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    2. At Hebrew University, all students will study entrepreneurship

      At Hebrew University, all students will study entrepreneurship
      In Israel, which boasts the greatest number of startups per capita in the world, and sports the nickname Startup Nation,entrepreneurshipcourses have been sprouting at universities and colleges throughout the country to meet a grassroots demand. These programs aim to arm students with much needed theory along with a toolbox of mentorships, networking and tips on how best to approach investors for funding. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, however, now ...
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    3. Jerusalem Incubator Inks Double Korean VC Partnership

      Jerusalem Incubator Inks Double Korean VC Partnership
      OurCrowd Labs/02, a Jerusalem-based seed-stage incubator, has announced on Monday a collaboration agreement with two Korean venture capital firms, Development Trusts NI (DTNI) and Yozma Group Korea, the Korean branch of Israeli venture capital firm Yozma Group. The incubator was created as a partnership between Motorola Solutions Inc., Israel-based equity crowdfunding company OurCrowd Ltd., Mumbai-headquartered holding company Reliance Industries Ltd., and Yissum Research Development, the knowledge transfer company of ...
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    4. Autonomous car nano-optics co TriEye raises $3m

      Autonomous car nano-optics co TriEye raises $3m
      The Israeli company has developed SWIR sensors to provide autonomous cars heightened visual capabilities in restricted visual conditions at significantly reduced cost. Israeli startup TriEye has announced the completion of a $3 million seed round led by Grove Ventures. Following the investment Grove Ventures managing partner Dov Moran has become chairman of TriEye. The Tel Aviv-based company will use the funds to expand development of its systems, hire more employees ...
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    5. Startup Says It's First to Copy Spider's Silk Spinning Process

      Startup Says It's First to Copy Spider's Silk Spinning Process
      As territorial and cannibalistic creatures, Spiders have defied our attempts to domesticate them for the purpose of harvesting their silk. But because a strand of spider silk is as much as six times stronger than steel and five times lighter, scientists have long searched for ways to replicate or mimic the production of this natural protein fiber. Trying to imagine all the possible real-world applications of readily produced spider silk ...
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    6. High Exposure: Canon Inc. Acquires Briefcam

      High Exposure: Canon Inc. Acquires Briefcam
      May 9, 2018 Today, the Japanese giant, Canon Inc., announced its acquisition of BriefCam, the industrys leading provider of Video Synopsis solutions, which is based on technology developed at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The acquisition demonstrates the dynamism of the Hebrew University of Jerusalems research and innovation and comes on the heels of other high-profile startup exits whose technologies were based on research conducted at Hebrew University and licensed ...
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    7. Prof. Yaacov Nahmias, creator of cultured meat technology, honored in Washington

      Prof. Yaacov Nahmias, creator of cultured meat technology, honored in Washington
      JERUSALEM (JTA) Israeli biomedical engineer Prof. Yaacov Nahmias of Hebrew University, who created cultured meat technology, was inducted as a fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering. The ceremony was held Sunday in Washington DC. The top two percent of biomedical engineers are accepted to the institute. He is the fourth Israeli ever to be accepted to AIMBE. Nachmias, director of HUs Alexander Grass Center for Bioengineering ...
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    8. Smaller and Faster: The Terahertz Computer Chip is now Within Reach

      Smaller and Faster:  The Terahertz Computer Chip is now Within Reach
      March 25, 2018 Following three years of extensive research, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) physicist Dr. Uriel Levy and his team have created technology that will enable our computersand all optic communication devicesto run 100 times faster through terahertz microchips. Until now, two major challenges stood in the way of creating the terahertz microchip: overheating and scalability. However, in a paper published this week in Laser and Photonics Review, Dr ...
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    9. Stephen Hawking was admired by Israeli physicists for his insights and his humanity

      Stephen Hawking was admired by Israeli physicists for his insights and his humanity
      JERUSALEM (JTA) Dr. Stephen Hawking was a rare and inspirational man whose deep insights into the mysteries of the physical universe were matched only by his courage in the face of a cruel, debilitating illness, which he met with good spirit and a unique sense of humor. In the wake of his passing, those who have commented on his legacy have focused not only on his work as a scientist ...
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    10. Novel process removes mercury from factory emissions | ISRAEL21c

      Novel process removes mercury from factory emissions | ISRAEL21c
      Unique made-in-Israel technology also renders the separated toxic metal stable and safe for disposal. Toxic mercury spewing out of coal-fired power plants, waste-incineration facilities, cement factories, metal processing plants and many other industries pollutes the air, water, and land. To comply with increasingly stringent environmental regulations, facility managers are always seeking improved technologies for reducing and even eliminating mercury emissions. And thats why Israeli startupMercuRemovalof Netanya is generating so much ...
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    11. Changing Tides: Darwinism Discovered in Sea Anemone Venom

      Changing Tides: Darwinism Discovered in Sea Anemone Venom
      Hebrew University researcher discovers Darwinism at work, as sea anemones adapt their venom to accommodate changing prey and sea conditions Many animals use venom to protect themselves from predators and to catch prey. Some, like jellyfish, have tentacles, while others, like bees and snakes, use stingers and fangs to inject their prey with venomous toxins. For a long time, scientists believed that an animals venom was consistent over time: once ...
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    12. World famous Israeli mathematician to receive 2018 Israel Prize

      World famous Israeli mathematician to receive 2018 Israel Prize
      The Education Ministry's announcement that Professor Alex Lubotzky is to be awarded the prestigious Israel prize on Israel's 70th Independence Day for Research in Mathematics and Computer Science took no one by surprise. The prize committee, explaining its choice, stated that the internationally renowned Israel-born mathematician has contributed greatly to his field with original "research in finite and infinite group theory, including topological, algebraic and arithmetical groups and ...
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    13. Israeli scientists complete mock Mars mission in Negev desert

      Israeli scientists complete mock Mars mission in Negev desert
      RAMON CRATER, Israel (Reuters) - A team of six Israeli researchers on Sunday ended a four-day Mars habitat experiment in Israel's Negev desert where they simulated living conditions on the Red Planet, Israel's Science and Technology Ministry said. The experiment was held near the isolated Israeli township of Mitzpe Ramon, whose surroundings resemble the Martian environment in its geology, aridity, appearance and desolation, the ministry said. The participants were ...
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    14. The Argument Against Quantum Computers

      The Argument Against Quantum Computers
      ixteen years ago, on a cold February day at Yale University, a poster caught Gil Kalais eye. It advertised a series of lectures byMichel Devoret, a well-known expert onexperimental efforts in quantum computing. The talks promised to explore the question Quantum Computer: Miracle or Mirage? Kalai expected a vigorous discussion of the pros and cons of quantum computing. Instead, he recalled, the skeptical direction was a little bit neglected. He ...
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    15. Merck opens Jerusalem innovation lab

      Merck opens Jerusalem innovation lab
      The laboratory is part of Mercks commitment to Israel, collaboration with the Hebrew University, and development efforts in nanotechnologies and materials. Merck Group, the German pharmaceutical and life sciences company, today inaugurated a technology innovation laboratory at its subsidiary Qlight Nanotech in Jerusalem, hosted on the Hebrew Universitys Edmund J. Safra Campus. The laboratory is part of Mercks commitment to Israel, collaboration with the Hebrew University, and development efforts in ...
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    16. New wearable device gives 'sight' to the visually impaired

      New wearable device gives 'sight' to the visually impaired
      A new device made up of a tiny camera, an earpiece and a very powerful wearable computer could drastically improve the lives of some 21 million Americans living with avisual impairment. OrCam is not primarily amobility aid, so it wont replace a cane, but what it can do is help a wearer recognize and interpret the world around them by reading printed text off a variety of surfaces and recognizing ...
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