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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)

Israeli discovery aids stroke recovery

Brainsgate’s technology is based on a miniature electrode implanted on the roof of the mouth within 24 hours following a stroke. Stroke is the leading cause of adult long-term disability in the US. Out of the approximately five million stroke …

Results are just a breath away with new Israeli liver test

Liver biopsies are an invasive, uncomfortable and painful ordeal. A long hollow needle is pressed into the abdomen to remove tissue samples to assess liver injury resulting from infectious disease like Hepatitis C, or metabolic liver diseases related to overweight …

An Israeli workout for the brain

Retirees use the Cognifit MindFit program to keep their minds sharp. What do limousine drivers, breast cancer patients, and retirees have in common? They’re all the beneficiaries of the applications developed by Israeli company CogniFit. CogniFit creates state-of-the-art applications that …