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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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Coldplay is Warming up to Israel

in Life, Culture & Sports

Ever since Coldplay frontman, Chris Martin, visited Israel last year, there’s been an avalanche of press on how he was potentially scouting places to play a peace concert. Since then, rumors have been rolling out that Coldplay, one of the most popular rock bands soaring on the top charts, will be coming to Israel this…

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Apple acquires Israeli Facial Recognition Software

in Economy & Innovation

The fourth time is the facial recognition charm. The giant US corporation, Apple Inc, has acquired RealFace, an Israeli invented software with built in facial recognition. This is the fourth time that Apple has hit the Israeli market to snatch up a genius software, and they report spending about $2 million dollars. RealFace is a…

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‘My Name is Israel’ Highlights How Israel Leads in Humanitarian Aid

in Economy & Innovation

When the world is in need and Israel can help, the small country is often times the first on the scene to aid humanitarian causes. From earthquakes to floods, to helping animals and hospitals, Israel has been spotlighted in the latest exhibition called My Name is Israel, a 15-slides presentation created by Israel21C. My Name…

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Israel’s universities reach out

in Economy & Innovation

A new shift in the Israeli academic landscape is about to have a major impact on the university’s future. While bi-lateral academic research projects have been going on for decades – more recently there has been a push to establish joint programs with other universities. Cornell Tech is the latest addition to an impressive list…

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