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Optimising water consumption, autonomous irrigation

admin | Uncategorized, | January 21, 2019

Source: Calcalist Johannesburg-listed chemical company AECI Ltd., through its agricultural chemicals subsidiary Nulandis (Pty) Ltd., signed a collaboration agreement recently with Israel-based agrotech company SupPlant Ltd., according to Oded Rahav, head of business development at SupPlant.…

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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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Cleaning out the brain

admin | Medical, | January 21, 2019

Source: Israel21c The body’s DNA damage response is key in maintaining genome stability in the face of harmful agents. Our DNA is under constant attack from many sources (chemicals and radiation, for example) that can result…

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Cleaning out the brain

admin | Medical, | January 21, 2019

Source:  Microbot Medical Working Prototype of Self-Cleaning Shunt  Microbot Medical Inc. (Nasdaq CM: MBOT) demonstrated an activated Self-Cleaning Shunt (SCSTM) during recent one-on-one investor and analyst meetings in San Francisco, which took place during the…

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Minimally invasive stitching combats obesity

admin | Medical, | January 21, 2019

By Federico Maccioni The Endozip device developed by Israeli startup Nitinotes is inserted via the mouth and has a suturing device, with a needle enclosed inside its main chamber) In 2016 more than 650 million…

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Revolutionising communication for the hard of hearing

admin | Medical, | January 21, 2019

By Benjamin Kerstein A new smartphone app developed by students at the Holon Institute of Technology (HIT) will facilitate communication by deaf people without the aid of sign language. DAS-Deaf Access Solution was developed by…

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The Fountain of Youth

admin | Medical, | January 21, 2019

Source: Weizmann Institute   Drug treatment eliminates senescent cells from tissues of old mice. The blue staining shows senescent cells in lung and liver tissue. The amount of the staining is significantly reduced following the…

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70% of cancerous tumours eliminated

admin | Medical, | January 21, 2019

By Brian Blum   Alpha Tau is working toward commercializing its alpha radiation therapy technology to treat malignant tumors. A breakthrough Israeli technology that eliminates cancerous tumors in 70 percent of cases was nearly lost…

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Ground-breaking Israeli tech turns heads at Las Vegas

admin | Technology, | January 7, 2019

Source: No Camels Nearly three dozen Israeli startups are joining thousands of companies from around the world in Las Vegas this month to take part in the annual CES (International Consumer Electronics Show) conference, where…

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