A Historic Progressive Conservative Congregation in Valley Village, CA
Israel’s Kibbutzim Are Setting Up an Electric Car Sharing Service
By Tomer Hadar / CTech. From the algemeiner.com
CTech – An agricultural cooperative society owned by Israeli kibbutzim is looking to bring electric cars to Israel’s rural areas. Meshek Energy, the energy branch of the Kibbutz Economies Group, has acquired dozens of electric cars to be used as shared vehicles in the kibbutzim, according to people familiar with the matter who spoke to Calcalist on condition of anonymity.
1 Million Bamba Bags Made Daily to Meet World Demand for Allergy-Preventing Snack
By Viva Sarah Press for NoCamels
One million bags of Bamba, the popular Israeli snack food, are produced every day at a new factory in Kiryat Gat, a southern Israeli city about an hour’s drive from Tel Aviv. The new production line means the Osem company can now meet the increasing demand for bags of the popular peanut puff treat in Israel and around the world.
This cheap, low-tech device could save you after a heart attack
By Abigail Klein Leichman for Israel21c
Simple emergency solution from an Israeli physician-inventor redirects blood to core organs from limbs in case of hemorrhagic shock or cardiac arrest.
The 1940s inflatable anti-gravity suit kept fighter pilots from losing consciousness by preventing blood from pooling in their legs. That invention inspired medical anti-shock trousers used in the 1950s to 1970s to stabilize hemorrhagic shock patients by shifting blood from their legs to their core organs.
Groundbreaking Israeli Medical Device Treats Burns Without Ever Touching The Patient
By Viva Sarah Press, NoCamels
Imagine being able to treat burn injuries without causing added pain to the burn victim when dressing a wound. An Israeli nanotechnology company focused on the development and manufacturing of portable electrospinning technology for medical applications, has created a device that does just that and more.
Nanomedic Technologies Ltd, based in Lod, a city just outside of Tel Aviv, has developed a breakthrough medical device that looks like an oversized glue gun, which helps burn victims skip the unbearable pain usually associated with dressing changes in burn treatment.
Israeli Company Develops Goggles Allowing Surgeons to See Right Through You
by Adi Pick / CTech From the algemeiner.com
CTech – Ever chose “X-ray vision” as your choice of a hypothetical superpower? Israel-based Augmedics Ltd. has developed a set of goggles giving surgeons X-ray-like visualization capabilities.
Augmedics is creating an augmented reality headset for surgical procedures. Called xvision, the headset projects X-ray-like 3D visualization of the patient in real time, allowing surgeons to “see” through the patient’s skin, muscle tissue, and bone.