By Tara Lifland
Danny Chamovitz, Plant Bioscientist, On The Wonders Of Plants
When visiting Israel before going to University, Danny Chamovitz had a revelation. Instead of becoming a doctor, he decided to direct his efforts towards using plant sciences to solve world hunger.
June 05, 2013
Popular Palestinian-Israeli App Helps Young Arabic-Speaking Parents
With 380 million native speakers, Arabic is the sixth most common language in the world. Yet relatively, it is the language with the least content on the Internet today. Palestinian startup MobiStine has come out with one of the first interactive applications in Arabic for new parents.So far, the app has over one million downloads from Arabic-speaking countries worldwide.
May 08, 2013
Morflora Discovers ‘Universal Key’ To Unlock Plants And Protect Against Diseases
Israeli company Morflora developed a novel method to "vaccinate" plants and seeds against diseases and introduce new traits, with the added benefit that it does not lead to genetic modifications or pass on the new traits to future generations.
March 14, 2013
WikiBrains: Taking The Education World By (Brain) Storm
Implementation of online tools for education (or EdTech) has been described by key players as the next revolution in education. Israeli startup WikiBrains is taking part in that revolution by offering worldwide brainstorming online.
January 22, 2013
FitNeS: New Technology Treats Epilepsy From The Inside
Israeli company BioControl has come up with an innovative solution to treat a form of epilepsy that cannot currently be treated with prescription drugs. Their device, FitNeS, is an implant that regulates nervous activity.
December 26, 2012
Krembo Wings: A Youth Movement Led By Children For Disabled Children
What started as a 16-year-old Israeli girl's attempt to find her disabled friend a social outlet, quickly became "Krembo Wings" - the first youth movement in Israel for kids with special needs kids The organization now includes 19 branches.
December 12, 2012