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Israeli invention vital for NASA mission to Mars

in Economy & Innovation/Health & Science
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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
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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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Robot Companion to Cure Loneliness for Elderly

in Economy & Innovation/Health & Science
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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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Weizman finds ‘social’ molecule

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Socialising at the Jerusalem Wine Festival 
(Credit: Mark Neyman, GPO)

Scientists at the renowned Weizman Institute of Science discovered a molecule that could play a crucial role in our social behaviour, namely if we are into socialising or not. Or in other words – if we are willing and able to leave our comfort zone and personal safety zone. Mice that were lacking this molecule…

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Festive art: online exhibition

in Economy & Innovation
Nanose - online exhibition (Credit: 21c)

The online platform Israel21c invites guests to an online exhibition that is a must-see – or rather a must-click since each teaser and provocative poster is the gateway to a news worthy story. ‘18 Ways Israel is Changing the World’ spans from cancer sniffing devices to Israelis who help Syrians, latest role models to water…

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