Month: May 2017

WATCH: Israelis Discover New Effective Way to Save Terror Victims

admin | Medical, | May 29, 2017

An Israeli gastroenterologist and emergency medical volunteer invented a new intubation technique after witnessing profound difficulties with previous methods. A volunteer with United Hatzalah emergency medical services, Dr. Ishay Benuri set out to change the practice of…

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Can cannabis turn back the aging process?

admin | Medical, | May 29, 2017

Israeli researchers restore the memory performance of lab mice to a juvenile stage. Clinical trials on humans are next. By ISRAEL21c Staff May 14, 2017 As our brain ages, our cognitive abilities naturally decrease and…

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BiomX raises $24 million to boost bacteria based drugs

admin | Medical, | May 29, 2017

Series A funding led by OrbiMed, Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JJDC, Inc. and Takeda Ventures, Inc. By Shoshanna Solomon May 15, 2017 BiomX Ltd., a developer of therapies based on human bacteria, said it…

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Israeli Scientist Developed New Way to Combat Heart Disease, Stroke

admin | Medical, | May 29, 2017

Source: Jewish Business News, 22 May Ben-Gurion U and Sheba Medical Center scientists developed Nano-Polymer that Could Prevent Heart Failure by Reversing Cardiovascular Inflammation and Plaque – may be better than statins Researchers at Ben-Gurion…

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New technology can predict resistance to chemotherapy

admin | Medical, | May 29, 2017

Breakthrough diagnostic kit under development can predict if a tumor will develop resistance to drugs, making therapy ineffective. By ISRAEL21c Staff May 24, 2017 Stem cell image by CI Photos/Shutterstock.com NewStem, a startup based in…

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Israeli start-up invents traumatic anxiety-treating app

admin | Technology, | May 29, 2017

Israeli start-up invents traumatic anxiety-treating app With Israel unfortunately being a leading force in dealing with traumatic events, one psychologist and three former elite IDF fighters are looking to help work through trauma-induced anxiety via…

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The 25 coolest tech companies in Israel

admin | Technology, | May 29, 2017

  Sam Shead,May 25, 2017 Israel continues to produce an impressive number of highly successful tech companies for a country with a population of just 9 million people. The Middle Eastern country is sometimes referred to as “Startup…

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Predictive analytics co Endor raises $5m

admin | Technology, | May 29, 2017

Endor’s platform is based on Social Physics: a new science that uses big data to build a predictive, computational theory of human behavior. Israeli predictive analytics startup Endor has closed a $5 million seed financing…

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The Coolest Israeli Startups Making Our Planet ‘Greener’

admin | Environment/Energy, | May 29, 2017

By Yonatan Sredni, NoCamels April 21, 2016 t’s not easy being green,” Kermit the Frog famously sang. While that may be true for some, many Israeli startups are helping the world go ‘green.’ By using…

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New technology aims to makes photovoltaic cells 70% more effective

admin | Environment/Energy, | May 29, 2017

Technion researchers have developed a technology that could improve the efficiency of photovoltaic cells by nearly 70 percent. The study was conducted at the Excitonics Lab, headed by Assistant Professor Carmel Rotschild at the Faculty…

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