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Human sense of sound more acute than most mammals

The precision of human hearing exceeds that found in the auditory cortices of all other land mammals.The human being is the only animal on earth that listens to and creates music out of sheer emotion. We play instruments, compose sonnets …

New Israeli gel improves nature’s healing

Created in the Regentis lab, Gelrin could help repair damage to the cartilage in the knee.Skiing, skating, climbing, soccer are all invigorating sports, but if you fall and injure the cartilage in your knee – or, if it wears out …

Israeli transgenic plants offer safer human collagen

Collagen is harvested from the leaves of CollPlant’s genetically engineered tobacco plants.The plants growing at CollPlant’s greenhouse in the north of Israel look much like any other tobacco plants. Appearances, however, are deceptive. These plants, worth millions of dollars when …

Israel’s SenseUrine puts a leaky bladder back on tract

SenseUrine’s compact, non-invasive and affordable device uses biofeedback methods to manage and treat all forms of urinary incontinence.Urinary incontinence, or not having control of when one has to “go” is a major healthcare concern in the US. The embarrassing and …

Virtual reality helps autistic kids cross the road

Autistic children can improve their road safety skills by using a computer-based virtual reality learning program, according to new research conducted by scientists at the University of Haifa in Israel. Researchers Prof. Naomi Josman and Prof. Tamar Weiss from the …

Israeli start-up develops GPS for the body

Navigating the body: MediGuide’s new MPS imaging technologyGera Strommer likens MediGuide’s tracking and imaging technology to GPS (global positioning satellite). “The difference is that GPS locates your position on a map, while we locate it in the human body,” explains …