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Science Brings Good Old Flavor Back to Tomatoes

Israeli researchers join international team mapping tomatoes’ chemistry and genetics to reintroduce taste traits lost over 50 years of breeding.

Weizmann Institute Named Top International Research Institute

“The need to demonstrate that publicly-funded science is being used for society’s benefit is paramount.”

Israel’s Nature Society and Waze Team To Prevent Roadkill

Why did the ibez cross the road? (Hint: Waze drivers and SPNI helped out a lot.)

Government Panel Wants to Fund Abortions

The government will actively promote abortions by funding them for women between ages 20 and 33 if a proposal by a Health Ministry committee...

Yam Pro Signs $180 Million Deal to build Wave Energy Power Station in Ghana

According to the US Energy Information Administration, if we could capture 1% of the ocean's energy, we could produce enough power to meet the global energy demand 5 times over.

Netanyahu Congratulates Mobil-Eye on Largest Deal in Israeli History

Intel Corporation is purchasing Mobileye, an Israeli technology company that develops vision-based advanced driver assistance systems.
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Netanyahu’s Speech Interrupted by Message: ‘Ladies and Gentlemen, this Conference Has Just Been Hacked’

"States can do much worse. They can do everything that you heard here and much more."

Israel Launching Moon Mission This December

First Israeli lunar spacecraft set to land on moon Feb. 13, 2019, making Israel fourth country to reach Earth's satellite.

Telegram Politely Informs Iran It Won’t Place Servers There

Telegram's CEO, Durov later released a statement saying the claim about servers was probably fake news, or an “incorrect translation.

BMW Picks Israeli Start-Up Innoviz For Autonomous Car Radar

“BMW is setting a high standard in autonomous vehicles development, and their vote of confidence in our LiDAR demonstrates how advanced our technology is.”

Nina Pham Released from Hospital, Ebola Free

The first of 2 nurses to contract Ebola in Texas has been cured. NY and NJ have begun quarantining health-care workers returning from West Africa.

Defense Ministry: Israel’s Total 2016 New Defense Exports $6.5 Billion

This is an increase of $800 million (+14%) from the previous year.
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Israeli Tech Company Pixellot to Boost Mexico’s National Team, League

Mexico's national team and the entire Liga Mx to deploy Pixellot video coaching systems.

A First: IAI National Strategic SIGINT Center Fuses Data Integration from All Sensors

The Center provides unparalleled operational benefits such as increased SIGINT mission availability using ad-hoc sensors on various platforms, as well as a dramatic increase of SIGINT 'Probability Of Intercept' (POI) and accuracy.

$196 M To Be Paid to Spacecom Over Amos 6 Satellite Explosion

Spacecom will receive $196 million for the loss of the Amos 6 satellite, but that doesn't cover the cost of lost revenue.

Arabs Complain Israeli Algorithm Catches Potential Terrorists Online

'Israeli Intelligence has developed a predictive policing system that analyzes social media posts to identify Palestinian suspects.'

Israeli PM Netanyahu Arrives in US to Speak at AIPAC, Congress on Iran

Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu arrived Sunday in Washington DC ahead of appearances at the AIPAC conference and before the US Congress, to discuss the Iran nuclear threat.

Netanyahu Warns Leaders at Cyprus Trilateral Summit: Iran Hopes to Establish Military Naval Bases...

"I think it’s in the interest of everyone to prevent this Iranian aggression . . . This is a palpable threat against all of us.”

Gilead Sciences to Acquire Israeli Cancer Curing Kite Pharma for $11.9 Billion

Kite Pharma has developed engineered cell therapies that express either a chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) or an engineered T cell receptor (TCR), depending on the type of cancer.

IDF Field Hospital for Gazans [video]

A video tour of the IDF's field hospital for Gazans...

PM Netanyahu to Visit Australia, Singapore, Kazakhstan & Azerbaijan

The prime minister and president will be globe-trotting this year as Israel's international relations grow.

Tehran Blocking Iranian ‘Waze’ App, Gershad, as Women Duck Shari’a Police [video]

"Why do we have to be humiliated for our most obvious right which is the right to wear what we want?" the app site states.

Professor Gideon Dagan Awarded Israel Prize

Professor Gideon Dagan, 80, professor Emeritus of Hydrology at the School of Mechanical Engineering in Tel Aviv University, was named the recipient of the Israel Prize in the field of Earth and Atmosphere Science for 2012 for his work in the field of hydraulics.

Rafael, Israeli Navy New Submarine Sonar Significantly Increases Detection

Using the new sonar, the Israeli Dolphins will detect vessels equipped with advanced quiet engines, including other submarines.

Boy Isolated in NY Hospital for Possible Ebola

The new case of a 5-year-old makes it more difficult to fight NY and NJ quarantine policies.

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