Technology
A visitor inspecting a diamond during International Diamond Week at the Ramat Gan Bourse, February 2015. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/FLASH90

An Israeli diagnosis for bad driving

Fleet drivers are twice as likely to be involved in accidents as normal drivers – DriveDiagnostics CEO Hod Fleishman.Some 40,000 Americans are killed every year in traffic accidents. While a fatal accident is the worst consequence of bad driving, it …

The Israeli image makers

Hebrew University whizzes have developed a mathematical algorithm that requires marking images with only a few crude squiggles to create a highly realistic color picture.Israeli brainpower provides much added value to computer software, according to Science magazine, which recently ranked …

Israeli technology creates American virtual cities

The streets of Philadelphia – GeoSim’s detailed rendering of the city of Brotherly Love.The global village is one thing, but Israeli company GeoSim Systems has taken it to a whole new level with its 3D-city modeling which enables users to …

Israeli scientist produces genetically engineered spider web fiber

The genetically produced fibers in insect cells are shown against a backdrop of a spider and its web.A remarkable Israeli achievement may have far-reaching implications in future development of products ranging from micro-conductors and optical fibers to fishing rods, surgical …

Israeli-made device helps restore use of paralyzed hands

The brace-like device with built-in electrodes helps the hand grasp and release objects. Stroke sufferers or victims of a spinal cord injury often lose partial use of their hands. As a result, they can spend agonizing months in rehabilitation, attempting …

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