Technology & Health

Technology & Health


Scientists warn Earth spinning faster than usual

Faster spin leading to shorter days could have a devastating impact on technology, especially computer networks.

Scientists warn Earth spinning faster than usual

Can a new molecule prevent age-related diseases and increase life expectancy?

Scientists hope a new drug will lead to the treatment or prevention of diseases, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

Can a new molecule prevent age-related diseases?

Experts conclude: Lockdown responsible for child hepatitis

"When restrictions were lifted, children with lack of prior immunity were exposed to a whole battery of new infections."

Experts conclude: Lockdown responsible for child hepatitis

Israeli tech leader launches new health collaboration to solve urgent real-world problems

Technion Human Health Initiative brings together scientists from different fields to solve human health problems in novel ways.

Israeli tech leader collaborating to solve urgent problems

New research links COVID spike protein to heart damage

New generation of COVID vaccines may focus on T-cell response rather than spike protein encoding.

New research links COVID spike protein to heart damage

Apple to open development center in Jerusalem

The development center in Jerusalem will be the US tech giant's third center in Israel after Herzliya and Haifa.

Apple to open development center in Jerusalem

Buzz Aldrin’s moon jacket sells for $2.8 million

Jacket worn during Apollo 11 mission by second astronaut to walk on the moon sells to anonymous bidder.

Buzz Aldrin’s moon jacket sells for $2.8 million

German Health Ministry: 'One serious adverse event for every 5,000 COVID vaccinations'

Twitter removed post as "misleading," then reinstated with added note that "the risk is very small."

'1 serious adverse event for every 5,000 COVID vaccinations'

Watch: Israeli start-up to begin production of flying cars

AIR shows off their prototype for a flying vehicle and says these fancy 'gadgets' will be in production by 2024.

Watch: Israeli start-up to begin production of flying carsplayer

Israeli researchers solve mystery of glowing coral

Tel Aviv University researchers prove for the first time the purpose of coral reefs' fluorescent glow.

Israeli researchers solve mystery of glowing coral

New method of testing may allow early diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease

Diagnosis of early-stage Parkinson's Disease now possible with new method developed at Hebrew University.

New testing may allow early diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease

Watch: NASA image dates back 'almost to the beginning of time'

NASA releases first image from its new telescope providing a glimpse of the universe about 13.7 billion years ago.

Watch: NASA image dates back 'almost to the beginning of time'player

WHO: 'Sex is not limited to male and female'

World Health Organization updates manual based on "new scientific evidence."

WHO: 'Sex is not limited to male and female'

Watch: Israeli start-up keeps track of your online history

'We're the startup nation, but there's no law that protects our privacy...we're the wild, wild West," says the company's co-founder.

Watch: Israeli start-up keeps track of your online historyplayer

New study: COVID booster significantly delays end of infection

31% boosted people still contagious 10 days post-infection vs. 6% unvaccinated.

COVID booster significantly delays end of infection

Huge Israeli study disproves link between COVID & heart inflammation

Study focused on pre-vaccine period, following almost 800 thousand people.

Israeli study disproves link between COVID & heart inflammation

New antiviral targets common viruses - including COVID-19 and Zika

Hebrew University's ViroBlock announces preliminary success of anti-viral drug platform.

New antiviral targets common viruses - including COVID and Zika

Wearable telehealth device can provide early warning of deterioration

New Sheba Medical Center study shows wearable telehealth device can detect patient deterioration 38 hours before clinical deterioration.

Wearable telehealth device offers early warning of deterioration

AI vs Human Transcription: Accuracy, Time & Price

In this article, we will compare the accuracy, speed, and price of these two types of transcription services.

AI vs Human Transcription: Accuracy, Time & Price

Carnivorous plant discovered that attacks prey underground

For the first time a carnivorous plant that traps and eats its prey underground has been discovered by scientists.

Carnivorous plant discovered that attacks prey underground

How AI facial recognition tech found Rush singer Geddy Lee's mother in a Holocaust photo

Rockstar Geddy Lee found never-before-seen photos of his mother’s family thanks to artificial intelligence facial recognition technology.

How AI tech found Rush singer's mother in a Holocaust photo

Choosing to give away money linked to lower cognitive performance

New study shows those who gave away more money scored lower on cognitive tests sensitive to Alzheimer’s disease than those who gave less.

Giving away money linked to lower cognitive performance

Watch: Will 'sophisticated' robots turn on humans?

A Google employee was put on administrative leave for publishing his conversations with a 'human robot.'

Watch: Will 'sophisticated' robots turn on humans? player

New study: Doctors prescribe fewer painkillers during night shifts than during the day

Researchers attribute discrepancy in pain med prescriptions at emergency rooms in US and Israel to reduced empathy.

Study: Doctors prescribe fewer painkillers during night shifts

Israeli University discovers cells that keep fungal infections at bay

Without cells that spur on the specialized antifungal units, the fight against a common infection is a lost cause.

Israeli Univ. discovers cells that keep fungal infections at bay

BMJ Senior Editor: COVID vaccines more likely to put you in hospital than keep you out

New study shows over 8 per 10,000 net increase in hospitalization following vaccination.

'COVID vax more likely to put you in hospital than keep you out'

Pfizer sued for patent infringement in Paxlovid development

Pfizer accused of "willful and deliberate" violation, using other company's protease inhibitor.

Pfizer sued for patent infringement in Paxlovid development

New study: COVID vaccination shown to decrease sperm counts

Effect begins 2 months following vaccination & persists for at least 5 months, when study ended.

COVID vaccination shown to decrease sperm counts

Mechanism to help seniors access technology wins hackathon

JCT hackathon for women features technology to help detect when babies are left in parked cars, mechanism to help seniors access technology.

Mechanism to help seniors access technology wins hackathon

Study: The younger we feel, the better we rehabilitate

Even in old age, feeling young can decrease the chances of developing physical disability and morbidity.

The younger we feel, the better we rehabilitate

Where do COVID-19 variants come from?

New Israeli research suggests that immunocompromised patients suffering chronic COVID infections lead to mutated variants.

Where do COVID-19 variants come from?

Watch: Human trash found on Mars

Scientists are puzzled over a piece of equipment from the landing craft which recently arrived on the 'Red Planet'.

Watch: Human trash found on Marsplayer

Dr. Anthony Fauci admits there's no data showing benefit of COVID boosters for children

"Americans should all know this: There are no studies on children showing a reduction in hospitalization or death," says Sen. Rand Paul.

Dr. Fauci admits: No data showing benefit of boosters for kidsplayer

WHO head Dr. Tedros: SARS-CoV-2 resulted from a lab leak

Research into gain-of function at Wuhan Institute of Virology most likely cause of pandemic.

SARS-CoV-2 resulted from a lab leak

New study: Six months after vaccination, protection is 'zero'

Study in NEJM notes that natural immunity confers robust protection even a year after infection.

Six months after vaccination, protection is 'zero'

Watch: Elon Musk hosts 'bizarre' phone Q&A with Twitter staff

The world’s richest man provided a wild Q&A with Twitter employees, addressing layoffs, remote work, and alien encounters.

Watch: Elon Musk hosts 'bizarre' phone Q&A with Twitter staffplayer

Next step in drone mail technology: Heavier weight, longer distances

Israel Innovation Authority teams up with Strix Drones to test latest commercial drone technology.

Heavier weight, longer distances

Israeli study shows olive trees first domesticated 7,000 years ago

'This is the earliest evidence for cultivation of a fruit tree,' researchers from Tel Aviv University & the Hebrew University say.

Olive trees first domesticated 7,000 years ago

Hebrew U awards 100k prize for innovative startups to Kinoko Tech

Kinoko Tech wins Hebrew University’s 2022 Asper Prize for Emerging Startups.

Hebrew U awards 100k prize for startups to Kinoko Tech

CDC admits Moderna vaccine poses higher risk of heart inflammation

Announcement comes almost a year after several European countries limited use of vaccine.

CDC: Moderna vaccine poses higher risk of heart inflammation

Weizmann Institute Scientists uncover traces of fire dating back at least 800,000 years

Using advanced AI techniques, researchers discover one of the earliest pieces of evidence for the use of fire.

Weizmann Institute uncovers traces of 800,000 year-old fire

Gamechanger: New Israeli radar system can track thousands of targets simultaneously

Elbit unveils the "Raketa," the radar system that makes all others obsolete.

New Israeli radar system can track thousands of targets

Cure for COVID? Who's blocking research into fish liver oil?

Lab findings showed oil destroyed 99.9% of SARS-CoV-2 in 10 minutes, but funding for human trials was withdrawn without explanation.

Who's blocking research into fish liver oil?player

Alien 'coming-out party?' Powerful radio energy explosions around the Universe

A leading physics professor says aliens from outer space might be trying to get our attention.

Alien 'coming-out party?' Powerful radio energy explosions player

Justin Bieber struck with rare facial paralyis

Singer diagnosed with Ramsay Hunt syndrome which could leave him permanently affected.

Justin Bieber struck with rare facial paralyis

Moderna announces new booster to target Omicron

Trial results from a month following injection show 8-fold increase in antibodies.

Moderna announces new booster to target Omicron

Groundbreaking cancer study results in all patients in remission

Historic cancer study was the first where every patient was found to be in remission from their illness due to a new therapy.

Groundbreaking cancer study results in all patients in remission

Study: Most long-COVID sufferers still suffering 1.5 years later

New study shows 65% of those who suffered three or more long-COVID symptoms are still suffering 1.5 years later.

Study: Most long-COVID sufferers still suffering 1.5 years later

New study shows Paxlovid offers 'no significant benefit' to those under the age of 65

Data suggests younger people using the Pfizer drug may have increased COVID mortality.

Paxlovid 'of no significant benefit' to those under 65

Are astronomers ready for a potentially hazardous asteroid?

Weizmann Institute scientist part of the team in NASA planetary defense exercise.

Are astronomers ready for a potentially hazardous asteroid?

Here's how first date can predict a long-term relationship

What turns a first date into the beginning of a long-term relationship? Researchers at Hebrew University have the answer.

Here's how first date can predict a long-term relationship

Changing the channel: Study sheds new light on a promising antidepressant

A newly revealed mechanism of ketamine’s action on potassium channels in neurons may lead to improved therapies for depression.

Study sheds new light on a promising antidepressant

New study links COVID vaccines to 25% increase in cardiac arrest for both males & females

Study based on data from emergency services. COVID infection itself not linked to increase in cardiovascular complications.

COVID vaccines linked to 25% increase in cardiac arrest

Hebrew University engineers enhanced cannabis with 20% more THC

Findings will Help Develop New Strains for Medical Cannabis Users and Increase Crop Yields

Hebrew University engineers enhanced cannabis with 20% more THC

This is how diverse microbial communities remain stable

New Bar-Ilan University study calculates connectivity level in ecosystems of bacterial communities, provides first evidence of old theory.

This is how diverse microbial communities remain stable

New research shows wearing face-masks increases inhaled CO2 to dangerous levels

Effect even more pronounced in children, after just a few minutes of mask-wearing & without physical exertion.

Face-masks increase inhaled CO2 to dangerous levels




























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