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New eyedrops could repair corneas, make glasses unneccessary

“This is a new concept for correcting refractory problems.” By Judy Siegel-Itzkovich February 22, 2018 A Shaare Zedek Medical Center and Bar-Ilan University ophthalmologist has invented and patented “nanodrops” which – when placed on pigs’ corneas – have produced improvements in short-sightedness.
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New AI Software Predicts Where the Next Car Accident is Most Likely to Happen

Developed by Israeli researchers, the software outputs optimal daily traffic police patrol schedules. Israeli police is planning to start testing the technology soon CTECH by Calcalist / Yoav Stoler 1.01.18 Photo: Gil Nehushtan Israel's police force will soon be battling the country's mounting.
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Yazidi Women Suffering from High Percentage of C-PTSD, New Study Finds

As the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) stormed Iraq and attempted to conquer the country in 2014, its members committed genocide against the Yazidi population, a Kurdish religious minority. Men were systematically executed. Women were captured, forced into.
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Bar-Ilan University Hosts Israel Model UN Conference

Photo: Deputy Minister Michael Oren (center) is presented with a Certificated of Appreciation by (from left to right) IMUNA Vice President Jiries Elias, Bar-Ilan University students and conference organizers Daniel Elbogan and Eyal Tur, and IMUNA President Gavriel.

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Torah-Reading Customs in Diverse Jewish Communities

Ever since Ezra the Scribe introduced the regular, public practice of Torah reading (fifth century BCE), Kriat haTorah has been a key component of communal Jewish worship. Following a set procedure dating.
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Prof. Arie Zaban Installed as BIU President

Prof. Arie Zaban, flanked by Board of Trustees Chairman Michael Jesselson and Council of Trustees Chairman Dr. Lipa Meir, was presented with a scroll upon his installation as the eighth president of Bar-Ilan University. In his inaugural speech Prof. Zaban.
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Israeli Team Chosen to Lead EU Medical Nanotech Project

Wow! It has just been announced that our own Professor Rachela Popovtzer and her team have been selected, in a highly compeeative process, to lead a major European Union project to develop nanoparticles capable of tracking the effects of cell.
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