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  • Defense System Converted To Medical Device That Saves Lives

    By Jared Baker

    May 31, 2012 | 12:01 pm

    Researchers from Bar Ilan University in Israel are developing a system to monitor patients on ventilators, alerting doctors and nurses if something goes wrong.

    The technology comes from research originally intended for the military, designed to monitor complex systems in Unmanned...

  • Sleep-deprived dad and “Barefoot Intactivist” spar over circumcision science

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    July 5, 2011 | 6:53 pm

    Gordon Haber says he’s tired of the intactivists’ “bullsh*t.”

    For those of you not following the ongoing debate over circumcision, intactivists are anti-circumcision activists. They often talk about being in favor of “genital integrity” or describe themselves as human rights...

  • Wonder Women

    By Michael Aushenker

    July 26, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Last year Hollywood unleashed woman of action Erin Brockovich, and won the Academy Award for its star, Julia Roberts.

    Next month, the Israel Cancer Research Fund (ICRF) will honor the real Brockovich at the Sixth Annual Women of Action 2001 luncheon banquet on Aug. 8. Brockovich's...