Category: Environment/Energy

Researcher discovers trees interact and share resources

admin | Environment/Energy, | August 10, 2017

By Yonatan Sredni Trees are truly amazing. Besides producing nearly half the earth’s oxygen, providing habitat for millions of species, and creating the soil and timber resources we depend on, trees also do one more surprising…

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Scientists develop innovative way to remove viruses from drinking water

admin | Environment/Energy, | August 10, 2017

By Israel21c staff Israeli and American researchers develop novel membrane filtration methods to fill a critical need worldwide. A team of Israeli, German and US researchers have developed novel ultrafiltration membranes that significantly improve the…

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Scientists develop innovative way to remove viruses from drinking water

admin | Environment/Energy, | July 5, 2017

Israeli and American researchers develop novel membrane filtration methods to fill a critical need worldwide. By ISRAEL21c Staff June 6, 2017 A team of Israeli, German and US researchers have developed novel ultrafiltration membranes that…

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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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Desalination Nation: How Israel Is Helping The World Fight Water Shortage

admin | Environment/Energy, | May 29, 2017

By Kirk D’Souza, NoCamels May 24, 2017 In the hot and arid Middle East, clean water is liquid gold. Faced with limited rainfall and a grueling climate, Israel has increasingly relied on seawater since it…

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Clean electric power for planes could be about to take off

admin | Environment/Energy, | May 15, 2017

Inflight, on-demand hydrogen production could mean ‘greener’ commercial jets for the future. By Abigail Klein Leichman May 1, 2017 Jet image via Shutterstock.com Israeli aerospace engineers have developed and patented a process that can be…

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Water World

admin | Environment/Energy, | May 3, 2017

24/4/2017 / David E. Kaplan South African in Israel explores the complex interactions between man and water. With many regions in South Africa experiencing severe drought, it is intellectually ‘quenching’ to come across such an…

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No entry to viruses, thanks to Israeli-US team’s wastewater filter

admin | Environment/Energy, | May 3, 2017

Colds, diarrhea and worse can be prevented by hydrogel coating that bars contaminants from municipal water supplies By Shoshanna Solomon April 20, 2017 Illustrative glass of water (Pixaby free images) Researchers from Ben-Gurion University of…

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