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Israeli breakthrough mines copper to keep bacteria away

‘My dream was to develop a self-sterilizing textile,’ says Jeffrey Gabbay, founder and CEO of Cupron. To accomplish goals as diverse as preventing the transmission of the avian flu virus to curing athlete’s foot, Cupron, a small American company with …

Israeli innovation uses nerve stimulation to treat heart failure

The CardioFit electrical stimulator system is designed to improve heart function through the controlled stimulation of the vagus nerve which is found in the neck.The entrepreneurs and researchers behind Israeli company BioControl Medical Ltd. have already struck gold once. Now …