Technology
Technology 2015 Exhibition at the Tel Aviv Convention Center. Photo by Benny Gam Zu Letova

Using snouts to sniff out landmines

The boars proved more efficient than electronic detectors because in areas with a number of other metal objects, such as train tracks or dumps, they were able to distinguish the explosives from the rest of the metal.A young Israeli may …

Code breakers crack GSM cellphone encryption

The faults discovered in the 850 million cellphones could be used by thieves or eavesdroppers to listen in on calls, steal calls and even to impersonate phone owners. Experts at the Technion in Haifa who specialize in cryptography have discovered …

Cooking up nanowires

The researchers put the hollow nanotubes in a solution with silver ions, producing silver-stuffed nanotubes. Then by dissolving the peptide tube with an enzyme, they were left with silver nanowires. The New York Times described it like this: ‘Imagine a …

Masters of miniaturization

‘Every 10 to 12 seconds, someone in London, Paris, Beijing, New York, San Francisco buys a DiskOnKey’ – Dov Moran, CEO and President of M-Systems. Like Alice in Wonderland who drank from a magic bottle and got smaller and smaller …

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