A delivery system to fight the flu

Biopharmaceutical firm NasVax is making waves with its VaxiSome delivery system which helps boost the body’s response to a vaccine.   Photo by Miriam Alster/Flash90. Flu shots and other vaccinations could be more effective using immunotherapy developed by Israeli company …

Real life hoop dreams for Israel’s Gaza evacuees

Home Game chronicles daily life before and during the evacuation of the 30-year-old farming community of Netzer Hazani, in the southern Gush Katif settlement bloc, as its teenage basketball players prepared for a tournament.While media coverage of Israel’s evacuation of …

Make way for Israel’s next-generation video content

The NeGeV consortium has the ‘capabilities to produce generic technologies that will enable a new personal TV reality to be adopted worldwide.’If you think viewing fuzzy, slow-downloading news clips on your cellphone, or watching over-pixillated YouTube Internet posts are the …

Angling for the security market

“I believe that the Corner Shot weapon system can be extremely beneficial in the global war on terror,” – Corner Shot co-founder Amos Golan.A tense SWAT team, masked and clad in body-armor cautiously sidles up to a decrepit urban warehouse …

Keeping things in perspective

Some 30,000 painstakingly modeled and painted human figurines dot Mini Israel, including 4,500 military and sports figurines that actually walk, wave their arms and kick around soccer balls.Yoni Shapira is a big guy who likes little things; 1:25 scale little …