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Israeli Early Education programs prove Worthy

in Economy & Innovation/Health & Science

Being utilized in over ten countries worldwide, HIPPY, which stands for Home Instruction for Parents and Preschool Youngsters, is now taking a turn towards South Korea and other Asian countries. Developed in 1969 by Dr. Avima Lombard of Hebrew University in Jerusalem, HIPPY is an educational initiative which provides a platform for parents to learn…

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Israeli invention vital for NASA mission to Mars

in Economy & Innovation/Health & Science

Whenever you’re ready to go to Mars, this new Israeli invention has you covered. Thanks to StemRad, a Tel Aviv based company who specializes in gamma radiation protection, astronauts and their vital organs are much more safe. Most NASA missions until now have not been set in deep space, and StemRad is hoping to change…

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Our Faces Match Our Names

in Health & Science

Our names have more influence than we think, says a recent research study conducted in Israel and France. The study was initiated at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and its aim was to explore if a person’s name has any influence on their appearance. Hundreds of people were shown head shots of complete strangers. When provided…

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Israeli Doctor Helps 16 Deaf Palestinian Kids Hear

in Health & Science

Sixteen palestinian children were granted their sense of hearing thanks to the efforts of the Peres Center for Peace. The series of cochlear ear implant surgeries happened in a marathon style fashion and were performed in Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem.   The children were from Gaza and the West Bank, and though the…

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Robot Companion to Cure Loneliness for Elderly

in Economy & Innovation/Health & Science

Loneliness is becoming a worldwide epidemic, especially for older people who live alone. Recent studies have proven the dire effects loneliness can have on someone’s life, and an Israeli company called Intuition Robotics has set out to change that. Intuition Robotics has brought together the fields of technology and psychology to create Elli●Q, a robot…

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