Making the roads safer for motorbike riders

Riders attach lights to the back of their jackets to enable drivers to see them more clearly.Like most Israelis, Rahamim Levi regularly hears about the thousands of people killed in traffic accidents in the country every year. But instead of …

US-Israel scientific cooperation blossoms

US Ambassador to Israel Richard Jones speaks at the Fulbright Israel anniversary symposium on US-Israeli scientific and technological cooperation. (Photo: Kobi Koenicks)Tens of thousands of Americans who suffer from severe and seemingly untreatable gout may soon find relief for their …

A healing place for children

Two-year-old Mahmoud Rasmi developed an immediate rapport with one of the first nurses he encountered at Schneider Children’s Medical Center of Israel – even though she couldn’t understand Mahmoud’s request in Arabic for a present, his father said as the …

Peace of mind for special needs families

Shalva stands out among institutions that treat children with special needs because it invests in the parents as well as the kids. Until her seventh child was born nearly two years ago, Naama Tzuriel didn’t spend too much time thinking …

Peace of mind for special needs families

Until her seventh child was born nearly two years ago, Naama Tzuriel didn’t spend too much time thinking about how to nurse her children, whether to sing to them, or which game to play with them. But after giving birth …

Israeli scientists teach world colleagues how the brain functions

Hebrew University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Neural Computation – a ‘center of excellence’ that scientists around the world are turning towards.Without the math and computation skills involved in analyzing brain signals, researchers at the Hebrew University might have done no more …

An Israeli peek into the future of telecom

Staying connected: some 46 Israeli start-ups showcased their products at last week’s Telecom Israel 2004 exhibition.While American consumers are just beginning to be able to download TV and video clips onto their cell phones, Israeli startup eBIZ.mobility is already marketing …