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A toothpaste that can save the world’s kangaroos [video]

Lumpy jaw disease is no laughing matter for captive kangaroos. A new Israeli-developed tooth varnish can prevent this deadly dental disease. Kangaroos in captivity often develop a contagious, and sometimes fatal, gum condition called lumpy jaw disease. Now, veterinarians at …

Drinking water for China, Israeli style

Israel’s IDE Technologies is building China’s largest and ‘greenest’ desalination plant to meet the country’s expanding energy needs. IDE’s installation in Tianjin. Normally, “green” and “desalination” are two words that don’t go together. Desalination is a process that takes brackish …

Reduce, reuse, recycle… and retire

Israeli ‘Reuse’ conference provides timely tips for green businesses including Retire, which fashions furniture and ponds from old tires. Israeli business, Retired, makes surprisingly comfortable furniture from old tires. In 2000, Hans Pallada had an idea. “There are untold thousands …

Global visitors to dive into Israeli water tech

Gearing up for the November 2011 WATEC expo, Israel is getting word into the pipeline about new water technology solutions from 400 companies. Israel’s advanced desalination plants developed by IDE Technologies generate a great deal of interest worldwide. It’s like …

Evida – an Israeli battery under the hood

In a $250 million deal, Israel’s Evida will supply the batteries, cooling systems and software tools to run Mia Electric’s vehicles in Europe. Batteries for Mia Electric’s vehicles will be supplied by Israeli company Evida. Racing from one business meeting …

New tool could predict future earthquakes

By learning from history, a new Israeli invention promises to help pinpoint where and when earthquakes will strike again, minimizing danger to lives and property. Photo by Zaka/Flash90. A view of the Haitian national palace in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, in the …

Bad air days choke Wall Street trading

A new Israeli study indicates that traders don’t perform as well when it’s smoggy outside, affecting markets far beyond New York. Stocks are down on days when the smog is bad in New York. They say a butterfly flapping its …