Israeli Upstart Vidac Raises $9M for Cancer

Israeli startup Vidac Pharma has raised $9 million in a Series A raise with the financial boost being led by a new investor, the $100 million Israel Biotech Fund–which has chosen Vidac for its first investment. Existing investors, including Mivtach Shamir Holdings, also participated in the financing, with the cash being used toward its Phase […]

Jerusalem Syndrome is a dangerous thing

American Tourist was arrested after having gone treasure hunting in Old City Cave According to Live Science, around the time of Easter and Passover, a small percentage of visitors to Israel develop a reverence to Jerusalem and may become pathological — in other words, a visit to the city may trigger obsessive ideas, delusions or other psychotic experiences. He stayed […]

Lost engagement ring found

By Arutz Sheva An elderly man found an engagement ring which a bride accidentally threw in the trash in the Geula neighborhood of Jerusalem on Thursday. Happy ending: an engagement ring accidentally thrown in the trash was found in Geula neighborhood in Jerusalem. Last Thursday, the bride-to-be threw a bag into the garbage, and the […]

Israeli bubble tech to clean up Australian wastewater pools

David Shamah, Times of Israel Mapal Green Energy seals deal to supply aeration recycling system to Schweppes Down Under Fresh from British success with its aeration recycling system, Israeli greentech firm Mapal Green Energy hopes to pull off the same trick Down Under. On Sunday, the company announced its first major contract in Australia – […]

Intel tech, made in Israel, enables robots and drones to ‘see’

By David Shamah, Times of Israel RealSense technology is allowing us to interact with our devices far more effectively, says one of Intel Israel’s top engineers Robots that move around and do the heavy lifting, drones that drop off stuff you ordered on-line an hour before, self-driving cars, even self-driven vacuum cleaners that don’t bump […]

New Israeli invention gives regular water fruity taste

The Right Cup gives drinkers the illusion of drinking a flavored beverage, when all that’s in it is plain water. An Israeli company has developed The Right Cup, a liquid receptacle that gives out a fruity taste and smell, creating an illusion that tricks the brain into thinking that the beverage is flavored. The company […]