Health
Prof. Benayahu, right, diving for soft corals in Taiwan. Photo by Ming-Shiou Jeng

Keeping avian flu from taking flight

Turkish rescue workers remove a chicken contaminated with avian flu. (Photo: AP)Experts say that it’s only a matter of time before the deadly avian flu, which has already hit Europe, Asia, and Africa arrives on the shores of North America. …

Israeli company develops painless glucose monitor

The portable GlucoTrack device can accurately measure glucose levels on-the-spot.An Israeli company has developed an innovative new non-invasive measurement system for diabetics that will enable them to check their glucose levels painlessly, without having to prick their fingers. The new …

‘Dancing’ genes discovered by Israeli researcher

The dancer ‘type’, says Ebstein, clearly demonstrates qualities that are not necessarily lacking but are not expressed as strongly in other people: a heightened sense of communication, and a strong spiritual personality trait. What makes dancers different than the rest …

Israeli startup extracts sushi’s health potential

The economic benefit of NoriTech’s system is its ability to produce a pre-planned, standardized crop, guaranteed to be enriched with nutritional elements.Over the last decade, sushi has boomed in popularity around the world. While most people focus on the delectable …

Israel molds the mindset of champions

A Wingate student is hooked to a biofeedback device as part of the The Wingate 5-Step Approach. (Photo: Stephanie L. Freid) The members of the Israeli delegation to the 2008 Summer Olympic Games are naturally going to be at the …

Israeli implant prevents early onset of puberty

The histrelin implant is being touted as a replacement for the current method to curb central precocious puberty – uncomfortable monthly injections.Teenage years can be difficult enough without having them arrive early. Unfortunately, due to a condition called central precocious …