Jerusalem, April 12 : An Israeli biotech company has developed a way to turn extra fat into new bones to replace missing or damaged bone structure.
With the new findings, Bonus Biogroup based in the northern Israeli city of Haifa, will help millions of people all over the world suffering from bone diseases such as osteoporosis, bone infection and also accidents that cause irreparable damage to the bones, reported Xinhua.
By making the cells grow in a scaffold after scanning the patient's bones to determine the shape, these cells then fill a mould and make a completely new bone resembling the lost one.
Jerusalem, April 8 : Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is operating its integrated command, control and communication center in Brazil, the company said in a statement.
Israeli personnel have been dispatched to operate MC4, developed by IAI's MLM Division (which specializes in the development and production of missiles, communications, simulators and other space related products), in an undisclosed Brazilian state as part of intense marketing efforts.
A team of archaeologists have said that they have discovered an ancient wine-pressing factory spreading across more than 1,000 square feet in Israel among the ruins of an ancient Byzantine settlement.
The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) said that researchers discovered a ceramic lantern shaped like a miniature church and carved with crosses, indicating that the wine factory belonged to a Christian. The discovery was made at Hamei Yo'av in Israel along the ancient settlement from the Byzantine times.
The production of Natural gas has begun at Tamar field and the gas is expected to reach Israel's shores on Sunday after flowing through nearly 200 kilometers of pipelines.
The Ministry of Energy and Water Resources of the government of Israel said that the production will address the shortage of natural gas in the country. It is believed that the supply of natural gas from Tamar will be partial and full capacity will only be restored after a few weeks. The Tamar field was discovered in the year 2009 and it has an estimated 9 trillion cubic feet of natural gas.
Jerusalem, March 22 - US President Barack Obama called on the Israeli government Thursday to stop building settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, saying continued settlement activity was "counterproductive" to peace.
Obama, who is on a three-day state visit in Israel, made the appeal during a keynote speech to Israeli students, Xinhua reported.
According to the latest data released, the benchmark bonds of the Israeli government fell and its yields rose its fastest in three weeks.
The fall in bonds was recorded after suggestions that the government will record a high budget deficit and may struggle to repay its debt to the lenders.
The yield on the 4.25 per cent securities set to mature in March 2023 increased 0.02 percentage point to 3.93 per cent this afternoon in Tel Aviv.
Jerusalem, Feb 26 : Israel successfully carried out Monday the first flight test of its Arrow III ballistic missile interceptor, the Israeli Defense Ministry said in a statement.
The ministry''s Missile Defense Organization and the U. S. Missile Defense Agency jointly conducted the trial from an Israeli range on the Mediterranean coast.
The interceptor flew an exo-atmospheric trajectory in line with the test plan, the statement added.
UNESCO has expressed its opposition to the proposed plans to redevelop some areas in central and north Tel Aviv.
Some suggest that the city of Tel Aviv could even loose UNESCO World heritage Site status if the redevelopment plan is implemented. Israel's Minister of Education Gideon Sa'ar has joined property owners to oppose Tel Aviv-Jaffa Municipality's plans to redevelop Quarters 3 and 4 of the city. Tel Aviv city engineer Oded Gvuli has also expressed opposition to the redevelopment plan.
Mumbai-based Sun Pharmaceuticals and Israel's Taro on Friday announced a mutual accord to terminate their merger agreement which was announced in August last year.
Sun, which already owns 66.3 per cent stake in Taro, had agreed to acquire full control of its Israeli drug unit by purchasing the remaining shares for $39.50 apiece.
But in a joint statement yesterday, the two companies announced that they had termination of the merger agreement, adding that the termination would be in the best interests of both parties.
Israeli scientist Ada E. Yonath, who is on a visit to India in a Crystallography event, has said that a profound respect for knowledge is a key characteristic among Israeli citizens and this has resulted in the high number of Nobel prize winners in the tiny nation.
London, Feb 6 : Israel's Prime Minister Bejamin Netanyahu has urged world leaders to declare Hizbollah a terrorist organisation.
Netanyahu said Hizbollah has built a "worldwide terrorist" network and was planning attacks in more than 20 countries.
His remarks came shortly after Bulgarian authorities blamed the group for a deadly bus bombing in 2012, the Telegraph reports.
Tel Aviv, Feb 5 : You may dismiss pea aphids as irritable insects, but their skills could teach aerospace engineers a thing or two about flight control, says an Israeli research.
The research shows that the insects can free fall from the plants they feed on and -- within a fraction of a second -- land on their feet every time.
Oftentimes, the falling aphids manage to cling to a lower part of the plant by their sticky feet on the way down, avoiding the dangerous ground altogether, the journal Current Biology reports.
The Jewish National Fund has claimed that a total of more than 600,000 new saplings were planted over the holiday weekend this Tu Bishvat or Israel's Arbor Day, setting a new record.
The Jewish National Fund has also said that the week-long activities associated with Tu Bishvat, will see planning of one million new saplings in forests and parks across different parts of Israel. It is known that when the restoration work began in Israel, the country was mostly on barren land, which is now being transformed into lush green forests.
Tel Aviv, Jan 3 - Israel has completed the construction of a 230-km security fence along the Egyptian border, an official said.
The fence is equipped with modern security systems and is designed to prevent Islamic militants, drug dealers, African migrants and asylum seekers from entering Israel from Egypt.
The construction took two years and cost approximately $420 million.
The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel has criticized the country's Interior Ministry for its plans that threaten Israel's open spaces.
The annual report by SPNI on threats to open spaces has said that the planning administration is threatening the country's open spaces to promote narrow interest of select groups instead of the common good of people of the country. The report said that the plans compromise the protection of open spaces in Israel.
A new report has claimed that powerful computer virus known as Flame was developed by an joint initiative by Israel and the United States and was aimed at slowing down Iran's nuclear programme.
The Dead Sea Scrolls are now available online under a new project by the Israel Museum in association with internet giant, Google.
Yossi Matias, managing director of Google's R&D Center in Israel said that his company is aiming to organize the information of the world and make is accessible for users. The Dead Sea Scrolls are ancient and fragile so even direct sunlight could destroy them.
Expressing security concerns over the restive situation in Egypt, Israel said that the new government in Egypt would let flow of arms to Gaza abridging the Israeli-Egyptian military dialogues.
Muslim Brotherhood had previously that one of its top priority is to hamper the peace treaty if it takes control of Cairo. Senior defense officials of Israel Defense Force (IDF) warned on Saturday that the shift of regime in Egypt would force Israel to budge resources and perhaps augment its force in the South.
Israeli officials have said that photographs show Israeli soldiers were on their own side of the border when Lebanese troops fired at them on Tuesday.
The Jerusalem Post has reported that the firefight, the first serious clash on the border since Israeli troops invaded southern Lebanon in 2006, resulted in the death of one Israeli soldier and four Lebanese. At least three Lebanese soldiers and a Lebanese journalist were killed and a number of other soldiers and civilians were injured, reports from Lebanon said.
Officials have revealed that an Israeli military helicopter on a training exercise crashed in Romania Monday with no sign of survivors among the seven personnel on board.
The Israeli CH-53 helicopter, with a crew of six Israelis and one Romanian, was taking part in the Blue Sky 2010 joint Romanian-Israeli air exercise when it went down about 3:20 p. m. local time The Romanian Defense Ministry issued a statement saying search-and-rescue teams located the wreckage about 5:45 p. m. in the Fundata-Zarnesti area in central Romania, the Romanian news agency Agerpres has reported.
- Essar Oil to sign $1 billion financing co-operation deal with CDB
- ONGC may sell stakes in deep-water blocks to Shell
- Huge scope for improving Indian shale gas estimates: ONGC
- HPCL Visakha refinery suffers major fire due to short circuit
- No refills for multiple cooking gas connection holders from June 1