Health
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)

Staying on course

The true innovation at the core of the PoleStar system is the concept of bringing the MRI to the OR as opposed to performing surgical procedures in an MRI suite.’What’s the big deal? It’s not brain surgery,’ the familiar saying …

Insulin injections without needles

The NanoPump is a tiny silicon array on the skin in which dozens or hundreds of tiny, hollow pyramids, are set, barely detectable by the naked eye.Diabetes patients have long been required to administer their daily injections with an inch-long …

As good as mother’s milk

Nutrinia’s technology enables the industrial production of micro-encapsulated insulin that can be incorporated into an infant formula while maintaining a level of potency similar to that of the insulin present in natural mother’s milk.Nutrinia, a start-up Israeli company founded by …

Israeli research behind new cancer-fighting drug

Professor Avraham Hershko (left) and Dr. Aaron Ciechanover led the Technion team that discovered the system that degrades proteins – the ubiquitin system. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug to fight cancer, which is the …