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Israel’s Leviathan takes on clean tech

Dr. Daniel Farb (right) meets San Francisco mayor, Gavin Newsom in Israel recently. In Hebrew the word leviathan roughly translates to a “whale” – and describes the great sea creature that carried the prophet Jonas in its gut for three …

Israel’s constant gardener is a recycler

It’s the kind of stuff that could inspire Leonard Cohen’s “Suzanne” – Israel’s Yoav Kotik is finding treasures in discarded objects, by fashioning trash into flower gardens, jewelry, lamps and objects of art.   The 50-year-old industrial designer is now …

Israel’s Newton puts green in motion

Newton’s clean hybrid engine uses parts from two traditional engines on the market today. Since the industrial revolution, humanity has struggled to find ways to make the machine more efficient and productive. Engines drive our cars, wash our clothes and …

Israeli innovation turns trash into electricity

TGE Tech’s device can convert refuse into syngas, an element that has the properties of gas, oil and coal. Some of the biggest mountains aren’t made out of stone; they’re built out of garbage. It’s a sad fact of life …

The rhythm according to Green

“Being able to maximize crop yield will be very important in the future.” Dr. Rachel Green. As the world warms up and food insecurity predictions become real, the research of Dr. Rachel Green from The Hebrew University will likely grow …