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A Recycling Revolution

in Economy & Innovation

The average human creates almost 5 pounds of waste a day. Humans produce so much waste that the world no longer knows how to manage it, and so it sits in trash piles which will never waste away. Now, imagine if you could turn your trash into a future lawn chair. Or tool box. Or…

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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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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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Weizman finds ‘social’ molecule

in Health & Science

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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