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Slime is making millions of people sick every year. Photo via www.shutterstock.com

Electric cars – what about pedal power?

The most exciting solution to the energy crisis and climate change problems is based on improving energy efficiency – an area where Israel, with its know-how and ability to adapt, excels. Two million electric cars flooding the streets and highways …

Israeli researchers close in on drought-resistant crops

Finding the genes that help plants survive arid desert conditions: Dr. Simon Barak. Israeli researchers have identified the genes that allow plants to tolerate and survive the harsh desert conditions of heat, drought and salinity. The discovery, by a team …

A big green light for Israel’s Metrolight

Metrolight has developed a new kind of ballast that not only extends the life of the lamp, but also makes industrial lighting more efficient. Cities and companies in the US are concerned about energy usage. Not only does consuming excessive …