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Israel on cutting edge of the nanotech revolution

Nanomolecules are sometimes known as ‘Buckyballs’ because they’re shaped like architect Buckminster Fuller’s geodesic dome.Good things come in small packages. And, in this case, they come in microscopic packages of one-millionth of a millimeter. This is nanoworld, where a DNA …

Gilian Technologies stands guard at Web site exits

Gilian’s G-Server is a final barrier against Web site defacement that can potentially cost companies millions.The founders of Gilian Technologies started the company in 1998 to answer the need for Web sites with critical content to protect against catastrophic intrusions …

Israeli-designed chute aims to prevent high-rise deaths

New models of the Israeli-designed emergency chute will allow escapes from buildings of 100 stories or more.An Israeli company has designed an emergency chute that would enable people to flee high-rise office buildings in the event of a fire, earthquake …

Israeli internal-rotor helicopter loves a tight squeeze

The X-Hawk’s inventors say a helicopter without exposed rotors could ease repairs to power lines and transmission towers.A trio of Israeli Air Force veterans has developed an urban helicopter without exposed rotors that can be landed on a crowded street …

Authors of new book cite Israel as a technology hot spot

Israel’s 1,000 high-tech businesses now account for two-thirds of the country’s exports.Israel has been singled out, along with a group of eight countries in Europe, Asia and North America, as a center for high-tech wealth creation in a new book …

Israeli startup manufacturing ultra-sophisticated nanolubricant

The company aims to mix the nanolubricant with traditional lubricants at first so they will be more effective and last longer. An Israeli startup, founded by a researcher with a background at Weizmann Institute of Science and a prominent financier, …