Environment
Hand-harvesting at Kaima.

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 …

My Story: Plastic psychology

Trapped in flagrante bottelo – one Jerusalem doctor’s attempt to clean up the environment. I realized that I enjoy a personality trait which had begun to slide toward becoming a frank disorder when one of my neighbors caught me rummaging …

From cancer vaccines to a cure for allergies

Opening up a new world for disease treatment: Anat Eitan, founder and CEO of AllergyFight and VacciGuard. Unlike the world of high-tech, Israel’s biotech community is populated with women leading life-changing companies into the new millennium. They are CEOs and …

Israel’s Ecological Mission

Israel learns that going green isn’t just for the birds. As the sun dips behind the Ramat Naftali Mountain range, beginning to draw with it what’s left of the light in the Upper Galilee, we set off to see the …

Israeli company aims to bring solar power a major step nearer

Gonen Fink, CEO and co-founder of Pythagoras Solar aims to combine existing solar technologies with innovations in optics, semiconductor and mass manufacturing processes. Global warming, and rapid industrialization coupled with dwindling finite reservoirs of fossil fuel, are behind a worldwide …

Israel takes the lead in the cleantech revolution

The world may just be waking up to the need for clean technologies now, but Israel, with its scarce resources and need for independence, has been developing them for years.   From communications to software, to semiconductors, to medical devices …