Israel’s ‘slimming’ potato a hit abroad

The Vivaldi potato, which contains up to 38% less carbohydrates and half the calories of the average potato has been labelled the ‘slimming potato’ and a ‘dieter’s dream’ in the British media.A low-carb ‘diet’ potato grown in Israel has quickly …

Israeli technology tracks down the loot

Swift-Find has partnered with UK auctioneers Gorringes. ‘This is the first time anyone has tried to provide a cross-category, global, online, real-time solution,’ says CEO Benny Arbel.How do you know that the iPod you are bidding on from eBay isn’t …

Israel concocts a delicious new therapy

“Food has therapeutic value for me, and I think for many people too – not just eating it.” – Aviva Edelman.Chocolate, that most ancient of edible pleasures, has long been claimed as having benefits for body and soul. Now, for …

Ads underfoot

Eyeclick turns advertisements into interactive environments. If you thought there were commercials everywhere already, watch where you walk next time you go to the mall – they’re under your feet now too. Israeli company EyeClick combines rich media with motion …

Israeli prize winner rides the wave of movement ecology

Ran Nathan: We are going to establish this new field of research! Building roads, logging and other activities in wooded areas in the US can cause the fragmentation of what was continuously forested land. This development can seriously affect the …

Israeli startup turns organic waste into energy

Genova’s technology employs a novel technique for maintaining the high temperatures needed for the process, thus increasing its efficiency and maximizing the energy produced. After you’ve enjoyed a tangy olive, don’t throw away the pit – it could soon be …

Predicting how you’re going to shop online

A researcher at IBM’s Haifa Laboratories has developed a program that monitors the behavior of online shoppers over time.The Internet has made shopping as easy as clicking the mouse, but not everyone who surfs a site will buy something: there …