20,000 people die every year stepping on buried landmines: 100 million mines still exist! Israeli researchers at Hebrew U. have developed a remote high-tech system using lasers & bacteria to map locations of buried mines, and eliminate the dangers. [ Bit.ly Link ]
The Sync Project, co-founded by an Israeli computer engineer and based in Boston measures the benefits of using music to treat problems from stress to insomnia, Parkinson's to Alzheimer's. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Big News today, World Malaria Day! Researchers at Israel's Weizmann Institute have developed a malaria vaccine based on stabilized proteins for use in tropical areas with no refrigeration. Millions might be saved! [ Bit.ly Link ]
Israeli MRI company Aspect Imaging raises $30 million!
The innovative small size of its MRI technology platforms - first for the wrist and soon for neo-natal - allows them to be placed at the Point-of-Care. Brilliant! [ Bit.ly Link ]
The Israeli start-up SolarPaint’s technology can generate solar power by putting a nanoparticle-infused coating—known as “photovoltaic paint”—on roofs, walls and in the future, even roads. This technology could be a game-changer, directly confronting the problem of limited land resources tha
Nucleix of Rehovot, Israel has received EU approval to market Bladder EpiCheck, an inexpensive, noninvasive urine test that helps urologists monitor their bladder-cancer patients.
A blood test for lung cancer is in the works. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Meet ElliQ, the robot pal to the elderly created by Israeli startup Intuition Robotics. She plays music, suggests activities, reminds you to take meds, to call friends, & alerts family/MD in an emergency. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Israel's Water Gen extracts water right out of thin air!
Named by Fast Company as one of the world's top 50 innovators, its amazing technology will now provide drinking water to remote Indian villages and Vietnam residents. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Pull Over, Detroit: Israel is the new Motown for Car Technology! From safety apps to car analytics to motion sensors, 100s of startups are propelling Israel to the next revolution of cars and self-driving technology. [ Bit.ly Link ]
#earthlove Israel's Infimer Technologies' patented process converts household waste into useful thermoplastic materials. "Instead of cutting trees or creating bioplastics, we are the only one in the world with this holistic solution." [ Bit.ly Link ]
Tel Aviv named World’s 7th Greenest City!
With 260,000 trees + parks + initiatives like city-sponsored bike & car-sharing services, these Israeli locals have a great, green quality of life. [ Bit.ly Link ]