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A little glooq goes a long way in building brands

As the recession hits marketing budgets, Elad Schneor, founder and CEO of Revolutionare, believes that interest in glooq will continue to grow.Marketing and advertising budgets have tanked in the United States, but an Israeli company is throwing out a lifeline. …

A walk – and drive – down electric avenue

An Israeli company has built a technology that can harvest energy generated by cars driving down a road and pedestrians walking through subways. Eddy Grant’s song Electric Avenue has come to life: An Israeli company Innowattech has built a technology …

Israel’s Explay helps you see the big picture

Today, you can store pictures, video clips, and documents in your cellular phone, but you can’t make full use of them without a companion handheld or embedded projection device. That will soon change, thanks to an Israeli company’s recently unveiled …

Israel’s nanotech industry takes off

Israel’s nanotech industry takes off

Bionic noses used as bomb sniffers. Mini-medical submarines that deliver drugs to individual cancer cells in your body. Tiny chemical laboratories on a chip to monitor water pollution. Self-cleaning materials that mimic a bird’s feathers. Sunscreen that doesn’t soak into …

OoVoo brings teleconferencing to the masses… for free

In the not so distant past, conducting a teleconference between several company offices in different parts of the globe required a dedicated meeting room with large TV screens on the wall and cameras that panned and swayed to capture meeting …

New Israeli method ‘de-claws’ plutonium for peaceful use

The method developed at Ben-Gurion University denatures the plutonium created in large nuclear reactors by adding Americium. (Image: Plutonium pellet; Courtesy of the US Department of Energy via Wikimedia Commons) “It is easier to denature plutonium than to denature the …

MindCite connects the dots to solve crime

MindCite connects the dots to solve crime

Terrorists, criminals, lawbreakers are usually whizzes at covering their tracks. Tracking them down may be possible in a fast-paced TV show with super star detectives like Horatio H. Caine, Mac Taylor, or Jack Bauer. But, in reality, a staggering number …

Sweat, the fingerprint of the future?

Perspiration has crime-busting potential, according to Israeli chemists who say that the food we eat, drugs we take, gender and even state of mind, all combine to make each person’s sweat unique. Dr. Michael Gozin of Tel Aviv University’s School …