Israeli Firm Mines Sewage For Recyclable Bounty
Applied CleanTech has developed a sewage mining system that picks out and recycles useful fibers from raw urban and industrial wastewater, increasing the efficiency of treatment plants and reducing the amount of unwanted sludge.
November 01, 2013
Israel’s ‘One Hour Translation’ Doubles Its Sales
Barely five years after its launch, Israeli online translation service One Hour Translation is already serving half of the Fortune 500 companies. The company reports a sales growth of 100 percent.
September 01, 2013
New Satellite System Helps Farmers Detect Micro-Changes
Israeli scientist discovered a way to detect small-scale changes in climate, based on satellite images. The system can tell farmers when it is best to plant seeds and even which crop is most suitable for each square-kilometer, to improve harvest.
January 31, 2012
Desalination Plant Could Turn Israel Into Water Exporter
Israel's national water company signed a financing agreement to build a desalination plant, which officials said could allow drought-ridden Israel to export water to its neighbors upon completion in 2013.
December 11, 2011
Study Links Religious Fasting To Headaches
Painkilling, anti-inflammatory drug may help prevent headaches in Jews abstaining from eating for 25 hours on Yom Kippur, Muslims fasting from dawn to dusk for Ramadan, according to research conducted in Israel.
September 13, 2011
Study: CT Scans Less Effective Than MD Exams In Diagnosis
Examining patients and taking a medical history is more useful to hospital doctors in diagnosing patients than high-tech CT scans, according to a study from Israel. Doctors said that such tests given right after patients showed up in emergency rooms only helped with diagnosis in roughly one of three cases
August 23, 2011
Autism Can Be Discovered At Early Stage, Israeli Study Shows
(Reuters) - Researchers studying autistic toddlers have discovered their brain activity appears to be out of sync at a very early stage -- a finding that sheds light on the biology of the condition and might help in earlier diagnosis.
June 26, 2011