Month: July 2017

Marijuana may be a miracle treatment for children with autism

admin | Medical, | July 28, 2017

Yardena Schwartz, Special for USA TODAY MODI’IN, ISRAEL — When Noa Shulman came home from school, her mother, Yael, sat her down to eat, then spoon-fed her mashed sweet potatoes — mixed with cannabis oil.…

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New Beersheba autism database to help research on a global scale

admin | Medical, | July 28, 2017

The database will immediately improve services, the researchers said, and make possible integration of the research team into the clinical team. An unusual autism database that will benefit patients and their families has been established…

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Israeli device will aid US dairy farm nutrition analysis

admin | Agriculture, | July 28, 2017

Reveal real-time forage analysis service utilizes SCiO – the smallest handheld near-infrared spectrometer on the market, made by Consumer Physics Cargill Animal Nutrition has joined forces with Israel’s Consumer Physics to introduce Reveal real-time nutrition analysis to US…

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Biopesticides

admin | Agriculture, | July 28, 2017

Biopesticides are comprised of substances that exist naturally in microorganisms and plants and whose main function is to protect the plant from insect attack. In recent years the term biopesticides has become associated with the…

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Israel’s First Vegan Supermarket

admin | Agriculture, | July 28, 2017

These days, being able to find vegan products and specialty stores in the U.S. really isn’t that hard. After all, most grocers have well-stocked aisles, filled with plant-based options and the list of vegan food…

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Israeli environmental research satellite launched

admin | Agriculture, | July 28, 2017

The satellite named Venus will monitor fields and plots of land from space for environmental research purposes, while monitoring the state of land, vegetation, forestation, agriculture, water quality and more; it was built by the…

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5 Israeli Precision Agriculture Technologies Making Farms Smarter

admin | Agriculture, | July 28, 2017

Israeli precision agriculture started with a drip and became a deluge. The “drip” is drip irrigation. The single most significant advance in modern agriculture, invented in Israel by Simcha Blass and his son Yeshayahu in 1959,…

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Wild wheat genome sequencing provides ‘time tunnel’ capable of boosting future food production and safety

admin | Agriculture, | July 13, 2017

A global team of researchers has published the first-ever Wild Emmer wheat genome sequence in Science magazine. Wild Emmer wheat is the original form of nearly all the domesticated wheat in the world, including durum…

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Israel’s high-tech diplomacy in Africa

admin | Technology, Uncategorized, | July 13, 2017

Ferry Biedermann, special to CNBC.com Tuesday, 6 Jun 2017 | 10:12 AM ETCNBC.com Handout | Prime Ministry of Israel | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu greet people during his…

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6 out of WSJ’s top 25 startups are Israeli

admin | Technology, | July 13, 2017

Six Israeli company’s made the Wall Street Journal’s “tech companies to watch.” Of the 25 leading startups selected by “The Wall Street Journal,” in its article “Tech companies to watch,” six – almost one quarter…

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