Meeting Japanese culture face to face in Israel

It’s the only Japanese museum in the Middle East, and the turbulent history of the collection is as inspiring as the museum itself. An unlikely treasure trove – the Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art. An unlikely and little-known treasure trove …

Killing cancer, without killing healthy cells

A new molecular-level imaging technology from Israel can detect diseases in the cells themselves, and target cancer cells directly, without harming healthy ones. Apoptosis (cell death) occurring in the brain. The majority of diseases begin the same way – with …

The power to predict the future

By studying today’s trends and making predictions, the Israeli ‘node’ of the Millennium Project is helping build a better future by alerting those in power to potential problems. If you want to plan for 10 to 20 years from now, …

A revolution in heart disease diagnosis

A new imaging device from Israel can capture a still image of a beating heart, providing early diagnosis of the world’s Number One killer disease.   Photo by Nati Shohat/Flash90. Today doctors treating heart patients often don’t know whether a …

Connecting the dots

An Israeli MIT graduate and former Google employee with both business smarts and social vision has set up a new Internet site connecting consumers to services.   When Red Beacon won first prize in the TechCrunch start-up competition, Yaron Binur …

A new treatment for chronic wounds

Israel could become a leader in the $3 billion chronic wound industry with a new device that heals wounds faster and more cheaply than alternatives.   Millions of Americans, particularly the elderly and diabetics, are afflicted with chronic wounds, which …

A holistic approach to solar technology

An Israeli solar technology company is revolutionizing photovoltaic systems worldwide by transforming solar panels into “intelligent” devices that optimize efficiency, safety and costs.   Guy Sella, founder and CEO of Israeli company Solar Edge, is planning a revolution. Don’t be …

Israeli researcher finds natural cure for insomnia

Traditional sleeping pills have many side effects. Now an Israeli company is introducing a new drug that works with the body’s natural processes to induce restful, restorative sleep. When that good night’s sleep becomes elusive, sometimes the only option is …