Month: February 2019

Planting smarter seeds

admin | Agriculture, | February 27, 2019

Source: IsraelAgri Cutting-edge technology creates a next-step ecosystem directly connecting food companies to the supply chain, bringing in turn greater transparency and paving the way for more responsible sourcing of high-value plant protein. Equinom Ltd.,…

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Way beyond watermelon

admin | Agriculture, | February 27, 2019

Source: IsraelAgri Interview with Ofir Elasar– Origene Seeds January 24, 2019 Origene Seeds is known worldwide primarily as a  Cucurbit  company with high quality products of Watermelon, Melons and others . Since its establishment 15 years…

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Pesto saved with fungus resistant basil

admin | Agriculture, | February 27, 2019

By Naama Barak Italy without tomatoes, Ireland without potatoes and the United States without filter coffee – these are all unimaginable culinary nightmares. To these scenarios we can add a world devoid of basil, meaning…

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Advanced Food Analysis Solution

admin | Agriculture, | February 27, 2019

  BY CONSUMER PHYSICS /  WEDNESDAY, 30 JANUARY 2019  Pocket size analyzer transforms forage analysis by enabling instant, on-farm results. WOLVERHAMPTON, United Kingdom and SAN FRANCISCO, California, January 30th, 2019 – Eurofins Agro UK expands its offering…

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Pluristem cells prevent amputation

admin | Medical, | February 27, 2019

Treatment of Buerger’s Disease Patient  Buerger’s disease is a severe vascular inflammatory disease associated with high risk of amputation  Patient was at a pre-amputation stage and was treated with PLX-PAD cell therapy under…

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Restoring vision with a membrane transplant

admin | Medical, | February 27, 2019

By TPS Israeli doctors at the Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa recently conducted a successful procedure through which they restored a woman’s lost eyesight using a placenta. By: TPS A young woman in her…

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A device to prevent cardiac arrest

admin | Medical, | February 27, 2019

By  Abigail Klein Leichman Simple emergency solution from an Israeli physician-inventor redirects blood to core organs from limbs in case of hemorrhagic shock or cardiac arrest. The 1940s inflatable anti-gravity suit kept fighter pilots from…

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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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Seaweed: The future of sustainable farming

admin | Uncategorized, | February 15, 2019

By Omer Kabir Marine biologist Yossi Tal, the chief technology officer of algae farming company Seakura Ltd., sees seaweed as the future of sustainable farming— a way to produce more nutritious foodstuff in a cost-efficient,…

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Planting a smarter seed

admin | Agriculture, | February 15, 2019

Equinom‘s Non-GMO technology shapes the future of plant protein and creates new ecosystem Planting a Smarter Seed Equinom Ltd., a seed tech start-up, is combining natural breeding techniques with proprietary algorithms to produce high-functioning, non-genetically modified organism (non-GMO)…

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