Top Stories from 2015

Top Stories from 2015

2015 featured some memorable stories. There was ISIS wreaking havoc across Syria, Iraq and extending its activities to France, Australia and the US, Donald Trump taking the GOP hostage with his…

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Happy Cows Produce More Milk

Happy Cows Produce More Milk

It must be one of the best-kept secrets in Israel that most of the dairy farmers in Israel are equipped with an undergraduate degree in the field! Maybe a high degree of education is typical of other countries’ farmers, but not in Kansas, where I grew up.

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Watch Out For Exploding Stars!

Watch Out For Exploding Stars!

Since then, new research in Israel has been developed that can alert us to the next time an interstellar catastrophe is in the making. This research, conducted by Eran Ofek and his staff from the Weizmann Institute of Science, uncovered a little known secret about our universe.

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Predators on the Loose in the Arava

Predators on the Loose in the Arava

Ten years ago Israeli researchers developed technology that uses predatory insects to grow healthy vegetables. Rather than using toxic chemical sprays that are dangerous to people and the environment, the method, “integrated pest management” (IPM) takes advantage of the natural enemies of bugs and insects to “search and destroy.”

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Israel-Made: Solar Water Distillers

Israel-Made: Solar Water Distillers

n these progressive times of powerful computers, instant digital information and the ability to reach out and “touch someone” with the click of a computer key, it is stunning that we have not been able to find a viable solution that addresses the most important issue affecting millions across the globe

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