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Abigail Klein Leichman On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

In So Many Ways Israel Is Bringing Water Innovation to the World

Using ingenuity to overcome its serious water challenges, Israel has become the go-to expert for a world facing an impending water crisis. This year’s WATEC expo and conference, to be held in September in More...

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Abigail Klein Leichman On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Who Are the 18 Israeli Fintech Companies That Swing Financial Technology?

#Fintech Israeli fintech companies If it has been a long time since you’ve waited for a bank teller, called your stockbroker or mailed a check, you can thank financial technology (fintech). And much of that More...

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Abigail Klein Leichman On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Needle-Free Facelift, Skin Remodeling and Scar Repair

  Dermatologists have two options for improving the appearance of skin marred by scars and wrinkles: energy-based devices using laser, radio frequency or ultrasound; and injectable compounds like hyaluronic More...

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Abigail Klein Leichman On Sunday, January 1st, 2017

25 Cool Israeli Tech Companies to Watch in 2017

Every year, scores of innovative Israeli inventions and technologies are introduced to the market, and 2017 will be no exception. From medical devices to clean technologies, Israeli companies will unleash More...

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Abigail Klein Leichman On Monday, December 19th, 2016

14 Ways Israel Inspired the World in 2016

Israel ranks about 150 on the scale of countries for size, encompassing only about 10, 800 square miles (28, 000 square kilometers) and a population under 8.6 million. But its achievements over 68 years More...

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Abigail Klein Leichman On Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

6 Amazing Israeli Scientific Inventions Discovered by Accident

When Avram Hershko was a post-doc fellow at the University of California in San Francisco. from 1969 to 1971, he made an unexpected discovery that led to his receiving the 2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. The More...

Abigail Klein Leichman On Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

9 Israeli Startups Funded by Holywood Stars

Celebrity endorsements are a big boon for brands. Just ask SodaStream, the Israeli company touted by Hollywood beauty Scarlett Johansson and “Game of Thrones” star Thor Bjornsson. Ask HOT, the Israeli More...

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Abigail Klein Leichman On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

9 Beautiful Israeli Hotels Set in Ancient Buildings

#VintageHotels   Israel is a land with thousands of years of history and myriad archeological sites to explore. Visitors can even find overnight accommodations boasting a long backstory. It’s not hard More...

Prof. Amir Amedi with EyeMusic. Photo by Eyal Toueg
Abigail Klein Leichman On Monday, September 12th, 2016

Israeli Developed Devices Can Help Blind People See

In Prof. Amir Amedi’s world-renowned Lab for Brain and Multisensory Research at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, people with vision impairment can “see” their environment with the aid of sensory substitution More...

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Abigail Klein Leichman On Monday, September 5th, 2016

Have You Heard About Needle-Free Botox for Your Bladder?

  About 66 million Europeans and 43 million Americans suffer from overactive bladder (OAB), which causes sudden, involuntary contractions of the muscle in the wall of the urinary bladder. The first line of More...


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