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Grafting can protect vegetables against soil-borne diseases

admin | Uncategorized, | September 17, 2018

Source: IsraelAgri The commercial use of grafted vegetable transplants has been practiced for over 50 years in East Asia to overcome crop limitations associated with intensive cultivation on limited and challenging arable land. Grafting can…

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Transforming agriculture in Africa

admin | Agriculture, | September 17, 2018

By Enos Denhere Agriculture in Israel is a highly developed industry. Israel is a major exporter of fresh produce and a world-leader in agricultural technologies despite the fact that the geography of the country is…

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Controlling fruit flies

admin | Agriculture, | September 17, 2018

Source: NoCamels Team Fruit flies are considered among the most annoying household pests, buzzing around food and waste and generally being a disgusting nuisance. In the agricultural world, they are an outright menace, impacting whole…

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NASPERS buys ZOOZ

admin | Uncategorized, | September 17, 2018

By James de Villiers BUSINESS INSIDER | TECH Naspers-owned company buys an Israeli start-up, whose tech is already used by South African taxis Naspers-owned PayU has acquired Israeli technology platform Zooz for an undisclosed amount. Zooz allows…

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The new creepy crawly search-and-rescue robot

admin | Technology, | September 17, 2018

Source: Israel21c Ben-Gurion University researchers designed the Rising Sprawl-Tuned Autonomous Robot (RSTAR) to function simply and reliably without external mechanical intervention.  The newest member of the robot family at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU)…

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Folding car makes a grand entrance!

admin | Technology, | September 17, 2018

By Abigail Klein Leichman At a recent YPO Innovation Week event in Tel Aviv, designers of the CityTransformer folding car made a grand entrance by driving right out of the elevator onto the exhibition level. The latest…

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Foldable electric vehicle: transport of the future

admin | Uncategorized, | September 17, 2018

By Allegra Diamond Technology News A demo vehicle by City Transformer, which seeks to change how we use transportation in urban areas.  Traffic congestion in Israel is on record as being the worst in the Western…

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Greening the trucking industry

admin | Technology, | September 17, 2018

By Brian Blum Tevva developed software calculates the most efficient use of the battery and tells the range extender when to boot up. Submarines and electric battery-powered trucks might seem as odd a mix as…

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Technology reads web-pages in a multitude of languages

admin | Technology, | September 17, 2018

Source: NoCamels staff Technology News Google on mobile.  Google announced recently that its Go app, a lightweight, faster version of its search function for devices with little space and unreliable internet connections, can now read…

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Intel’s newest and fastest laptop processors from Haifa

admin | Technology, | September 17, 2018

By Shoshana Solomon Intel’s team in Haifa Intel Corp., whose processors power most of the world’s computers, recently announced new additions to its 8th generation processors, targeted at super-thin and light laptops, with the promise of up to…

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