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Bacteriophage EFDG1 at a magnification of 20,000 to 30,000 times. Some phages are still bound to remains of the dead bacteria. (Photo: Ronen Hazan/Hebrew University)
Cupron offers protection from bacteria to flu (Video)

Cupron offers protection from bacteria to flu (Video)

The ancient Egyptians knew that copper kills parasites. Israeli company Cupron uses copper oxide in its antimicrobial masks in a bid to save lives. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YF0p9tCza2c They call it “the fabric that fights back.” Israeli company Cupron’s antimicrobial technology can be …

An audible breakthrough for implants and hearing aids

A new Israeli technology called Clearcall can improve the quality of voices heard through hearing devices, such as hearing aids and cochlear implants. According to Prof. Miriam Furst-Yust from Tel Aviv University’s School of Electrical Engineering, her software can make …

New drug hope for children with leukemia

New Israeli research that links childhood leukemia to a protein mutation found in adults with a common blood disorder holds out hope of a cure. Israeli researchers have discovered a vital new link between childhood leukemia and a protein mutation …

Facing down the super-antigens

An Israeli biotech company is developing a new peptide that could be used to treat sepsis and septic shock by preventing a cascade of toxic super-antigens in the body. Massive infection, autoimmune disease and even toxic shock resulting from bio-weapons …

Oral drugs that can pack more of a punch

More than 25 years of research by an Israeli professor has culminated in nanocapsules that can slip through our bodies’ defenses to deliver more curing power. It may be the latest scientific trend, but Professor Simon Benita of the Hebrew …