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

Ready, aim, and fire more accurately without bullets

When activated by the firing pin, the Bullite emits a laser ‘point-of-impact’ pulse that can be visible for at least 12 yards during the daytime, in poor light, or indoors on a reflective target. (Photo: David Crane/Defense Review)Anyone who uses …

Texas-Israel forage research aims to boost grazing options

Dr. Dariusz Malinowski, Texas Agricultural Experiment Station forage researcher, examines a stand of summer dormant cool-season perennial grasses near Vernon. (Photo: (Texas Cooperative Extension photo by Tim W. McAlavy) They say that once you taste a mouth-watering steak from a …

Make way for the Israeli flab-busters

The Contour 1 at work – the UltraShape technology is based on focused ultrasound, which ruptures and destroys fat cells, without damaging any other tissueHaving a thin and shapely body is the dream of many, but dieting is unpredictable, and …

Israeli cell phone technology lets you outsmart the traffic

Unlike traffic detection sensors that detect incidents and measure travel times at sensor locations only, the TrafficSense technology allows travel time measurements over dynamic travel intervals and accurate incident detection anywhereWhen was the last time you sat in the middle …

JCT graduates engineer high tech success

Students in a lab at the Jerusalem College of Technology.When the Learning Annex’s well-known founder and president, Bill Zanker, participated in an eBay auction and bid $57,100 for a 60-minute lunch with Rupert Murdoch, the real prize winner was the …

Israeli researchers fly by the numbers

Dr. Eitan Bachmat uses abstract math to reduce airplane boarding time (Photo: Bigphoto.com).Anyone who travels frequently by air knows the routine. At the gate inside the airport, you stand in the midst of an impatient crowd waiting to board the …

Negev development on the fast track

Ben-Gurion University President Avishay Braverman (right) displays the Negev development declaration, as Prime Minister Ariel Sharon looks on. (Photo: Dani Machlis)For the Ben-Gurion University students and workers who arrive at the gleaming new north Beersheva-University train station and cross the …