Haifa U Study: Brain Activity Just Before an Event Predicts Recall

Our daily lives are full of events and experiences. But what in our brain determines which events will be remembered and which forgotten?

Israel’s Hi-Tech Saw 1,210 Exits Totaling at $111.3 Billion in Past Decade

Israeli tech ended 2019 with a record high of $8.3b in capital funding. The number of transactions in 2019, 522 funding deals, remained at the same level as 2018.
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WATCH: Israel Unveils Futuristic Laser Interception System

The benefits of a laser interception system are the continuous and low-cost use, and improving the effectiveness of the protection systems as a result of using two different and complementary technologies – kinetic air defense such as the Iron Dome system and the laser.

Vegas Consumer Electronics Show Awards Israeli Water-From-Air Invention

Watergen’s GENNY also works as a home air purifier circulating clean air back into the room as part of the water generation process.

Hebrew U Study: Smoking Damages Your Mental Health

They surveyed more than 2,000 students enrolled at Serbian universities with differing socio-political and economic environments.

Insight Partners Acquires Israeli ‘Internet of Things’ Company for $1.1 Billion

The company’s customers include Sysco Corp., Samsung, and Allergan PLC. With offices in Tel Aviv and Palo Alto, Ca, Armis employs about 240 people.

IAI to Build Dror 1, Israel’s National Communications Satellite

Dror 1 is intended to meet Israel’s satellite communications needs for approximately 15 years.

Israeli Startup Teams with Porsche to Develop Autonomous Driving in Harsh Weather

Israeli startup TriEye on Thursday announced a collaboration with the German sports car manufacturer Porsche to further improve visibility and performance of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Autonomous Vehicles (AV).

Smotrich Extends Transport Smart Card to Liberated Territories

"The ministry is currently working to bring about a significant and wide improvement in the public transport service in Judea and Samaria," Smotrich said.

Bar Ilan Physicists Forecast Another Devastating El Niño in 2020

The team is currently expanding the algorithm in order to be able to forecast the strength and length of the weather phenomenon in the future.

Crop-Disease Detection in Drones wins Orthodox Men’s ‘Great Minds Hackathon’

More than 100 Orthodox and Ultra-Orthodox students from Israel and dozens of other countries took part in the fourth annual Jerusalem College of Technology hackathon, working for 48 hours on innovative projects and designs.

Bar-Ilan, Stanford, Researchers Find Treatment for Macular Degeneration Blindness

Retinal prostheses have been shown to restore some useful vision by electrically stimulating the remaining retinal neurons.

Israeli Researchers Make Breakthrough in the Fight Against Lupus

Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that can attack various parts of the body.

Hebrew University Team Finds TB Vaccine Lowers Rates of Alzheimer’s Disease in Cancer Patients

The study explores the ways in which our immune system is a major player in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s, and how the BCG vaccine may serve as an effective preventative treatment to this crippling condition.

Bar-Ilan Researcher: Longevity Protein SIRT6 Also Protects Against Fatty Liver Disease

SIRT6 regulates many biological processes such as aging, obesity, insulin resistance, inflammation and metabolism.

AI Robots for Hire in Israel

“Our robot employment agency is a game-changer,” said Ran Poliakine, founder of SixAI. “It will provide capacity in markets that struggle with labor availability either through the difficulty of the work itself or the cost pressures they face.”

Hebrew U Wins People’s Choice for Breakthrough of the Year – And We Helped

"It’s amazing how scientific discoveries—even those relating to people who lived more than 100,000 years ago—still captivate the imagination of folks around the world.”

Hebrew U. Researcher Cracks Newton’s Elusive ‘Three-Body’ Problem

Instead of accepting the systems’ chaotic behavior as an obstacle, the researchers used traditional mathematics to predict the planets’ movements.

Intel Buys Israeli AI Chipmaker for $2 Billion

Habana Labs develops programmable deep learning accelerators for the data center.

Israel’s Elbit Awarded $35 Million Contract to Equip Montenegro With Remote Control Weapon Stations

Israel and Montenegro on Sunday signed their first-ever defense agreement, awarding Elbit Systems, one of Israel’s leading weapons manufacturers, a contract of approximately $35...

Hebrew U Scientists: Get Ready for a New Periodic Table

Unlike their Periodic Table counterparts, quantum dot atoms are mercurial in nature, changing their physical, electronic and optical properties when their size changes.

Israel Sees Sharp Decline in Hi-Tech Exports in 2019

Hi-tech accounts for approximately 37% of all industrial exports in Israel and contributes immensely to Israel’s annual growth.

Israeli Student-Built Satellite Launched into Space

The spacecraft was developed by high school students at the Space Laboratory of the Herzliya Science Centre (HSC) and students from the Sha’ar HaNegev High school in Israel’s southern region.

Common Zip Software Can Calculate Complex Physical Quantity Called Entropy

“A high school student used our concept to calculate the entropy of a complex physical system: the XY model,” says Professor Roy Beck. “Although this is considered a challenging problem with regard to entropy, the student accomplished it with very little guidance.”

Already a Finalist, Hebrew U Needs Your Vote to Win Science Magazine’s Breakthrough of...

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Israeli Researchers Decipher Rock Hyrax’s Vocal Communication

Male hyraxes frequently sing complex and loud self-advertisement songs, transmitting their individual quality to both females and neighboring males.

Tell Your Rodent: Haifa U Implants Emotional Memories in Mice

The interesting thing is that these pathways are highly similar across mammals, including humans and mice.

Einstein Letter on Unified Field Theory Fails to Find Buyer at Auction

At the beginning of the letter, Einstein writes: "I am glad that you are vigorously dealing with the question of compatibility. Yet it seems to me that your fears are unjustified."

Rivlin Welcomes Israeli Delegations to International Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Informatics Olympiads

“You talented youth are the face of the State of Israel, embodying the enormous potential we have in fields that can change the world.”

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