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Breakthrough in vitamin-enriched drinks

Technion researchers have come up with a way to enrich soft drinks with health-enhancing vitamins and minerals and not cloud the beverage. The ground-breaking method – which uses nanocapsules that don’t dissolve well in water — can also be used …

$350m exit for Israel’s SuperDimension

SuperDimension, the Israeli medical device company that develops minimally-invasive pulmonology devices, has been acquired for $350 million by US medical device giant Covidien, according to a report in Calcalist. SuperDimension’s mission, as written on its website, is to be the …

Record high for incoming tourism

The rainy winter didn’t stop tourists from visiting Israel last month and the Ministry of Tourism even recorded an all-time high of sightseers in February. Some 232,000 tourists visited Israel in February of this year, six percent more than in …

Forbes lists 13 Israeli billionaires

Forbes has released its annual billionaires list and included 13 Israeli moguls on it. Idan Ofer, who inherited his $6.2 billion wealth from his father Sammy, is considered Israel’s richest person. He placed 161st on the global rich list.The late …

Israelis among world’s ‘best looking’

Israel is home to the hottest guys and the world’s most beautiful women, according to two new polls by Traveler’s Digest. The online travel directory and magazine written by travel writers from around the world placed Tel Aviv’s women and …