspring.
June 25, 2013
Waze Founder Uri Levine Talks About The Company’s Path To Billion-Dollar Success
It is no secret that Google's recent Acquisition of Waze for a whopping $1.03 billion was a big deal. However, one of Waze's founders, Uri Levine, advises young entrepreneurs not to pursue the exit for the sake of it.
June 25, 2013
Israeli App Brings Archeological Landmarks Back To Life
Ever find yourself at an archeological site trying to imagine what it might've looked like? Israeli app Architip uses current technology to make you feel as if you're looking at the real thing.
June 24, 2013