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  • Can a cybersecurity center bloom in Israel’s Negev?

    By Simone Wilson

    December 18, 2014 | 10:28 am

    On the far east edge of sprawling Beersheva, a determined weed of a city within Israel’s southern desert expanse, a new school of Zionists — defense techies — are building a live-work hub with an increasingly relevant focus: cybersecurity.

    “Ten years ago, if you were to convince...

  • New smartphone technology performs eye exams

    By Roseanne Tabachnik

    December 11, 2014 | 5:42 pm

    Can you imagine a world where eye exams can be performed with your smartphone? Well, it seems like Peek Vision is about to make that vision a reality.

    Here’s a simple pictorial explaining how the Portable Eye Examination Kit works:

    The clip-on mobile adapter helps identify...

  • Massachusetts, Israel invest $2 million for joint R&D

    June 30, 2011 | 10:09 am

    Massachusetts and Israel will invest $2 million for collaborative research and development projects in the fields of life sciences, clean energy and technology.

    The agreement, to support innovation and entrepreneurship, was announced Wednesday by Gov. Deval Patrick at the annual...

  • Israel faces challenges on three fronts

    By Sergio DellaPergola

    May 15, 2008 | 6:00 pm

    Israel at 60 faces three major challenges: identity, technology and politics. The future Israel will have to strive and struggle to maintain a credible role as the cultural and spiritual center of Jewish peoplehood. Demography will continue to play a fundamental role here, but the...
  • Saudi king’s gift should fulfill ‘contract with humanity’

    By Judea Pearl

    November 22, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    We are in receipt of a refreshing piece of news from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia via the New York Times:
    "On a marshy peninsula 50 miles from this Red Sea port, King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia is staking $12.5 billion on a gargantuan bid to catch up with the West in science and technology."