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

Toxic test ‘lights up’ contaminated water

“I envision a hand-held water toxicity biosensor in the pocket of every army medic,” says Professor Shimshon Belkin, head of Hebrew University’s Environmental Science division. A team from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has created a fast and ingenious way …

Ohio-Israel partnership blooms in bioscience

The Ohio-Israel Chamber of Commerce is working to ensure that when Israeli biotechs seek access to larger world markets, Ohio will be the place to which they turn.Cleveland businesses and hi-tech Israeli bioscience companies are teaming up in a partnership …

Company develops unbreakable data encryption code

Meganet has won a $4 million tender to supply the U.S. Department of Labor with information encryption and digital signatures for its 18,000 employees.Meganet, an Israeli-U.S. data security company, has developed an encryption technology that appears to be unbreakable, enabling …

Astrophysicists spot solution to the mystery of quasars

Two Israeli astrophysicists may be able to explain the appearance of quasars, which are some of the brightest and most distant objects in the visible universe.Professors Rennan Barkana of Tel Aviv University in Israel and Abraham Loeb of Harvard University …

Revolutionary Israeli technique helps reposition the spine

The small five millimeter titanium chip is inserted through a small incision between the vertebrae.A five millimeter-wide titanium chip developed in Israel repositions the spine alleviating chronic back pain. This new technology eliminates the need for complicated spinal surgery, increases …

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