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October 8, 2008
Prof. Daphne Atlas chosen as one of Israel's influential women in 2008

Prof. Daphne Atlas was chosen for her breakthrough research for treatment of  neurodegenerative diseases. Her invention of an orally-available small molecule was licensed by Yissum to Eucalyptus Ltd. 

October 6, 2008
Scientists can genetically boost the smell of flowers and even implant new...

A rose by any other name really would smell as sweet, after scientists discovered how to genetically introduce its scent into other flowers such as petunias and carnations.

October 2, 2008
Yissum Presents a Novel Method for Swift and Robust Pattern Recognition

Yissum introduced today a novel method for real time, automatic, generic and robust

pattern matching. The novel algorithm, developed by Professor Michael Werman and Ofir Pele, both from the School of Computer Science and Engineering at the...

September 29, 2008
Yissum spin-off Novagali Pharma completes a €15 million fund raising

Based on a technology invented by Prof. Simon Benita of the Hebrew University's School of Pharmacy, Novagali Pharma, a French Laboratory specialized in ophthalmology announced today it has secured €15 million in a new financing round with the...

September 22, 2008
Israelis discover cure for bee colony collapse-associated virus

Israeli-U.S. company Beeologics is taking rapid measures to bring to market a proprietary anti-viral agent that promises to alleviate the effects of the virus strongly associated with Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD), with full-scale FDA trials...

September 16, 2008
Prof. Re'em Sari Chosen by The Marker magazine as one of Israel's most...

Prof. Re'em Sari of the Racah Institute of Physics investigates planets in the solar system and beyond: how they form and how they evolve.

 

August 25, 2008
Yissum spin-off MOBILEYE TO SUPPLY THREE-IN-ONE CAMERA TO BMW

BMW AG’s 7 Series sedan will be the first car to use a single computer chip-based camera to perform three functions: automatic headlight dimming, lane-departure warning and

automated traffic sign recognition. 

August 14, 2008
A league of their own (Hebrew)

The Israeli Biotechnology industry is mastered by women  

July 24, 2008
LESSONS FROM ISRAEL: Building an economy based on innovation, by David...

Israel's research institutions, government, industries, and venture capital sector collaborate to nurture innovation. Like a good hockey team, they are playing a "shots on goal" game. They're not trying to pick the next Google (a bonanza for...

July 6, 2008
Orangenhaine Weichen Biotech-Labors (German)
June 22, 2008
RNA Engineering can combat desease

Research that helps control errors in gene expression as a safer and more effective alternative to conventional drugs has won from Prof. Hermona Soreq, Dean of the Hebrew University Science Faculty one of this year's Kaye Innovation...

June 19, 2008
The Science of Money (Hebrew)

Nava Swersky Sofer aims to turn the academic wisdom of Hebrew University researchers the into money. This year revenues reached $50 million, and the future looks promising.