Business Is Booming With Over 300 Startups In Negev Desert
Business is booming among startups in the Negev desert, many of which specialize in irrigation and construction.
July 24, 2022
Israel’s Paratrek Designed A Wheelchair To Make Hiking ‘Accessible For All’
An innovative wheelchair designed for rough terrain gave riders who weren't able to walk the chance to join an annual high school hiking trip.
May 04, 2022
Ben Gurion Researchers Find Scorpions To Be Master Architects
Researchers at Ben Gurion University have discovered the incredible climate-conscious way that scorpions construct their desert burrows, with complex mechanisms to prepare themselves, physically and mentally, for the nighttime hunt.
July 03, 2014
Olive Trees May Be The Answer To Desertification
The emblem of Israel is a Menorah with two olive branches. A recent study done at the Hebrew University has shown that the iconic olive tree may also be part of the solution to a burning global issue – desertification.
January 16, 2013
High-Tech Helps Grow Fruit And Veg In Israeli Desert
How can tomatoes and peppers grow in the desert? Israeli scientists are using sophisticated electric sensors that measure moisture to provide the proper balance for the produce – and can even send the readings to smartphones.
March 19, 2012