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Dr. Lobel collecting samples from Ebola survivors in Uganda.

New bubble technology targets cancer cells

For millions of Americans with cancer, the side effects of chemotherapy and other drugs used to treat the disease can be devastating. But new drug-delivery research from Israel based on nano- and microtechnology might provide much-needed relief, and more effective …

Keep baby safe, sound and kicking with Biopad

Every kick counts: the Biopad monitor keeps track of baby’s kicks and somersaults inside the womb. Digital moms, dads, and grandparents-to-be will be happy to have baby “connected” to Israel’s latest high-tech tool. Hooked to an iPhone, Blueberry or other …

Turning bacteria against bacteria to fight disease

Competition between two sibling colonies of the Paenibacillus > dendritiformis bacteria grown side by side. The cells on the inner edges of the two colonies are dead. As bacteria become increasingly resistant to antibiotics, creating indestructible superbugs, bacterial infection has …

Away from the blade and back to the game

Dr. Stephan Ben-Shoshan will be travelling to America later this year to introduce radiologists to the benefits of his CT-guided injection techniques.A “slipped” or herniated spinal disc can put any million-dollar baby out of commission for weeks, possibly months. A …

A high-rise escape system [Video]

A high-rise escape system [Video]

High-rise buildings are a well-known target for terrorists, but in an emergency, people trapped in the building can only really use emergency stairwells to make their escape. Six-year-old Israeli company, Escape Rescue Systems, has developed a revolutionary external evacuation system …

Taking an individual approach to breast cancer treatment

Israeli researchers have developed a new MRI and ultrasound application that can identify maligant tumors before they metastasize, enabling doctors to customize treatment for every breast cancer patient.   Treatment of breast cancer today tends to be standard, but as …

Core Dynamics aims for the big freeze

Core Dynamics’ technology to cryopreserve cells opens up a whole new world of opportunity. Image: Freeze-dried and reconstituted leukocytes.Freeze-drying is that ubiquitous technology used in every packet we buy of instant coffee, tea, soup, even fish food. The process — …

FDA approves breakthrough lung imaging system [VIDEO]

FDA approves breakthrough lung imaging system [VIDEO]

Israeli company Deep Breeze has invented a non-invasive radiation free lung imaging system that uses Vibration Response Imaging to build up a real-time picture of the lung. The technology, which some are calling the biggest breakthrough since ultrasound, can be …

Israeli second opinion can save US lives

“A second opinion can reduce the odds of a misreading to less than five percent,” Adi Bendor, VP business development at ATDS.Who would trust an important medical decision based on one doctor’s opinion? When it comes to medical scans, such …