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    2. Unprecedented Security Measures Expected in New York's Times Square This New Year's Eve

      Unprecedented Security Measures Expected in New York's Times Square This New Year's Eve
      While everyone knows New York City's Times Square will be the scene of one big party this New Year's Eve, police know it's also a big target for terrorists. City officials said the standard security measures will, of course, be in place, like sand trucks and blocker vehicles. But after two terror attacks in NYC since Halloween, more efforts are being focused on trying to catch and ...
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    3. Israeli serial startup stars of blockchain tech return with QEDit, a zero-knowledge proof diligence tool | TechCrunch

      Israeli serial startup stars of blockchain tech return with QEDit, a zero-knowledge proof diligence tool | TechCrunch
      Leveraging some mind boggling math introduced as an update onto the Ethereum blockchain only a few months ago,QEDitis launching its product on our Battlefield stage atTechCrunch Disrupt Berlin. The company, which takes its name from the Latin phrasequod erat demonstrandum(which was what would have been demonstrated) relies on the principle of zero knowledge proofs to provide audit and due diligence services for financial institutions. One of the problems ...
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    4. 3 Israeli Universities Ranked In World's Top 100 Most Innovative

      3 Israeli Universities Ranked In World's Top 100 Most Innovative
      (JTA) Three Israeli universities were ranked in the top 100 of the most innovative universities in the world in the Reuters annual list. Hebrew University came in at 82, climbing 12 spots from last year. Tel Aviv University was ranked at 88 and The Technion Israel Institute of Technology was 89. The Reuters analysis identifies the educational institutions doing the most to advance science, invent new technologies and power new ...
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    5. Enhancing the Quantum Sensing Capabilities of Diamond

      Enhancing the Quantum Sensing Capabilities of Diamond
      Shooting electrons at diamonds can introduce quantum sensors into them Nov. 22, 2017 Researchers discovered that dense ensembles of quantum spins can be created in a diamond with high resolution using electron microscopes, paving the way for enhanced sensors and resources for quantum technologies. Diamonds are made of carbon atoms in a crystalline structure, but if a carbon atom is replaced with another type of atom, this will result in ...
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    6. In Jerusalem forest, spiders weave their magic

      In Jerusalem forest, spiders weave their magic
      On the banks of a creek near Jerusalem stands an enchanted forest, its trees shrouded by giant cobwebs woven by long-jawed spiders. Science and nature combined to create the unusual sight: the Soreq creek largely contains treated sewage full of nutrients that promote the proliferation of mosquitoes that serve as a source of food for spiders, which then reproduce in multitudes. "It's an exceptional case," said arachnophile Igor Armicach ...
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    7. QueenB takes a byte out of gender gap to promote diversity in tech

      QueenB takes a byte out of gender gap to promote diversity in tech
      As Israel faces a shortage of some 10,000 engineers and programmers in the coming decade, three Jerusalem-area students in the tech field noticed an even bigger scarcity in their classrooms and workplaces: women. Were frustrated that not enough girls are involved in the computer science field, said Noga Mann, a Hebrew University student and a co-founder of QueenB. Yasmin Dunsky and Neta Moses, and later, Mann, wanted to address ...
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    8. German-Israeli Accelerator Speeds Up Cybersecurity Innovation and Collaboration

      German-Israeli Accelerator Speeds Up Cybersecurity Innovation and Collaboration
      November 6, 2017 A new initiative to accelerate cybersecurity innovation and collaboration between Germany and Israel was launched in Jerusalem. The Hessian Israeli Partnership Accelerator for Cybersecurity (HIPA) brings together top talents in cybersecurity from Israel and Germany to jointly work on cybersecurity projects in areas such as network technologies, internet infrastructure, and software security. The overarching goal is to trigger the creation of innovation and businesses in cybersecurity in ...
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    9. U of Illinois signs research deal with Israeli university - Chicago Tribune

      U of Illinois signs research deal with Israeli university - Chicago Tribune
      The University of Illinois has signed a research partnership with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. U of I PresidentTimothy Killeensigned the pact Tuesday during Gov. Bruce Rauner's trip to Israel this week. Rauner says the collaboration will boost Illinois' economy. Officials say Hebrew University has more than 100 research centers and 7,000 patents to its credit. They say like the U of I, it's routinely ranked among ...
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    10. Yissum Announces New Platform for 3D Printing of Personalized Food

      Yissum Announces New Platform for 3D Printing of Personalized Food
      Yissum Research Development Company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the technology-transfer company of theHebrew University, introduced today a novel technology for the 3D printing of personalized food based on nano-cellulose, a natural, edible, calorie-free fiber. Prof.Oded Shoseyovfrom the Robert H. Smith Institute of Plant Sciences and Genetics in Agriculture and Prof. Ido Braslavsky, Director, Inter-Faculty Biotechnology Program and Head of B.S. Program at the Institute of Biochemistry ...
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    11. We can design driverless cars that cannot cause an accident

      We can design driverless cars that cannot cause an accident
      The rules of the road today are all focused around one key element: drivers. Licensing, insurance, traffic laws everything assumes vehicles are operated under the control of a human. For driverless vehicles, this presents a dilemma: How can you tell which car is at fault in an accident? Should we licenseandinsure owners or manufacturers or the cars themselves? More importantly: How can self-drivingand human-driven cars co-exist safely? Before society will ...
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    12. Low-Tech Bubbe, High-Tech Mission

      Low-Tech Bubbe, High-Tech Mission
      So youre a grandmother whose kids and grandkids apparently are too busy to keep in touch how do you remind them? Handwritten notes. Email messages. Guilt-laden phone calls. Or, since late last month, a new app touted on the revamped website of the American Friends of the Hebrew University. A video on the website features an octogenarian identified as Judith Cohen who describes the Would It Kill You to Call ...
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    13. Physicists Confirm That We’re Not Living In a Computer Simulation

      Physicists Confirm That We’re Not Living In a Computer Simulation
      Scientists have discovered that its impossible to model the physics of our universe on even the biggest computer. What that means is that were probably not living in a computersimulation . Theoretical physicists Zohar Ringel and Dmitry Kovrizhin from the University of Oxford and the Hebrew University in Israel applied Monte Carlo simulations (computations used to generate probabilities) to quantum objects moving through various dimensions and found that classical systems cannot ...
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    14. Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded to LIGO Black Hole Researchers - The New York Times

      Nobel Prize in Physics Awarded to LIGO Black Hole Researchers - The New York Times
      Rainer Weiss of M.I.T. and his Caltech collaborators Kip Thorne and Barry Barish discovered ripples in space-time known as gravitational waves. Rainer Weiss, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Kip Thorne and Barry Barish, both of the California Institute of Technology, were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday for the discovery of ripples in space-time known as gravitational waves, which were predicted by ...
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