The Israeli image makers

Hebrew University whizzes have developed a mathematical algorithm that requires marking images with only a few crude squiggles to create a highly realistic color picture.Israeli brainpower provides much added value to computer software, according to Science magazine, which recently ranked …

Patenting Israeli ingenuity

The Israel Trademark and Patent Office has some 200 employees and is responsible for examining applications and registering patents, designs and trademarks within the country.Few Israelis are Einsteins, but the great Jewish physicist, who was hired as a Swiss patent …

Hyperbaric chamber helps man regain vision

A blood clot blocked the central artery in the retina of a 54-year-old man.A man who was blind in one eye regained his sight after unusual treatment recently in the hyperbaric chamber operated by Rambam Hospital’s ophthalmology department. The man, …

New life for an old drug

Israeli researchers hope to gain approval for clinical trials soon.New hope for AIDS and cancer patients lies in the resurrection of a drug slated for testing soon in clinical trials in Israel – a drug that dates back to World …