Revving up Israel’s automobile industry

“Israel has some of the best automotive technologies in the world,” says Paul Linden. He should know. Linden has over 20 years experience with some of the top car manufacturers, including GM, Ford and Toyota. Linden, a native of Toronto, …

A hip reconstruction that mimics nature

Active Implants’ TriboFit Buffer is a pliable, resilient cap that fits snuggly in the socket of the hipbone.Did you know that jogging puts five and a half times the body weight on your hip joints? And stumbling puts a peak …

Israeli startup turns Asia’s three-wheelers green

Interest was running high at the launch of the new Energtek three-wheeler in the Philippines. A snazzy green Yamaha RS100T motorcycle with a sidecar will be the greenest taxi in the Philippines in the near future. The vehicle will be …

Israeli teacher gets the stamp of approval

Keren Or Lalo has two key assets needed to succeed in business – ideas and drive. The former teacher has morphed into a budding entrepreneur leveraging her love for math into three “nifty” sets of rubber stamps with the basic …

A dress rehearsal for surgery

The Simbionix Uro-Mentor simulator.When vascular surgeons at Strong hospital, affiliated with the University of Rochester in New York, tracked a pain in Joyce Leopard’s leg to a clogged carotid artery in her neck, they decided to simulate surgery first. Using …

Israeli study shows US a digital haven for terrorists

Unwittingly, American ISPs host some of the world’s most dangerous terrorist organizations: Prof. Niv Ahituv, of Tel Aviv University.Terrorist organizations are exploiting well-known Internet Service Providers to get their messages out, according to a new study by an Israeli researcher. …

City of David website wins global UN award

The website lets you experience Jerusalem as King David did 3,000 years ago.Israel may have missed out at the Oscars in Hollywood, but an Israel website, www.cityofdavid.org.il, won first prize at the UN-sponsored World Summit Awards (WSA) in Venice recently. …

Cell phone tips off credit card fraud

Every two seconds another person becomes a victim of identity theft. No wonder identity theft is the greatest fear in the world, according to a global survey by Visa/Harris Polls. Losses mount up to several billions of dollars a year. …

HP Indigo Takes the Lead in Quality Digital Printing

Journalists, analysts, and customers from all over the world received demonstrations of HP’s newest products at the Israeli event.There should be no surprise that international printing giant Hewlett Packard (HP) kicked off its debut of new printing products at a …

New Israeli gel improves nature’s healing

Created in the Regentis lab, Gelrin could help repair damage to the cartilage in the knee.Skiing, skating, climbing, soccer are all invigorating sports, but if you fall and injure the cartilage in your knee – or, if it wears out …