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Home dialysis is now a reality. Now that liberDi an Israeli startup has received FDA approval for their home dialysis device.

Here is an update on one of the Israeli alternative meat start ups that may surprise you. Aleph Farms is planning to be the first alternative meat company that is certified Halal.

It's not perfect. However, Israeli researchers from Ariel University have found a way to predict earthquakes with 48 hours notice with 83% accuracy.

Today's Alzheimer's solutions have not proven effective. Now, Prof. Rahimipour of Bar Ilan University has discovered a way to both identify and treat Alzheimer's

Innovative Israeli blood test device is being used in Turkey to diagnose injuries. Sight Diagnostics is able to diagnose injuries using only 2 drops of blood.

Drowning is the 3rd leading cause of accidental deaths worldwide. Sightbit, a new Israeli product that uses AI to identify swimmers in need, plans to change that.

Researchers from Tel Aviv University have invented a robot that can smell. The robot uses antennae from locusts to sense smells.

Researchers from Bar Ilan University have discovered a way to block breast cancer from metastisizing.

A new plant based treatment for ulcerative colitis, which was invented at Sheba Medical Center, has proved effective

Do you like wasabi with your shushi? You may be surprised to learn that most wasabi is fake. Ran Ronen plans to change that with his Israeli grown wasabi.

Wouldn't it be nice to have a hospital stay without being wired to lots of machines. Israeli startup Neteera Technologies monitors your vital signs without wires.

Tired of high food prices. Why not grow your own in your kitchen? Israel's AgwaFarm allows you to grow your own vegetables in a self contained unit.

Israeli company Active Implants has developed a new meniscus replacement. This artificial meniscus delivers medication that improves the healing process.

A new report from NiceRX shows that Israel has 10th highest life expectancy among the 39 OECD countries. The US ranked 32nd.

Not only is Israel working with NASA to test the StemRad radiation protection suits, they also sent 200 suits to Ukraine to protect workers in case of a radiation leak.

Every year wind turbines kill millions of bats and birds. Scientists from Tel Aviv University are testing a solution that will save them.

No longer does a choice need to be made between using land for farming or solar. Israel startup TriSolar allows it to be used for both farming and solar.

A new Israeli app is available for your phone that detects heart failure. HearO uses your voice to determine if you are having congestive heart failure. It has an 82% accuracy rate.

Are you finding your pizza quality inconsistent? Israeli startup Hyper Food Robotics is going to change that with robotic pizza makers.

A 5 year old Gaza child receives live saving heart surgery in Israel. He is the 3,000th youngster from Gaza to receive this surgery.

Now wheelchair bound people can hike remote areas. Israeli company Paratrek has designed a wheelchair to enable people to hike in remote areas.

30 Million feeding tubes are used annually, but 2-5% are implemented incorrectly. Israeli company Envizion invented a feeding tube that uses AI (artificial intelligence) to prevent errors during insertion.

Wouldn't it be great to remove tumors without surgery. Based on new research by Tel Aviv University, that may be possible in the future.

Excess CO2 in our atmosphere may be a problem of the past as Israeli startup Carbonade has developed technology that removes CO2 from the air and turns it into useful materials.

Are you worried about plastics polluting our planet? Then a new plastic free package developed Melodea in Israel may help reduce plastic pollution.

A substance called Decursin stimulates hair growth. A team at Israel's Technion University has found a way genetically engineer this substance.

A new device and app were created by two Israeli women to measure your metabolism. The company, Lumen, offers this device on the subscription basis.

A United Hatzalah team flew to Ft. Myers to assist the Hurricane Ian victims. In this article you will get a glimpse of how this Israeli organization assists victims.

Seaweed, it's not just for sushi anymore. Israeli company Seakura is growing seaweed for an expanding array of products. The seaweed is grown in greenhouses.

How do 90% of advanced stage melanoma metastases in the brain. Israeli researchers discovered how and developed a method to reduce the spread by 80%.

If they could be predicted, they wouldn't be called "flash" floods. Now Israel has developed a way to predict flash floods with more than 90% accuracy.

Electric planes have arrived. An Israeli designed electric plane made it's maiden flight in the US. They have orders for more than 100 planes.

Another update from a company covered during the Israel Innovation presentation. BreezoMeter, the free app that measures air quality, has been acquired by Google.

What do Arab women, empty roof tops and bees have in common? If you attended Israel Innovations, you would know. Click here to get the latest update.

Are you affected by a receding gum line? Israeli startup BioChange has a new technology that may allow you to regrow your gums.

Will the new Tel Aviv University discovery of two antibodies that are effective against all known strains of COVID eliminate the need for booster shots?

While they aren't kosher, an Israeli company will soon be offering less expensive and high quality scallops.

Would you like to fully charge an electric vehicle in 15 minutes? You are in luck. The US is implementing two Zooz, an Israeli startup, fast charging stations. One of them is in Florida.

Israeli scientists at Tel Aviv University have found to key to destroying glioblastoma, a deadly brain cancer.

During the Israel Innovation presentations, we discussed Aura Air, which kills viruses including Covid. This product is now being installed in 1,000s of schools around the United States.

Treating cancer with the proper medication can make the difference between life and death. Israeli company OncoHost is developing a platform that accurately determines the correct to medication to use.

Ukrainian teen given a 1% chance to live is flown to Israel for successful treatment.

Boson Energy, an Israeli-Swedish-Polish company, harvests hydrogen from trash. Hydrogen is a non-polluting energy source. The technology was developed in Israel.

In Israel cancer screening is going to the dogs. Israeli startup SpotitEarly is using Labradors to detect cancer by its scent.

Many industries are having difficulty finding workers. Farms are no exception. Israeli startup Tevel Aerobotics Technologies is selling fruit picking drones to address this need.

In Uganda, an Israeli doctor saved the life of a 12 year old pregnant girl.

The fight against cancer advanced a little further as researchers at Bar-Ilan University in Ramat-Gan, Israel develop a new technology to fight cancer cells.

A new green technology that was covered in two of our Israel Innovation programs is now being deployed to the United States. Israeli innovator Eco Wave Power is installing their wave to energy solution at the Port of Los Angeles.

Israel has just built the world's largest and most innovative hospital ER. Sourasky Medical Center in Tel Aviv just opened the Sylvan Adams Emergency Hospital.

Some of you may remember Vanilla Vida from our Israel Innovations series. This Israeli startup is now selling the most intense vanilla in the world.

Israeli startup ThermoTerra has created a much more efficient way to heat and cool homes. They do it by using the moisture in the air. 

Most of us are aware that Israel figured out how to make the desert bloom. Here you will find the latest developments in Israeli desert agriculture.

Early detection is usually the best chance to survive cancer. An Israeli Startup is using dogs to detect a number of cancers based on the odor in your breath.

Take a look at this short overview of how Israel solved its water shortage

With the formula shortage still affecting new mothers, Israeli company Wilk Technolgies comes to the rescue with lab made mother's milk.

Do you have trouble keeping houseplants alive? Check out this new Israeli technology that waters your plants for 6 months.

Do you know an elderly person that lives alone? You may want to consider getting them ElliQ a mini-Israeli robot designed to assist at home seniors. NY State Office of Aging is buying them for 800 seniors.

All natural pest control is now available to farmers around the world from Israeli company BioBee. They are growing persimilis in large quantities, which attack the red spider mite.  

Tired of paying $500 for a pair of glasses. Addon Optics, an Israeli startup, has developed a device that makes lenses quickly and at a much lower cost.

Autonomous driving is getting closer to reality as Israeli firm Innoviz signs a $4B deal with a major auto maker to supply technology to enable this capability.

While many organizations, including the Harvard Crimson, promote BDS, Israeli company Watergen is installing their water from air solution in Syria.

Five Israeli water saving technologies starting with Asterra leak detection, which has already saved 170 billion gallons of water in five years.

While Iran moves their nuclear activities underground to protect them from attack, guess what Israel is moving underground. Israel is opening the world's first underground blood bank.

If you want dairy free milk that tastes exactly like real milk without the cholesterol, then you may want to go to Denmark where Israel's Remilk is building the largest production facility for cow-free milk.

Have you ever thought about parking your car in the sun to cool it down? You may in the future, if your car uses a technology from Israeli startup SolCold.

Amazon is now funding Israeli robot maker BionicHIVE. BionicHIVE makes AI based robots that handle warehouse stocking and picking.

The latest green technology to be developed in Israel is the new high tech solar fabric that is being tested in Tel Aviv.

Even tobacco is becoming green as Israel works on a new technology that uses tobacco to create lab grown meat.

Aviv Matzah Factory in Bnai Brak, Israel has created the biggest matzah ever. Happy Passover!!!

A greener green energy may be on the horizon as an Israeli researcher has developed a new method to extract hydrogen from algae. Hydrogen is a component of the air we breath.

Israeli researchers at Tel Aviv University have developed a solution that improves the effectiveness of chemotherapy, while at the same time reinvigorating the patient's immune system.

You've heard about printed meat, but now an Israeli startup company that creates artificial blood that can be used for blood transfusions won the grand prize at the Aviram awards in Dubai.

Could this new Israeli development mean the end of models?

Another new Israeli innovation in the fight against Cancer. NeoTX, an Israeli startup, is in Phase 2 testing of a new cancer treatment.

As you're eating Fritos you may wonder where the corn comes from. Well PepsiCo, the maker of Fritos, is now buying drip irrigation from Israeli startup N-Drip. Hint: they have their own farms.

Israel has built the first field hospital in Ukraine. When disasters occur anywhere in the world, Israel is usually the first and most effective at helping the local population.

As Purim approaches it is interesting to note that the Jewish community in Iran purchased the tombs of Queen Esther and Mordechai back in 1971.

Israel was the first international relief organization on the ground in Moldova aiding ALL Ukrainian refugees regardless of their religious affiliation. Teams from United Hatzalah and IsraAID are assisting thousands of refugees.

Back in October 2021 we told you about an Israeli company building wireless charging into roadways. Now the city of Detroit is implementing Israel's wireless vehicle charging solution on a 1 mile section of the downtown road. 

A study in Israel on how Covid antibodies perform was recently published. The results may surprise you. 

What do you get when you combine AI (artificial intelligence) with DNA testing? You get a new Israeli solution that can identify genetic disorders in embryos earlier and safer that current solutions.

Help may be on the way soon for people suffering from spinal cord injuries. Israeli researchers have developed an artificial spinal cord implant.

According to an Israeli study if you have a Vitamin D deficiency you could be susceptible to more sever Covid symptoms.

If you are in Israel and need to take an ambulance, you be happy to know that they will all soon have the In-Ex anti-bacterial filter made by Israel's A.L. Group.

Israeli Covid monitoring system detected outbreak before anyone was tested and confirmed positive.

Israeli startup Restore Medical has developed an implantable device that helps people with Congestive Heart Failure (CHF).

Many companies around the world are producing vegan meat and cheese. Now an Israeli company is producing vegan salmon. It has the same taste and nutrition, but without the mercury, PCBs and microplastics present in most seafood.

Israel's BriLife Covid vaccine is now going to be tested as booster shot. They are also still engaged in Phase III testing as a primary Covid vaccine.

StoreDot, the Israeli company that developed the fastest charging batteries, is now working with a Vietnamese firm to produce Electric Vehicles with these batteries.

The ultimate green energy. Israeli researchers have developed a method to extract electricity from seaweed, even at night.

Amorphical reports 100% success against Covid. Yes, that is what happened in the Phase 2 testing of an Israeli treatment for people suffering moderate to severe Covid symptoms.

For those with birth defects affecting their ears or even ear damage, Israeli researchers have printed an ear implant.

Two Israeli NGOs are mobilizing to help Kentucky recover from the devastating tornadoes. They are SmartAID and IsraAID.

Imagine if there was a new X-Ray technology that was cheaper, provided higher resolution and produced less radiation. Meet Nanox.ARC from Israel.

Breaking Omicron news out of Israel. The vaccines work against this variant as long as you've been vaccinated within the last 6 months. See more detail here.

As the world tries to move towards green energy by replacing one polluting technology (oil) with another (lithium), Israeli company Nostromo Energy has a solution that uses water to store energy.

A new Israeli Covid drug has completed Phase 2 testing with a 70% improvement in survival for serious Covid cases. Now onto Phase 3.

A promising cancer drug may soon be able to be used due to an Israeli development that delivers the drug to directly into the cancer tumors.

Are you tired of the traffic jams getting to Tampa? Then you might want to check out Israel's latest flying electric car. It's expected to be available in 2024.

Robotic mastectomy comes to Israel. The surgery is more accurate and enables a better appearance.

Israel continues to test its own Covid vaccine despite most of the country being vaccinated with Pfizer. Check out their latest promising test results.

A better solution to diabetic wound care is around the corner. Thanks to a new copper infused bandage developed by Israel's MedCu.

If you need help around your home, check out Gary. Gary is a robot developed by Unlimited Robotics in Israel and is expected to be available in early 2022.

Are you suffering from chronic pain due to an old or recent injury? You may want to check out the products from the Israeli company Healables.

Construction of the largest solar energy field in the United States has begun in Indiana. It is being built by the Israeli company Doral Energy.

Where did Kenya's small farmers go when they needed a solution to save their corn crops? You guessed it. They turned to SupPlant from Israel.

Are roads that charge electric vehicles becoming a reality? In Tel Aviv ElectReon is deploying this technology to charge 200 city buses.

Israeli scientists discover that some of our white blood cells switch sides. Initially they attack a brain tumor, but eventually they defend the tumor.

Have you ever wondered how healthy the air is that you are breathing? So have the Israelis. That's why they created a new app, Breezometer, to monitor air quality.

An Israeli developed HIV drug is showing positive results on Covid patients. In a test performed at a hospital in the Congo all patients administered the drug had dramatic improvements.

A new Israeli discovery about white blood cells may enable future cancer cures.

Imagine if you could charge your electric car in the same amount of time it takes to fill up a gas car. Israeli develops a vehicle battery that can be recharged in 10 minutes.

What would you do with 9.2 billion gallons of water? That how much water has been saved by the new leak detection technology developed by Israeli company Astera.

Israel has successfully harvested dates from trees grown from 2,000 year old seeds. These are the only truly Israeli dates in the world.

Israel's Weizmann Institute of Science announced a new Covid treatment that is currently being successfully tested on animals. Due to their approach, this treatment's effectiveness would not be impacted by variants.

Israel is a world leader in effective water management. Here are 10 ways that Israel used it's water expertise to help others around the world

Israel expands test of new Israeli drug that appears to be almost 90% effective in healing Covid patients.

In an effort to provide a cure for lymphedema, Israeli scientists at Technion have actually grown lymphatic vessels.

A new Covid drug from Israel has successfully completed a trial in Greece. The test was conducted on 88 patients who had moderate to high symptoms. All of them recovered, most within 5 days.

Israel has published a study of the effects of the Covid vaccine and the virus on male fertility. There is no impact from the vaccine, but there is adverse impact from the virus.

Have you ever wondered how Israel is able to develop so many beneficial technologies. Maybe Israel's performance at the International Math Olympiad offers an answer.

Good news for those that have nerve damage. Israel is testing a new technology to restores the sense of touch lost through nerve damage.

In the US 5.5% of grocery store products are thrown away when they expire. Wasteless, an Israeli company, resolves this issue by dynamically adjusting the price as the expiration date approaches.

As medical waste grows at a rapid rate, an Israeli company has developed a device that allows medical facilities to eliminate their waste in a cost effective manner.

For those that suffer from migraines, there is now a device from Israel that treat migraines more effectively than drugs. There are also no adverse side effects.

First we had bi-focals. Then we had progressive lenses. Now an Israeli firm has created lenses that switch between near and far sightedness for less than one quarter the cost.

Have you ever wondered what is floating in your toilet and what it might mean? Me neither. Yet an Israeli company has developed a product to monitor your toilet's contents and provide an early warning on many diseases.

If you've had a cornea transplant, you may experience problems with the Covid vaccine. However, Israel now has a solution.

Are you tired of going to the Nail Salon? Well the Israel product Nimble is about to solve that. Nimble is a device that paints and dries your nails in 10 minutes at home.

While Spiderman is still fictional, his web is now real thanks to the Israeli company Seevix Material Sciences Ltd. It is both stronger and lighter than steel.

Israeli treatment for Covid advances to Phase II/III testing. The testing will be conducted outside of Israel as there are not enough Covid cases within Israel.

Israeli company Ibex Medical Analytics has developed an AI technology for detecting breast cancer. This technology is now approved for use in the European Union.

Israel continues to develop new GREEN technologies. Israeli company EVR Motors has developed a new electric motor that is the size of the smart phone.

Israeli scientists find a natural food supplement, beta-sitosterol, that could treat anxiety. You'll find this substance in avocados and other foods.

While this is not about technology, I thought you should know. Israel's Eden Alene has advanced to the 2021 Eurovision finals with her song Set Me Free.

Be Green with Israel's Echo Tech Recycling Active Rubber. This technology provides a 10-fold improvement over old rubber recycling technologies.

IceCure, an Israeli company, now has their ProSense technology approved to treat breast cancer. The US FDA calls it a "Breakthrough Technology."

Sackler Lab at Tel Aviv University has developed a non-invasive test to detect melanoma.

Curing the incurable. Is it possible? The scientists at Israel's ElaPharma are testing new drugs to prove it.

Israeli company Belkin Laser developed a device that treats glaucoma in seconds without even touching the patient.

Two doctors at Hebrew University have developed a blood test that detects cancer and diseases of the heart and liver without needing a biopsy.

Israeli researchers at Syngenta Vegetable Seeds Company have developed virus resistant tomatoes that can save 50% of the worldwide tomato crop.

Is there such a thing as chemo without side effects? If the Tel Aviv University team is successful, there will be.

A new Israeli air filtration system kills Covid and other viruses.

BlueGreen Water Technology, an Israeli company, was selected by Florida to save Lake Okeechobee from deadly algae.

Fri, March 24 2023 2 Nisan 5783