Turning Sound into Sight for the Blind

Israel21c.org

By: Abigail Klein Leichman

People born blind can be trained to visualize objects using sensory substitution devices (SSDs) programmed by scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences and the Institute for Medical Research Israel-Canada. (more…)

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Israel ‘Highless’ Marijuana Offers Medical Benefits Without The High

Huffingtonpost.com

By: Maayan Lubell

SAFED, Israel (Reuters) – They grow in a secret location in northern Israel. A tall fence, security cameras and an armed guard protect them from criminals. A hint of their sweet-scented blossom carries in the air: rows and rows of cannabis plants, as far as the eye can see. (more…)

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New IDF Invention Will Expose Underground Tunnels to Gaza

Al-monitor.com

By: Hanan Greenberg

The IDF (Israel Defense Forces) announced that they have found a solution for one of the most disturbing challenges they face, mainly on the Gaza border: A new technology, codenamed “Mispar Hazak,” or Power Number, that will expose the underground tunnels of the Palestinians, used to smuggle large amounts of firearms and other sabotage materials into the Gaza Strip. (more…)

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