Category: Environment/Energy

Water purification of nuclear waste

admin | Environment/Energy, | February 15, 2019

By David Israel New cesium-137 radiation source as it appears in its final state.  Researchers at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem have developed a new and unique material that can bind the radioactive isotope Caesium-137…

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Home device for cool water – from the air – on tap

admin | Environment/Energy, | January 29, 2019

Source: NoCamels Israeli company Watergen (also Water-gen), known for developing patented technology that turns air into drinking water, is launching an at-home appliance that it says will drastically change the water consumption industry. The device, dubbed…

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Algal bloom: The latest challenge for Israeli water technology

admin | Environment/Energy, | January 21, 2019

By Jacob Kamaras Water is the essence of life. Increasingly, Israel is the essence of innovation. It’s only natural, then, that a scientist and entrepreneur from the “Startup Nation” is pioneering a solution for the…

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Algae-based falafel battle hunger

admin | Environment/Energy, | January 21, 2019

  The Algalafel developed by graduate students of the Technion, is a new kind of falafel enriched with spirulina — a biomass of blue-green algae which in its dried form contains about 60% protein An…

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Sustainable “plastics” on the horizon

admin | Environment/Energy, | January 3, 2019

By Hana Levi Julian   Waves smack the Mediterranean Coast on the shores of northwest Israel.  A new study carried out at Tel Aviv University describes a process to make bioplastic polymers that don’t require…

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Tiny solar panels for smart electronics

admin | Environment/Energy, | January 3, 2019

By Anna Hirtenstein A startup in Israel is implanting tiny solar panels on electronic devices that allows the devices to sustainably generate their own power, the latest sign that falling costs are pushing renewable energy…

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Israeli biogas company transforms human waste into fuel

admin | Environment/Energy, | January 3, 2019

By Eytan Halon  HomeBiogas co-founders (left to right): Chief financial officer Erez Lanzer, chief executive Oshik Efrati and chief scientist Yair Teller. HomeBiogas, an Israeli company specializing in the manufacture of small-scale biogas systems, launched…

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Agritech company combines sensors and big data to ‘break ground’ worldwide

admin | Environment/Energy, | October 21, 2018

Source: NoCamels Innnovation News As a country made up of more than 60 percent desert and with little annual rainfall, Israel has over the years defied expectations to become a leader in water and precision agriculture tech,…

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Genes from the Dead Sea produce more drought-tolerant crops

admin | Environment/Energy, | October 21, 2018

By Brian Blum The Plantarcbio team at its experimental greenhouse. The biblical Joseph foresaw in a dream a seven-year drought and subsequently guided Egypt’s rulers to set aside enough stores of wheat to survive it.…

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Flow reversal technology wins most valuable prize

admin | Environment/Energy, | August 20, 2018

Source: Ben Gurion University of the Negev Rotec Ltd. was awarded the Most Valuable Technology award at the TechExchange forum of the 2018 Singapore International Water Week for the successful development and implementation of the…

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