Tag archive for ‘biology’
Michael Ordman On Sunday, October 25th, 2015

Good News From Israel: Medical Achievements

Patent for prostate cancer treatment.  Israel’s Rosetta Genomics has received a US patent for the treatment of prostate cancer through the administration of anti-hsa-miR-210. High levels of hsa-miR-210 indicate More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, October 12th, 2015

Even Friendly Ecotourists Could Be Putting Animals at Risk, Scientists Say

  Ecotourism, in which travelers visit natural environments with an eye toward funding conservation efforts or boosting local economies, has become increasingly popular in recent years. In many cases it More...

News Brief On Thursday, July 16th, 2015

This Ugly Fish Live Inside a Volcano

An Australian research vessel has discovered a new kind of fish living in volcanoes off the coast of the continent. It’s called a scaleless blackfish. The team is still trying to identify this tiny blackfish More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

ReWalk Robotics Launches ReWalk 6.0: The Company’s Sixth Generation Personal System for Home & Community Use

– – Israel’s ReWalk Robotics Ltd. (Nasdaq: RWLK), an exoskeleton manufacturer, unveiled the latest edition of its Personal powered exoskeleton system—the ReWalk Personal 6.0—marking the More...

new Cystic Fibrosis treatment
Jewish Business News On Monday, July 13th, 2015

Stem Cells Might Heal Damaged Lungs

New research from Israel’s Weizmann Institute has shown that stem cells can be used to heal damaged lungs. So good news for smokers. Diseases of the airways like emphysema, bronchitis, asthma More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Study: Almost 20% of Americans Sleep With Their Smart Phones

– – As many as 20% of all Americans sleep with their smart phones, according to a new study funded by Bank of America. Kind of sad, isn’t it? According to the research results, 3% of Americans More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Biogal-Galed Labs Releases Two New PCRun VMD Kits

– – Israel’s Biogal Galed Labs, a global provider of veterinary diagnostic solutions, has announced the commercialization of two new PCRun Veterinary Molecular Detection Kits. Biogal has announced More...

Lilach Weissman On Monday, June 8th, 2015

Eating the Placenta After Birth Has No Health Benefits

– – A new study by researchers at Northwestern University has revealed that there are no health benefits involved in eating a baby’s placenta after it is born. First of all GROSS, but who would More...

Ilan Shavit On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Monster Soul-Sucking ‘Dementor’ Wasp Turns Cockroaches Into Zombies

139 new Species Discovered in 2014 In the Greater Mekong Region, which includes Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam, encompass 90 plants, 23 reptiles, 16 amphibians, nine fish, More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Triple Treatment Keeps Cancer From Coming Back

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death worldwide, responsible for some 1.59 million fatalities a year. That figure is due, in part, to the fact that the cancer often returns after what, at first, More...

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