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Israeli startup maps genome of cotton and sweet potato for better crops

admin | Agriculture, | August 14, 2017

By Shoshanna Solomon NRGene, the Israeli startup that has mapped the genome for bread, pasta and wild emmer wheat, said that it has now mapped the genome for the most common cotton breed and the sweet…

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Making fruit look and taste better

admin | Agriculture, | August 14, 2017

By No-Camels team Researchers at Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science have discovered a way to alter specific traits of fruits and vegetables to make them look and taste better. By cutting DNA in a specific…

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How to solve the problem of food security

admin | Agriculture, | August 14, 2017

By Abigail Klein Leichman Nutritionists, farmers, chefs, journalists, academics and government officials convene to find sustainable solutions for now and the future. What brought international celebrity chef Assaf Granit and Israeli First Lady Nechama Rivlin to a…

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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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Can cannabis turn back the aging process?

admin | Medical, | August 10, 2017

By Israel21c Staff Israeli researchers restore the memory performance of lab mice to a juvenile stage. Clinical trials on humans are next. As our brain ages, our cognitive abilities naturally decrease and it becomes more…

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Hope of a New Future for Patients with Heart Failure Using New Implantable Haemodynamic Monitoring Technologies

admin | Medical, | August 10, 2017

Source: Business Wire A review appearing in the July 18 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) discusses current and next-generation implantable haemodynamic monitors and how new approaches focused on the direct measurement…

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Israeli researchers look into eyes for early signs of Alzheimer’s

admin | Medical, | August 10, 2017

By Shoshanna Solomon Sheba Medical Center team believes eyes are windows to our brain and could help detect the devastating illness It  is often said that the eyes are the windows to the soul. But…

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A DOUBLE WIN WITH CYBERSECURITY EXCELLENCE AND CYBER DEFENCE MAGAZINE AWARDS

admin | Cyber/Security, | August 8, 2017

By Suda Srinivasan Dome9 Security, the leader in cloud infrastructure security, recently announced that Dome9 Arc, the company’s acclaimed cloud security platform, was named Best Cloud Security Product in the 2017 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards. Dome9 Arc was…

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NEW APP ALERTS PARENTS WHEN CHILDREN ARE CYBERBULLIED

admin | Cyber/Security, | August 8, 2017

By Benjamin Dukas Developed by Israelis, the Keepers app lets parents know when their children are being cyberbullied. Keepers Child Safety, a company based in Jerusalem, has developed an app that can alert parents when…

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