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Some of the entrepreneurs at UpWest Labs. Photo by Maki Oshiro.

Israeli company takes to deep seas for fish farming

Subflex’s flexible cages are tethered to a single point on the seabed or an accompanying vessel using ropes made out of space-age materials. Fishing today isn’t what it used to be, according to Yechiam Shapira, CEO of Israeli startup Subflex. …

Technion students design Superman suit

Prof. Gil Yossilbesky with a scale model of his students’ gliding suit. Photo: Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.”We wanted to prove that such a suit could be designed, posing no risk to the wearer and having better performance than existing models,” …

Israeli honeycombs create instant roads

PRS? advanced polymer, Neoweb, creates instant roadways, doesn’t leach into groundwater, can withstand desert sun, winter cold, is earthquake resistant and allows for landscape regrowth.It was America’s secret weapon until the Gulf War. But when US troops went in to …

One Touch Purchasing Makes Internet Shopping a Breeze

Jeremy Kagen of eBiz Mobility: “It’s fewer clicks than a credit card payment.”Every day, internet shoppers take a risk: they give their credit card information online, leaving themselves open to identity theft or unauthorized charges. And by the same token, …

Revving up Israel’s automobile industry

“Israel has some of the best automotive technologies in the world,” says Paul Linden. He should know. Linden has over 20 years experience with some of the top car manufacturers, including GM, Ford and Toyota. Linden, a native of Toronto, …

Ginger’s spellchecker helps dyslexics get it right

For dyslexics, existing spellcheckers only catch 20 percent of mistakes.Spellcheckers on computer software did to language what calculators have done to math, unless you are one of the 15 percent of Americans who suffer from dyslexia. While Microsoft Word’s spellchecker …

Salio’s nanotechnology engine springs into life

Some scientists believe that nanotechnology is the future, and like the railroad and the industrial revolution to our ancestors, will affect every industry known to mankind. From healthcare, to the defense industry and the environment, nanotechnology operates at a very …

Picitup makes image searches picture perfect

Searching for the image: Picitup’s founders, Dan Atsmon (left), Alon Atsmon (right).There are billions of bits of text on the Internet – and without text search engines, chief among them Google, we’d be lost without direction in a sea of …