Month: June 2018

Root-focused plant breeding methods increase crop yields – and a whole lot more!

admin | Agriculture, | June 14, 2018

By Amarelle Wenkerk Israeli agricultural technology company Rootility Ltd. announced that it had completed a $10 million series C funding round led by U.K.-based ADM Capital’s Cibus Fund.  The Israel-based company develops root-focused plant breeding methods…

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12 Food-Agri Tech Startups to watch in 2018

admin | Agriculture, | June 14, 2018

By Viva Sarah Press Food and agriculture were the focus in Israel’s tech ecosystem recently, as representatives from the world’s governments, manufacturers, farmers, academic institutes, investors and entrepreneurs gathered in Tel Aviv to get a taste…

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Nano system delivers anticancer drugs to childhood tumors

admin | Medical, | June 14, 2018

Source: Israel21c staff A nanotech system invented in Israel for transporting anticancer drugs specifically in pediatric patients has been shown to slow tumor growth and prolong life expectancy in engineered mice by 42 percent. In…

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New wearable health system for detecting disease

admin | Medical, | June 14, 2018

By Ben Huang Wearable health monitoring devices are among the most exciting scientific developments. Technology capable of tracking vital signs, activity, fitness, and sleep quality such as in the Apple Watch and Fitbit already have…

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Reprogramming cancer cells back to their pre-cancer state

admin | Medical, | June 14, 2018

By Simona Shemer Cancer cells typically acquire a common set of properties, including unlimited proliferation potential, self-sufficiency in growth signals, resistance to cell death, and an ability to activate invasion and metastasis, as described in a seminal…

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Intel announces 8th-generation processors developed in Israel

admin | Uncategorized, | June 14, 2018

By Abigail Klein Leichman Intel Corporate VP Gregory Bryant announces the Whiskey Lake U-series and Amber Lake Y-series, the newest additions to the 8th Gen Intel Core processor family.  At COMPUTEX Taipei 2018 recently, Intel…

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New database tracks Israeli tech developed in universities and research institutes

admin | Uncategorized, | June 14, 2018

Source: NoCamels Team Israeli non-profit Start-Up Nation Central announced that it has launched a new database tracking some 1,300 technologies being developed in Israeli universities, medical centers, and and research institutions. The new searchable database…

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