Sandra Jean (29 Sep 2011)

"Now the Lord said to Abram, Go from your country and your kindred and your father's house to the land that I will show you. And I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you and make your name great, so that you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and him who dishonors you I will curse, and in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed." (Gen 12:1-3, ESV).
  • September 25, 2011 - A Gates Foundation grant will help an Israeli scientist further develop his cell-phone imaging system for diagnosing and staging malaria in Africa.
  • September 18, 2011 - A synthetic peptide developed in Israel may halt the progression of diabetes in Type 1 diabetes patients. The peptide is now in advanced Phase 3 clinical trials.

  • September 11, 2011 - A new solar window from Israel can generate power, reduce energy consumption and let in daylight, promising a green revolution to the construction industry.

  • September 5, 2011 - An Israeli device called RUTH, now in clinical trials, could revolutionize breast cancer diagnosis by offering detection without radiation, pain, or guesswork.

  • August 28, 2011 - MetaCure, an Israeli company has developed an implantable gastric stimulator that can help diabetics control blood glucose levels without the need for insulin.

  • August 21, 2011 - Researchers at Tel Aviv University have discovered that an extract of the common spice cinnamon seems to delay the progress of Alzheimer's disease.

  • August 14, 2011 - MayDay, an iPhone app developed by an Israeli space engineer, automatically sends emails or SMS messages to predetermined addresses when it senses the impact of a car crash.

  • August 7, 2011 - An Israeli man has been cycling four years around the world, clocking up over 60,000 kilometers on his adventure. He is now in the final leg of his journey home.

  • July 31, 2011 - One thousand hearing-impaired West Bank Palestinians recently received free hearing aids through a novel joint program between Israel's Sheba Medical Center and an American foundation.

  • July 24, 2011 - A new citrus-based supplement being developed by Israeli and American researchers could cancel the effects of cholesterol and sugar in the body.

  • July 17, 2011 - A new Israeli-developed tool enables the disabled to send emails by thought alone, and could revolutionize the world of mind-controlled computing.

  • July 10, 2011 - Israeli diagnostic company Novamed has developed a new home diagnostics product, SensAheart, that can detect a heart attack from the moment symptoms start to appear.

  • July 3, 2011 - Nano Retina, a two-year-old Israeli company, is pairing electrodes with living neurons in the eye to create bionic sight for the vision impaired.