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Israeli scientists help vultures spread their wings

In what is being hailed as a scientific breakthrough that could help preserve an endangered species, two Israeli Griffon vultures with crippled wings have successfully mated and hatched a fledgling. Scientists had previously believed that vultures that are unable to …

Israeli device redefines colonoscopy

Sightline’s FDA-approved ColonoSight uses air pressure assisted pull technology to pull the scope into the colon. Colon cancer kills 56,000 people every year in the US alone, and one million more are diagnosed with the disease every year. The trouble …

Patenting Israeli ingenuity

The Israel Trademark and Patent Office has some 200 employees and is responsible for examining applications and registering patents, designs and trademarks within the country.Few Israelis are Einsteins, but the great Jewish physicist, who was hired as a Swiss patent …

Israeli study: Tuna fishing still killing dolphins

Young dolphins keep up with their mothers by adopting a position to get a “free ride” in the mother’s slipstream. Sudden fleeing from fishing boats is likely to disrupt the positioning of mother-calf dolphin pairs.Dolphin-friendly tuna fishing could still be …

Graphic breakthrough for the blind developed in Israel

VirTouch’s technology allows the blind to see through their fingertips elements like pictures, even photographs, maps, charts and tables, and flow charts – everyday things that are today off-limits for the blind.Amazing advancements for the visually impaired have taken place …

Israeli company offers an office in your palm

The Qualitop software enables field agents to work with customers completely independently, while maintaining real-time communications with the office and interface with company systems, using the affordable and easily accessible Palm devices. Dror Shiryon knows that many of the concepts …