Bat study shows 3-D compass in brain: Humans have it too

Bat Bat study shows 3-D compass in brain: Humans have it too

Weizmann Institute scientists invent a technology to measure signals from bat brains and show how they handle 3-D orientation in space. Israeli scientists have proven the existence of a three-dimensional compass in mammalian brains, with the help of the humble fruit bat. And with the help of technology they invented to receive and measure signals […]

December 10, 2014
Cleantech Israeli start-up sees gold in wastewater

A cleantech company launches a crowdfunding campaign to raise equity for its sewage mining technology To the untrained eye, it looks like trash, but rest assured, says Israeli environmental start-up Applied Cleantech (ACT), “there’s gold in that garbage. In a new crowdfunding effort, the company is seeking to raise millions of dollars to expand its […]

December 10, 2014
Pixellot China’s Baidu invests $3 million in Israeli start-up

The Internet giant sees promise in Pixellot, which has developed a unique take on video filming and production After investing in an Israeli venture capital fund in October, China Internet giant Baidu has made its first direct investment in an Israeli start-up. Video capture firm Pixellot said Monday that it had received a $3 million […]

December 9, 2014
German University Revolutionizes Electric Car Production with St Printing the cars of the future

Israeli-made Objet1000 3D Production System used to make a full-scale model of an electric city car, StreetScooter, being tested in Germany. Leading three-dimensional printer manufacturer Stratasys, dual headquartered in Minneapolis and Rehovot, Israel, made a 3D printer large enough to print out a full-size prototype of a futuristic electric car called the StreetScooter. Using extruded […]

December 8, 2014
NaftaliBennett U.S. tech firm to train staff on cyber security in Israel

The American technology firm UST Global plans to set up a development center in Israel that will train thousands of software people in cyber security, according to a video that Economy Minister Naftali Bennett posted to his Facebook page on Saturday night. Bennett, who was in Washington to participate in the Saban Forum, met over […]

December 8, 2014
twitter Twitter helps manage emergencies

New Israeli tool to help manage flood of information during disasters, terrorist attacks or other emergencies, sifting through large amount of tweets and updates about situations. Social media isn’t just for socializing anymore. Emergency responders and authorities are increasingly using social media to help the public get information and access to emergency services. “What we […]

December 5, 2014