• Israel ranks in the top 20 nations in the world on the UN’s 2015 Human Development Index.

• Kadimastem’s stem-cell technology with the potential to treat neurodegenerative diseases including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) goes into development by Prof. Michel Revel, who developed MS drug Rebif.

Sensors translate physical phenomena to a measurable signal. Photo courtesy of Consumer Physics/SCiO

• Consumer Physics introduces the prototype of SCiO, the world’s first consumer-grade molecular sensor. The tiny spectrometer allows you to get instant relevant information about the chemical makeup of foods, plants, medicines, diamonds and more.