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Inventions & Innovations

Waterspout: A Submergible Helicopter

{image_1}Seven students from the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, in cooperation with four students from the Pennsylvania State University, have won first place in an annual undergraduate student design competition.

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Adding Insulin to Baby Formula

{image_1}In the first 24 hours of life, a nursing baby gets a big zing of power from its mother’s milk, especially insulin. “Insulin is 100 times more concentrated in the first milk a mother gives her baby than in the blood,” says Professor Naim Shehadeh, head of the Pediatric Diabetes Clinic at the Rambam Medical Center and on the faculty of the Technion Institute Medical School.

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Autistic Children get a “BioHug”

{image_1}An Israeli engineer and father of a son with autism, Raffi Rembrand devoured all the information about the treatment of deep pressure touch to produce a calming effect in agitated individuals with autism. However, he discovered that most existing devices were more like straitjackets, weren’t sensitive to changes in the patient’s movement, and couldn’t regulate the pressure based on the patient’s needs or body gauges.

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Vitamins Straight to Your Skin

{image_1}Tagra Biotechnologies has developed a microencapsulation system that delivers active materials to the skin when they are needed. This is the brave new world of skincare and also has applications for the dental and pharmaceutical industries.

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Producing Electricity with…Balloons?

{image_1}Joseph Cory, an Israeli scientist at Haifa’s Technion Israel Institute of Technology, has developed a new way to produce electricity using helium balloons made from fabric coated with photovoltaic (PV) solar cells. These balloons are much cheaper to build and install than existing solar panels and also take up far less room, a significant factor in an urban environment.

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Miniature Robots


Anyone remember the 1966 science fiction movie Fantastic Voyage about a scientist traveling through the bloodstream of a human body in a microscopic submarine? Well, it’s not entirely science fiction anymore.

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Pilots Get Virtual View

{image_1}Fighter pilots have a lot to pay attention to. In addition to their targets ahead, they have to focus on an array of complicated flight instruments. Traditionally, this has meant occasional glances away from the destination or target, which can lead to potential distractions when every moment counts. But thanks to the new Helmet Mounted Display System (HMDS—developed by Israel’s Elbit Systems and its US subsidiary Vision Systems International (VSI)—pilots can keep their eyes where they should be, on their targets.

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A Promise Of Oral Insulin

{image_1}When Dr. Miriam Kidron, a scientist from Hadassah University Hospital in Jerusalem, first announced that she and a group of fellow researchers planned to bring oral insulin for diabetics to market, most people thought the idea was ridiculous. It took 25 years of research, but now Kidron is proving her detractors wrong.

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Dirty Water to Clean Water––Instantly

{image_1}The Sulis Personal Purification System takes all the ingredients needed to transform dirty water into clean water––be it for stranded hikers, soldiers in the field, or victims of disasters––and has miniaturized the technology to fit into the top of a cork that can be plugged into virtually any size bottle, container, or tap.

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Hearing Aid in the Mouth

June 12, 2007

Audiodent, a small Israeli start-up based in Omer, near Beersheva, has developed an innovative new hearing aid that clips easily inside the mouth, using the teeth and jawbone to transmit sound to the brain.

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