Category: Middle East

Food, Blue Tech Make The Top 5 National Research & Development Priorities Of Israel

By Abigail Klein Leichman Bioconvergence (which merges engineering and medicine), food tech, renewable energy and energy storage, civilian space industry and blue tech have been named as Israel’s top-five research and development priorities for the coming years. The Middle Eastern country has identified a national list of priorities to inform government investment in prioritized areas

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Charged Up: Batteries May Be Key To Saving The Planet

By Moshiel Biton The battery is our new eco-friend. Whether powering electric vehicles (EVs), drones or power tools, keeping count of steps via fitness trackers or storing unimaginable amounts of energy, one common factor bringing all these elements together: the battery. An object we use daily is saving the planet and being more eco-conscious. From

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Artificial Intelligence Can Forecast Damaging Solar Storms

By Abigail Klein Leichman Artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to predict powerful radiation outbreaks, such as solar storms, up to 96 hours before they occur, according to Israeli researchers. Yuval Reuveni of Ariel University’s department of physics and the Samaria and Jordan Rift R&D Center and computer science doctoral candidate Vlad Landa at the

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World’s First AI-Ready Infrasound Stethoscope Gets FDA Approval

By Diana Bletter Israeli startup Sanolla announced its AI-ready stethoscope — the first of its kind in the world — has achieved a major regulatory milestone: It’s been approved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The innovative stethoscope, VoqX, listens to infrasound acoustic waves to obtain lifesaving medical insights. Not audible to

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RedC Biotech Seeks To Make Blood Donations A Thing Of The Past

By Brian Blum Future blood infusions may not rely on donors. Consider: A horrendous mass casualty event results in dozens of people injured. Many need blood transfusions. The local blood banks can’t cope with the sudden demand. Even worse, some victims have rare blood types that are not well stocked in the blood bank’s inventory.

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