Month: September 2018

Israel unveils the world’s fastest AI chip

admin | Technology, | September 30, 2018

Source: Globes Newspaper Israeli startup Habana Labs has come out of stealth and presented what it claims is the world’s fastest artificial intelligence (AI) chip, three times faster than that of its rival Nvidia, at a conference in…

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Toward an “Ultra-personalised” therapy for melanoma

admin | Medical, | September 30, 2018

Source: Weizmann Institute A new approach to identifying “signposts” on cancer cells may help immune cells eliminate the disease   T cells (red) attacking melanoma cells (green). The neo-antigen-specific T cells in this image are…

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Brilliant new cancer testing device

admin | Medical, | September 30, 2018

Source: Medical Design and Outsourcing Alpha Tau wins approval to test cancer-targeting device in the U.S. Image courtesy of Alpha Tau Medical. Alpha Tau Medical can begin U.S. clinical trials of its cancer-zapping device, thanks to…

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Wound closure technique replaces surgical suturing

admin | Medical, | September 30, 2018

Source: NoCamels Surgical suturing, commonly known as stitching, has been used for sealing wounds closed as far back as 3000 BC in Ancient Egypt. Since then, this medical technique, using a needle to sew two flaps of skin…

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Possible cure for acute leukemia

admin | Medical, | September 30, 2018

Source: NoCamels  New ‘Cluster Bomb-Like’ Drug Could Become Cure For Acute Leukemia, Israeli Scientists Say Health News 3D-rendered close up of isolated leukemia cells.  Israeli scientists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem say they have…

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Monitor your metabolism with a single breath

admin | Medical, | September 30, 2018

Source: Israel21c The Lumen device and app monitor your metabolism through breath. Identical twins Michal and Merav Mor have more than looks in common: both earned PhDs in physiology at Ben-Gurion University, both compete in…

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Israel ranks 6th worldwide for health efficiency

admin | Medical, | September 30, 2018

Source: Globes Newspaper Israel is among the world’s six leading countries in health efficiency, according to the latest Health Care Efficiency Index published by Bloomberg. The index, published annually, rates the health care efficiency of 56 countries…

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Fruit and vegetable wastage reduced by retail packaging

admin | Agriculture, | September 30, 2018

Source: IsraelAgri Food loss and waste The issue of food loss and waste reduction recently achieves much public attention as part of worldwide efforts to combat global hunger and improve food security.  Studies conducted by…

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Shading nets overcome damages from global warming

admin | Agriculture, | September 30, 2018

Source:  IsraelAgri Whether we’re talking about cold or hot global zones, for several years global warming is causing weather extremes and frequent conditions that have far-reaching influence on agriculture, farmers and horticulture in various zones.…

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Ultra-thin MA film revolutionizes packaging

admin | Agriculture, Uncategorized, | September 30, 2018

Source: Israel-Agri Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) has been around for three decades already and in recent years it has gained acceptance, as the market appreciates its performance preserving the freshness of fresh produce and reducing…

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