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Israel wins second-largest number of cyber-security deals globally

admin | Uncategorized, | October 19, 2018

Source: Technology News Israel accounted for the second-largest number of cyber-security deals globally, behind the US and ahead of the UK, a new report compiled by New York data firm CB Insights shows. The report shows that…

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Microscopic worms save Israel’s date industry

admin | Agriculture, | October 17, 2018

By Batya Jerenberg, World Israel News Volcani Agricultural Institute researchers have developed a biological weapon to save date palms from their deadliest pest. Researchers at the Volcani Agricultural Institute have made a discovery that will…

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Restoring plants’ capacity to cope with insect pests

admin | Agriculture, | October 17, 2018

Interview with Shay Shaanan – STK September 27, 2018 Shay Shaanan– Assistant CEO for Technological Business Development,  STK bio-ag technologies   In recent years the public’s awareness of environmental and food quality is on the…

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The first irrigation system with a brain

admin | Agriculture, | October 17, 2018

Source: IsraelAgri Israeli irrigation specialist Netafim recently launched  its new precision drip irrigation system NetBeat. The company likes to refer to it as the second revolution in smart (drip) irrigation. Netafim was established in 1965 in the Kibbutz…

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IsraelAgri – World Food Day 2018

admin | Agriculture, | October 17, 2018

Source:  IsraelAgri.com Food Tech Innovations: Towards ZeroHungerWorld by 2030 Click on www.israelagri.com to read the brochure which contains and explains the remarkable innovations.

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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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