Turning shale and asphalt into oil

The Hom-Tov process with its side product of dry fuel is far more energy efficient than any other shale oil process under research. An Israeli company intends to revolutionize oil production by recycling oil shale rock into high quality fuel. …

The Israeli rainmakers

Scientists plan to produce rain in sub-tropical areas during the cloudless summer months by altering air currents using a unique thermal material developed in Israel.While scientists have made great strides in recent years in understanding and predicting the weather, the …

Sharon illness places spotlight on Hadassah Medical Center

Senior anesthesiologists Drs David Gozal (left) and Yaacov Gozal. The brothers have been an integral part of the Hadassah team which has operated on Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. (Photo: Avi Hayoun)The international media is currently camped outside the Hadassah Medical …

Israeli project empowers young Arab cancer patients

Participants in the program – due to their better-established oncology facilities, Hadassah treats Arab children from beyond the Jerusalem area, including some who come from the Palestinian Authority. The folk music drifted along the corridors of Jerusalem’s Hadassah Medical Center …

Energy towers touted as future source of electricity

Energy towers are the brain-child of Professor Dan Zaslavsky and make use of the convection of air through a hollow tower to turn turbines. From giant energy towers to new solar power units, alternative forms of energy came to the …