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Medical robots that get under your skin

Israeli researchers have created a miniature robotic fly that can crawl through your arteries and veins to diagnose and treat what ails you. A snake-shaped robot sent in through a small incision so you don’t have to have open-heart surgery. …

Sniffing out cancer and kidney disease

Israeli scientists have developed an ‘electronic nose’ that can detect cancer and kidney disease simply by testing breath samples. The non-invasive, portable breathalyzer test uses gold nanoparticles to detect the diseases, and could save thousands of lives and lower spiraling …

Using the power of light to deliver sound

When they needed a non-electrical, state-of-the-art device to facilitate communication in the MRI room, top US companies turned to Israel for the solution. We rely on electricity to power up most of our communications devices, but in some environments a …

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 …

Cupron offers protection from bacteria to flu (Video)

Cupron offers protection from bacteria to flu (Video)

The ancient Egyptians knew that copper kills parasites. Israeli company Cupron uses copper oxide in its antimicrobial masks in a bid to save lives. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YF0p9tCza2c They call it “the fabric that fights back.” Israeli company Cupron’s antimicrobial technology can be …

An audible breakthrough for implants and hearing aids

A new Israeli technology called Clearcall can improve the quality of voices heard through hearing devices, such as hearing aids and cochlear implants. According to Prof. Miriam Furst-Yust from Tel Aviv University’s School of Electrical Engineering, her software can make …

New drug hope for children with leukemia

New Israeli research that links childhood leukemia to a protein mutation found in adults with a common blood disorder holds out hope of a cure. Israeli researchers have discovered a vital new link between childhood leukemia and a protein mutation …

Israeli study: soda drinks cause liver damage

A new Israeli study reveals that too much sweetened soda and fruit juice may cause long-term liver damage. Switching to water is the best preventive measure to contribute to long-term health. It may be a good idea to replace the …