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The Bible describes Israel as a light unto the nations, and modern Israel has lived up to that description. The innovative discoveries and technologies coming out of Israel continue to revolutionize our world. In nearly every scientific field, Israel’s inventors and entrepreneurs are on the cutting edge. These technological advancements are saving lives and transforming the way nations address critical challenges. From fighting cancer to eliminating hunger, Israel’s technology is one of the primary ways the nations of the world are blessed through the Jewish state.

Israeli researchers to take part in groundbreaking NASA project

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Researchers from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology have been selected to participate in a prestigious NASA Explorer’s Program concept study, NASA announced last week. The Explorer’s Program has selected six astrophysics concept studies out of hundreds of proposals submitted by researchers around the world. The Israeli research project, sponsored by the Israel Space … Read More

Immunotherapy Initiative Launched in Israel to Combat Cancer

Monday, September 18, 2017

The Cancer Research Institute, the world’s largest nonprofits dedicated to cancer research, is partnering with the Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF), the largest charitable organization dedicated to cancer research in the Jewish state, to launch a new initiative to fund and promote research in immunotherapy cancer treatment. The initiative, called The Immunotherapy Promise, will be … Read More

Israeli scientist develops early diagnostic test for Parkinson’s

Friday, August 4, 2017

The exciting news coming out of Israel, that a scientist has developed a groundbreaking test to categorically detect Parkinson’s disease, is giving the medical and science worlds hope for the future. Suaad Abd-Elhadi, a PhD student at the Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Medicine, has developed the … Read More

New Israeli system capable of identifying explosive devices from afar

Friday, August 4, 2017

This new Israeli innovation will be able to protect soldiers against explosive charges as they cross hostile areas in times of battle or operations. The system is mainly designed to be used by patrol forces undertaking routine security measures near the borders such as route openings and suspicious object inspections. In addition, the system can … Read More

Israeli researchers pioneer paradigm shift in cancer treatment

Friday, July 21, 2017

An entirely new way to fight cancer is almost ready to go public. The American Food and Drug Administration unanimously recommended a revolutionary new cancer treatment for its final approval. and it’s a paradigm shift in how doctors and researchers treat certain cancers. Cancer is difficult for a person’s immune system to fight on its own … Read More

Toyota research arm takes first step into Israel’s start-up scene with investment into robotics for the elderly

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Toyota‘s research arm has just announced itself on the Israeli start-up scene, confirming on Tuesday that it has led an early-stage funding round in Israel’s Intuition Robotics. Toyota Research Institute, TRI, the automaker’s initiative in artificial intelligence, autonomous driving and home robotics, has a treasure chest of $1 billion and says it has led a … Read More

Israeli Doctoral Student Develops Groundbreaking Test for Parkinson’s Disease

Sunday, July 9, 2017

JNS.org – Suaad Abd-Elhadi, a doctoral student at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, has won an innovation award for developing a new groundbreaking tool that could lead to earlier detection of Parkinson’s disease. Abd-Elhadi’s “lipid ELISA” test could also improve monitoring of the disease’s progression and a patient’s response to treatment. ELISA stands for enzyme-linked immunosorbent … Read More

Sniffing out diseases with the Nanose

Thursday, July 6, 2017

If there is such a thing as a science superstar, it might be Hossam Haick, Professor of Chemical Engineering and Nanotechnology, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. Born and raised in Nazareth, he left Israel after receiving his Ph.D. to study in the United States for a few years, then returned to the Technion, where he is … Read More

Dad’s brain injury leads to daughter’s brain-rehab startup

Thursday, June 29, 2017

After her father suffered a brain injury, Israeli neuroscientist Son Preminger noted deficiencies in the rehabilitation process and felt a calling to correct them. Preminger invited a group of fellow neuroscientists, clinicians and engineers to join her in founding Intendu, a startup that has developed cloud-based software comprised of motion-based adaptive video games for brain training … Read More

Innovation center for special-needs kids opens in Jerusalem

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Yosef cannot hold a fork or spoon. The little boy was dependent on others to feed him until an assistive device was fashioned for him at ALYN Hospital, a nonprofit pediatric and adolescent rehabilitation facility in Jerusalem. While inventive solutions for ALYN patients like Yosef have been created in the onsite biomechanical lab for the … Read More