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2009-10-22 14:55:52

Tel Aviv University's "Earth Binoculars" see our planet through an astral lens One small step for mankind is now a leap for averting natural and man-made disasters on earth. New Tel Aviv University technology combines sophisticated sensors in orbit with sensors on the ground and in the air to create a "Hyperspectral Remote Sensor" (HRS).  It can give advance warnings about water contamination after a forest fire, alert authorities of a pollution spill long before a red flag is raised on...

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2009-10-02 08:06:42

TAU's "soil dipstick" forecasts the health of farms, forests and the planet According to climate change experts, our planet has a fever "” melting glaciers are just one stark sign of the radical changes we can expect. But global warming's effects on farming and water resources is still a mystery. A new Tel Aviv University invention, a real-time "Optical Soil Dipstick" (OSD), may help solve the mystery and provide a new diagnostic tool for assessing the health of our planet. According to...

2009-09-24 14:38:15

Israeli researchers say they have developed a tool to warn of invisible dangers lurking in the dust found in homes. Eyal Ben-Dor and Sandra Chudnovsky of Tel Aviv University in Israel said the sensor -- called Dust Alert -- is a portable chemical analyzer called a spectrophotometer that functions much like a chemistry lab and could help families and authorities monitor the quality of a home's air. It works just like an ozone meter would, Ben-Dor said in a statement. We've found through our...

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2009-09-23 07:14:26

TAU's "Dust Alert" exposes dangerous invisible pollution, pollen and construction waste Worried that dust from a nearby construction zone will harm your family's health? A new Tel Aviv University tool could either confirm your suspicions or better yet, set your mind at rest. Prof. Eyal Ben-Dor and his Ph.D. student Dr. Sandra Chudnovsky, of TAU's Department of Geography have developed a sensor called "Dust Alert" "” the first of its kind "” to help families and authorities monitor...


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