Category Archives: Science and Technology

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Energy from the desert

Israel’s largest solar field begins flowing to the national grid By SHARON UDASIN07/29/2015, Jerusalem Post Arava Power Company CEO: In six days, a million-and-a-half kilowatt hours have been uploaded to the national grid Officials in the Arava on Wednesday inaugurated … Continue reading

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Wearable fetal monitor developed in Israel

Israelis develop wearable device for non-stop fetal monitoring Tel Aviv’s Nuvo Group has developed the mobile monitor PregSense, 
which gives both mom and the doctor lots of continuous information. By Reuters | Jun. 7, 2015 | Reprinted from Haaretz.com  Israeli … Continue reading

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Israel turns trash to biofuel

Home unit can turn trash into biofuel UN’s Ban Ki-moon to Israeli company: ‘Millions of women and children die each year due to indoor smoke from open fires. This is just the thing they need.’ By Abigail Klein Leichman May … Continue reading

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Nobel Prize winners to meet in Israel

Israel to host world’s biggest science conference Dozens of world renowned scientists, Nobel Prize laureates and 400 young people considered the future generation of global science will participate in a major event in Jerusalem this summer. Itamar Eichner, YNet News, … Continue reading

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Israel sets desalination records

IDE’s Israel seawater RO desalination plant sets world record for water production Reprinted from Water World http://www.waterworld.com/articles/2015/02/ide-s-israel-seawater-ro-desalination-plant-sets-new-world-record.html IDE’s Ashkelon seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant Feb. 10, 2015 — IDE Technologies, a global water treatment specialist, announced that its seawater reverse … Continue reading

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Innovative cancer detection

Mobile SniffPhone will detect cancer on a user’s breath Diagnostic system developed by Technion professor is to pair with tiny smell-sensitive sensor that can go anywhere By David Shamah February 3, 2015, Reprinted from Times of Israel A patient uses … Continue reading

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Israeli engineering students volunteer in Africa

Tel Aviv Engineering Students Bring Clean Water Solution To Tanzania By NoCamels Team January 21, 2015 Reprinted from No Camels Like many good stories, this one began with food. A group of students at TAU’s Iby and Aladar Fleischman Faculty … Continue reading

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Israeli startups in demand

Amazon Buys Stealthy Israeli Chip Startup Annapurna Labs by Jason Verge on January 23, 2015 Reprinted from Data Center Knowledge Amazon has acquired Israeli startup Annapurna Labs for an estimated $350-$400 million, according to The Wall Street Journal and other … Continue reading

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