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Spreading Israeli Tech Throughout Africa, Sivan Ya’ari Transforms The Lives Of Millions

It’s not every day that a young Israeli entrepreneur accompanies the prime minister on his visit to the United Nations. Sivan Borowich-Ya’ari …

Africa

Karate Kids Kick Cancer By Channeling Stress, Fear And Pain With Martial Arts

Having lost his own two year-old daughter, Sara Basya, to leukemia in 1981, Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg has a strong bond with children with cancer. A …

Martial Arts

Nexar’s New App Connects Drivers To Prevent Crashes

<i>This article was first published by The Times of Israel and was re-posted with permission.</i>Israeli startup Nexar has decided not to wait for …

Driverless Cars

Swan Lake: Elegant Ladle ‘Swanky’ Floats Atop Your Soup, Punch Bowl

If you’re hosting a Christmas dinner this year – or any other dinner party during the winter – you’re probably preparing a sizzling soup for your …

Swan Lake

This Compact, Foldable Lock Provides Elegant, Lightweight Protection For Your Bicycle

With hundreds of thousands of bicycles stolen every year, it’s important to keep your bike locked. But standard locks can be heavy, bulky, and hard …

Nonprofits

Jaw Dropping: Lab-Grown Bones Successfully Transplanted In 11 Jaws

Israeli biotech company Bonus BioGroup is growing live bones from patients’ own fat cells. And today the company reported that it successfully …

Stock Markets

Nice Women Earn Far Less Than Assertive Ones, Study Shows

Ladies, stop being so nice! A new Israeli study finds that the more agreeable you are at work, the lower your salary is likely to be.Conducted by Tel …

Psychology

Teva To Market Syqe, The Revolutionary Medical Marijuana Inhaler Developed In Israel

<i>This article was first published by The Times of Israel and was re-posted with permission.</i>In a world first, Israel’s Teva Pharmaceutical Industries …

Cannabis

Meet The Coolest Israeli Companies On Wall Street

Israel is the largest foreign presence on Wall Street following China and Canada. Some 70 Israeli companies are currently traded on the New York …

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs

Israel’s Check Point Reveals: More Than 1 Million Google Accounts Infected By ‘Gooligan’ Malware

Israeli cyber-security firm Check Point has revealed that more than 1 million Google accounts were hacked in recent months, with 13,000 Android …

Cyber-attacks

Edwards Lifesciences Buys Israel’s Valtech Cardio For Up To $1 Billion

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, a California-based medical equipment firm specializing in heart disease, announced Monday it is acquiring Valtech …

Mayo Clinic

Israeli Startups Take Major Medical Competition By Storm, Win Top Three Awards

Three Israeli medical startups – UpRight, Biop Medical and TytoCare – have won the top awards at the fifth annual MEDICA App Competition for Best …

Medical Technology

Coca-Cola Israel Designs First-Ever Selfie Coke Bottle

Put away your selfie sticks, millennials. Israeli minds have come up with something much cooler – and refreshing – the selfie Coke bottle.Especially …

Advertising

World AIDS Day: Israel’s PrePex Device Will Circumcize Millions To Cut HIV Risk By 60%

More than two-thirds of all people living with HIV, some 24.7 million in total, live in sub-Saharan Africa, according to amfAR, The Foundation for …

Physiology

Diet Startup ‘DayTwo’ Creates Unique Personalized Diets By Checking Your… Gut Bacteria

High blood sugar level is a risk factor for many complications, such as type II diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. That’s why doctors recommend we …

Diabetes

Tel Aviv’s Startup Ecosystem Ranked No. 3 In The World

Tel Aviv’s startup ecosystem has been ranked No. 3 in the world this year by venture capital firm SparkLabs Global Ventures, following Silicon Valley …

Tel Aviv

IDC Herzliya Rolls Out Academic Program With Startup Accelerator To Address 21st Century Challenges

Israel’s IDC Herzliya has rolled out a unique, hands-on program to promote innovation and entrepreneurship, with a focus on the toughest challenges …

Innovation

Israelis Develop New Drug To Fight AIDS: “We Are Destroying The Cells, The Virus Will Not Awaken”

<i>This article was first published by The Times of Israel and was re-posted with permission.</i>HIV and AIDS patients may find new hope in a drug developed …

Immunotherapy

Extreme Athlete Lonnie Bissonnette Performs Daring BASE Jump With Revolutionary Israeli Wheelchair

It’s not every day that a world champion can thank an Israeli startup for his life. Canadian extreme athlete Lonnie Bissonnette, one of the world’s …

Engineering

Swimmers Brave Salty Dead Sea Waters For Seven Hours To Raise Awareness For Its Dire State

In an effort to draw attention to the environmental deterioration of the Dead Sea, on Tuesday a multinational group of 25 swimmers swam seven hours …

Dead Sea