Israel Innovation

May 14, 2022

From oranges to… High tech now more than half of Israel’s exports

by Hili Yacobi-Handelsman (Israel HaYom) — For the first time in Israel’s history, high tech exports accounted for more than 50 percent of the country’s exports in 2021, now standing at 54 percent, while in another first, more than 10 […]
February 10, 2022

Israeli study: Covid antibodies perform best after infection rather than vaccine

This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19—isolated from a patient in the United States. Credit: NIAID-RML via Wikimedia Commons. by Abigail Klein Leichman (Israel21c) — Over time, the number of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies […]
January 24, 2022

Israeli discovery could stop spread of pancreatic cancer cells in liver

Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Ichilov Hospital. Credit: Alex Jilitsky via Wikimedia Commons. by Maayan Hoffman (JNS) — A team of researchers from Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center has discovered how pancreatic cancer cells spread in the liver, which could […]
July 10, 2021

Navajo community lacking adequate water sources receives Israeli water tech

The Israeli company Watergen has implemented a pilot project, installing a GEN-M water generator at Rocky Ridge Gas & Market (RRGM) in the Hard Rock community of the Navajo Nation. Credit: Courtesy. (JNS) — The Israeli company Watergen has implemented […]
February 10, 2021

Israeli study: Those with Pfizer Covid vaccine less likely to pass virus to others

An Israeli woman receives a Pfizer-BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine on Feb. 7, 2021, in Hadera. Photo by Gili Yaari/Flash90 by Abigail Klein Leichman (Israel21c) — People who’ve received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccination against Covid-19 seem significantly less likely to “shed” or transmit […]
January 25, 2021

Using bacteria to disintegrate, recycle single-use plastics

Photo by Nick Fewings on Unsplash by Yael Mor (Israel21c) — Every year, more than 300 million tons of plastic are produced worldwide, and around half of the produced materials are designed for single-use purposes. In fact, more plastic has […]
December 17, 2020

Study: Covid can be easily killed with ultraviolet LED lights

Israeli researchers discover that coronavirus can be quickly and easily killed using UV LED lights. Photo by Nor Gal via Shutterstock.com (Israel21c) — As the world continues to race toward a vaccine for Covid-19, new Israeli research shows that the […]
October 10, 2020

Major spinal surgery while fully awake? It’s possible, in Israel

From left, Dr. José Cohen, David Avital and Dr. Josh E. Schroeder at Hadassah Medical Center after Avital’s local-anesthesia spinal surgery. Photo courtesy of Hadassah (Israel21c) — After 74-year-old David Avital fell at home, he was brought to Hadassah University […]
September 6, 2020

Tulane-Hebrew U. partnership to lead one of three new U.S.-Israel Energy Centers

Daniel Shantz, The Entergy Chair in Clean Energy Engineering at Tulane University, will lead one of three U.S.-Israel Energy Centers. (Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano) Tulane University, Louisiana State University and the University of Louisiana will partner in leading one of […]