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Revolutionary stem-cell ALS treatment begins advanced trials

Dr. Dimitrios Karussis.

BrainStorm’s NurOwn enhanced adult stem cells seem to halt the progression of incurable neurodegenerative diseases. By Abigail Klein Leichman August 26,2014 As the Ice Bucket Challenge raises millions for research into amyotrophic

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Israeli Firm Provides Power-by-The-Hour Intel in Gaza

An RT SkyStar 300 system operates along the Gaza border, but is not involved in the current Protective Edge operation. (RT LTA Systems)

By BARBARA OPALL-ROME TEL AVIV — An Israeli aerostat provider whose power-by-the-hour surveillance services have been used to protect targets as varied as Vladimir Putin to Madonna is working under fire along the Gaza border in

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Microsoft and Akamai join forces in first cybersecurity-focused accelerator in Israel

The partnership strengthens the existing collaboration between Microsoft and Jerusalem Ventures Partners. Microsoft Corp. and Akamai Technologies, a leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, have announced

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Unmanned Vehicles: An Israeli Forte

Israel is widely renowned for its homeland security and defense technology sectors, and within this industry, Israeli companies have emerged as leading developers and manufacturers of unmanned air, sea, and land vehicles that support the

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Google Ventures sets up $100m Europe, Israel fund

Sources inform “Globes” that Google will also use its European fund for Israeli start-ups. Five years after launching its Google Ventures investment fund, the Internet giant announced yesterday that it was launching a

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How farmers can save water and fertilizer


posted by Abigail Klein Leichman On July 9,2014 A cutting-edge agricultural technology from Israel is hitting the worldwide market after showing that it helped farmers in a pilot project lower water usage by 30 percent

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US-Israeli energy-tech partnerships take wing

US-Israeli energy-tech partnerships take wing

If you’ve got the spark of energy, BIRD Energy has got your partner from Israel to make it happen. By Karin Klossterman The US-Israel Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation (BIRD) Foundation, which has

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Altana invests $135m in Landa Digital Printing

Benny Landa

The German firm takes a minority stake in Benny Landa’s nanographic printing venture.  German specialty chemicals group Altana is investing $135 million (€100 million) in Landa Corporation unit Landa Digital Printing in an equity financing

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Grey’s Anatomy Spotlights Israeli med tech

Cardiac surgeons can manipulate projected 3D heart structures by touching the holographs.

ABC medical drama introduces viewers to RealView Imaging’s futuristic 3D holographic imaging system for heart surgery. By Abigail Klein Leichman The physicians on Grey’s Anatomy are all actors, of course, but the space-age medical imaging technology recently

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The stem-cell revolution targeting Leukemia

CEO Dr. Shai Yarkoni.

Cellect’s stem-cell selection kit could make bone-marrow transplants as low-risk as getting your appendix out. By Karin Kloosterman A new Israeli company is using the natural process of cell death to help people undergoing transplants of

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