Welcome to this week's edition of the ISRAEL21c newsletter - we hope
our feature articles on Israeli advancements in health, technology and
democracy will create a greater awareness about the vibrant Israel which
exists beyond headlines of conflict.
researcher introduces the 'Maestro' - voice-only Internet system for
the dangers when full Internet capabilities become available to drivers.
Now an Israeli researcher has taken matters into her own hands - by
developing a voice recognition system - the Maestro - that enables drivers
to surf the Net while keeping their hands on the wheel.
discovery of cow gene could result in healthier milk
Israeli cows rank #1 in the world in both milk production,
and the high-protein content of their milk. Soon milk-drinkers worldwide
will also be able to enjoy a more nutritious beverage -- thanks to the
Israeli discovery of a gene that determines the concentration of protein
found in cow's milk.
diagnostics kit developed to help bowel disease sufferers
of people like Cathy Richards who suffer from chronic bowel problems
won't have to wait any more for a diagnosis. That's because Israeli
company Glycominds has developed a blood test kit which quickly enables
differential diagnosis between Crohn's disease, and irritable bowel
there's smoke, there's Firesys
is an extra-sensitive fire detection system technology developed by
Israeli mechanical engineer Eli Hatsir, specially designed for installation
in highly combustible places where even the first flicker of a fire
can spell disaster.
breakthrough: Cholesterol drugs reduce risk of cancer
A study conducted by Israeli researchers at the Technion
reveals that people who took cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins
for five years had only half the risk of developing colon cancer, a
disease that kills 56,000 Americans each year.
of the need to
re-brand Israel has reached
the very top.
company has developed a device that helps nurses locate those hard-to-find
other interesting facts about Israel
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