Archives for December 2015

US, Israel To Co-Develop Technologies For First Responders

Some $12 million will be funneled to collaborative Israeli-American projects for the development of advanced technologies for first responders over the next three years. The agreement brings together the Israeli Ministry of Public Security and the US Department of Homeland Security in a drive to better equip and prepare both countries’ national rescue forces including fire, … [Read more...]

Diabetics With Foot Complications Suffer Memory Loss

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researcher says results should lead to practical changes in treatment strategy. A first study on comprehensive cognitive assessments of patients with diabetic foot and diabetes sufferers without this condition shows significant differences between the two groups. The Ben-Gurion University of the Negev study implies that diabetic patients with … [Read more...]

5 Places You Must Visit This Christmas In Israel

Christmas markets and concerts in Jerusalem, Nazareth, Haifa, Ramla and Tel Aviv-Yafo embrace the true holiday spirit of tolerance and inclusion and attract people of all religions to celebrate together. Christmas in Israel means walking through the small streets of Jerusalem’s Old City, taking part in a Christmas parade, attending a Christmas Mass or church service, playing … [Read more...]

Cold-Plasma Incision Sealer To Be Used In Skin Grafts

IonMed’s novel alternative to stitches, staples and sealants is well on its way to commercialization for applications including skin conditions. One year after receiving CE clearance in Europe for its Bioweld1 cold-plasma system for closing surgical incisions, Israel’s IonMed has completed clinical trials in Queen Astrid Military Hospital in Brussels — the largest burn … [Read more...]

Scientific-Tech Preschool Opens In Israel

It’s never too early to teach children about robotics, astronomy, computers and outer space. Why did global aerospace giant Lockheed Martin send its chief executive to a Beersheva preschool? Because Lockheed Martin is a major partner in Israel’s first science-technology preschool program, thus far serving 100 children ages three to five. The idea is that it’s never too … [Read more...]