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Israeli team reveals details of RNA splicing

A husband and wife scientific team from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Weizmann Institute of Science has revealed the structure of a cellular editor that ‘cuts and pastes’ the first draft of RNA straight after it is formed …

Israel lights the way with fiber optics

Both iamba and Flexlight are leading the way in optical technology in the U.S. by making advanced equipment for the Fiber-To-The-Premises market, known as FTTp.In the not-too-distant future on some Super Bowl Sunday, tens of millions of Americans will sit …

Israeli ingenuity puts pen to computer

The electronic pen developed by Pegasus makes it possible to write directly into a computer, wireless telephone, personal digital assistant (PDA), or mobile computer, and transmit the written material by e-mail or fax.Everybody from doctors, students, and law enforcement officials …

Israeli ‘Net tracker monitors public opinion

Trendum predicted Britney Spears’ fall from grace. ‘Our tool can analyze target audiences in many fields better than any focus group.’Want to keep on top of the trends and fads, instead of reading about them in Entertainment Weekly and People …

Israeli solution prevents mixed medical data

Doctors at Israel’s Shneider Medical Center go over a patients records using the dbMotion system.When an American visits his family doctor, the patient’s medical file can be easily retrieved from a database at the office or clinic. But what happens …

Israeli device provides heart monitoring at home

Cardiometer’s test, which takes just 90 seconds, is non-invasive and completely painless, and tests the functionality of three main physiological functions of a patient’s cardiovascular system.About nine months ago, Ronen Arbel, the founder and CEO of medical devices start-up CardioMeter, …

Israeli device designed to restore upright mobility

The ReWalk is a light, wearable brace support suit which comprises DC motors at the joints, rechargeable batteries, an array of sensors and a computer-based control system.Last December, after seven years of confinement to a wheelchair, Shabtai, was able to …

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