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Israeli technology enables images beamed from Mars

NASA scientists applaud the images from Mars beamed down by the explorer ‘Spirit’. (Photo: Reuters)Research by three scientists from the Haifa Technion made the transmission of video pictures from Mars by the NASA explorer “Spirit” possible, according to HP (Hewlett …

Angling for the security market

“I believe that the Corner Shot weapon system can be extremely beneficial in the global war on terror,” – Corner Shot co-founder Amos Golan.A tense SWAT team, masked and clad in body-armor cautiously sidles up to a decrepit urban warehouse …

Using a cellphone to monitor coronary disease

The Biolapis heart monitoring device won a silver medal in the medical category at the 52nd Global Exhibition for Technological Innovation held in Belgium last year. Someday we may not only be using our cellular telephones to communicate with our …

Holding Steady

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, the researchers at Steadicopter Ltd. should feel very proud. The Israeli developers of a state-of-the-art pilotless helicopter were surprised last month to find its prototype had been stolen — presumably by someone …

Israeli armored vehicles are in demand in Iraq

MDT Armor’s assembly plant in Israel – MDT’s vehicle armoring business has years of battlefield experience and has provided life-saving protection under the most extreme conditions, which include assault rifles and bomb blasts. An Israeli company – MDT Armor – …

Driving safely with Daisy

The DAISY system developed by Sphericon reads data from a car’s steering system to determine whether a driver is properly focused.A cell-phone can be a lifesaver, but using one while driving could kill you, and other people too. And that’s …

DNA used to create self-assembling nano transistor

The Technion research points to a possible future method of creating the smallest-ever molecule-sized circuits. Scientists at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have harnessed the power of DNA to create a self-assembling nanoscale transistor. The research, published in the Nov. …

Maryland forges strong ties with Israel

Maryland Governor Robert Erlich Jr. (left) is greeted by by Tel Aviv University President Itamar Rabinovitch.Israel and Maryland have formed a partnership in Homeland security – a symbiosis of Maryland´s facilities and Israel´s expertise. The announcement came during the visit …