In a new study published in the journal ACS Langmuir, the researchers confirmed that changing the surface properties of solar panels could significantly minimize the amount of dust remaining on the surface and increase the potential of solar energy harvesting applications in the desert.
Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot recently succeeded – with the help of specially-produced, nanoscopic “pipes” – to capture an image of electrons flowing like the water in household pipes leading to a shower or kitchen sink.
Gestational diabetes affects between 7.6% and 9.2% of pregnant women in the US and occurs mostly during the last trimester of pregnancy. Such a pregnancy is often concluded with birth by cesarean section.
Now, a groundbreaking clinical approach has been developed In Israel and the US that combines new diagnostic techniques to detect a leaking blood-brain barrier (BBB) with a new anti-inflammatory drug that for the first time slows or reverses age-related cognitive decline in lab mice.
A novel technology for unblocking and removing secretions from airways for the treatment of patients suffering from diseases affecting the respiratory tract has been announced by BGN Technologies, the technology-transfer company of Ben-Gurion University (BGU) of the Negev in Beersheba.
Osband’s team has been excavating in the ancient settlement of Majdulia next to the settlement of Natur, a moshav made up of both religious and secular families that is located adjacent to the Samakh Stream and only 10 kilometers from Lake Kinneret.
The on-line algorithm calculates (and periodically re-checks) the globally-optimal trajectory in terms of minimal altitude loss, accounting for descent-generated terrain obstacles and on-board estimated intense in-plane and crosswinds.
And now, four-and-a-half years after her passing, the Danielle Sonnenfeld Foundation founded by her wealthy parents operate in her memory over 100 ongoing projects in Israel and in Europe promoting ion of promoting charity, health, social projects, and Jewish education.
The bacteria have not just sworn off sugar – they have stopped eating all of their normal solid food, existing instead on carbon dioxide from their environment and building all of their biomass from air.
Not only did the new method target cancer cells without harming healthy ones, but in the future, the precision of this delivery method could make it possible for oncologists to prescribe lower chemo doses and to relieve patients from some of the harsher effects of chemo.