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2014-09-16 12:30:47

HAIFA, Israel and NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you're not making regular trips to the vet for your kitty these days, you may not know that cats can get AIDS too. The feline virus FIV that causes the disease in cats looks a lot like HIV, a fact that Technion scientists say could inspire new anti-HIV drugs. How can a cat help the fight against AIDS? Both FIV and HIV rely on a protein called integrase that inserts the virus' DNA into an infected cell's DNA....

2014-09-16 12:26:39

SpongeLab and Edpuzzle came in 2nd and 3rd, in a competition initiated by 6 EdTech accelerators and incubators from around the world TEL-AVIV, Israel, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BrightBytes is "The Most Promising EdTech Start Up in 2014" - this was announced yesterday (Monday) at the conclusion of the finals event of the Global EdTech Start up competition, which took place in Tel-Aviv, Israel. US-based BrightBytes [http://brightbytes.net ] uses in-depth analysis...

2014-09-16 08:20:43

AZOUR, Israel, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (NASDAQ: ITRN) (the "Company") announces that F.K. Generators and Equipment Ltd., has sold today, through Moked Ituran Ltd 1,431,000 ordinary shares of the Company with par value of NIS 0.331/3 each at a price of NIS 74.00 per share, representing 6.8% of the Company's issued share capital. "The management of Ituran feels it is important for the following clarification to be made,"...

2014-09-15 16:28:28

YOKNEAM, Israel, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syneron Medical Ltd. (NASDAQ: ELOS), a leading global aesthetic device company, announced today that it will host an investor meeting on Wednesday, September 17, 2014, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm ET in New York City (registration starts 15 minutes ahead of the meeting at 9:45 am ET ). The meeting will highlight Syneron's opportunity in the fast growing body contouring and fat treatment market, with a focus on the UltraShape system, which received...

2014-09-15 16:28:06

YOKNEAM, Israel, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Syneron Medical Ltd. (NASDAQ: ELOS), the global leader in medical aesthetic products and technology, announced today that Allure Magazine has named elure(TM) Advanced Brightening Lotion its "Best Anti-Ager for Discoloration" in its annual Best of Beauty issue, which is published in October every year. This is the fourth consecutive win for elure in Allure Magazine's Best of Beauty issue. elure(TM) has earned this honor each year since...

2014-09-15 08:33:34

TEL AVIV, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - AutoAgronom Won the Cleantech Open Israel Competition The CleanTech Open Global Ideas Competition is the world's largest green technology competition, and it takes place in the same time in 23 countries. The competition is designed for companies that raised no more than one million dollars, that have a technology / product breakthrough in one of the following areas: energy generation, energy efficiency, water and waste,...

2014-09-11 23:11:09

In the wake of a recent comprehensive study detailing possible complications from in vitro fertilization, OptiSperm might help. It is a nutritional supplement that focuses on helping men with a low sperm count. Israel (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Activit Health, a leading manufacturer of all-natural dietary supplements, would like to announce the launch of OptiSperm, a dietary supplement that focuses on helping men naturally raise their sperm counts. It was launched earlier in the year to...

2014-09-11 23:08:16

Co-Sponsored by Amazon AWS and Tikal Services, NodeConf.is Brings Together Internationally Leading Developers and Programmers Tel Aviv, ISRAEL (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 ironSource, the world’s leading digital delivery platform, announced today that they will be hosting the first NodeConf in Israel. The event is co-sponsored by Amazon AWS and Tikal Services, and is dedicated to furthering the dialogue around open source and javascript. Attending the conference will be senior figures in...

2014-09-11 08:30:07

NEW YORK, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa Israel Residences (TASE: AFRE), part of the Africa Israel Investments Group, announced today that it will present at the upcoming Israel Real Estate Exhibition to be held from September 14-15, 2014 in New York. The company, which has been at the forefront of Israel's residential construction and development industry for more than 75 years, will present 7 leading projects in Israel...

2014-09-11 08:23:33

TEL-AVIV, Israel, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ellomay Capital Ltd. (NYSE MKT: ELLO)(TASE: ELOM) ("Ellomay" or the "Company"), an emerging operator in the renewable energy and energy infrastructure sector, today announced that all proposed resolutions were adopted and approved by the required majority at the annual general meeting of the Company's shareholders held on September 11, 2014. For more information, please see the Company's Notice and Proxy Statement relating...


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Hula Painted Frog, Latonia nigriventer
2013-07-26 11:34:46

The Hula Painted Frog (Latonia nigriventer) is an amphibian and the only living member of the genus Latonia. It was believed to be extinct as a result of habitat destruction during the 1950s until the species was rediscovered in 2011. It is native to the Lake Hula marshes in Israel. The draining of Lake Hula and its marshes in the 1950s was thought to have caused the extinction of this species, along with the cyprinid fish Acanthobrama hulensis and cichlid fish Tristramella intermedia....

Blanford's Fox, Vulpes cana
2012-06-22 15:49:58

Blanford's fox (Vulpes cana) is native to areas of the Middle East. Its range includes Egypt, Afghanistan, Turkestan, the West Bank, Israel, northeast Iran, and southwest Pakistan. It has many other common names including the royal fox, dog fox, steppe fox, black fox, and king fox. Blanford's fox can reach and average body length of seventeen inches, and weigh as much as 6.5 pounds. The fluffy tail is approximately twelve inches in length and bears a black tip. The fur is tan in color,...

2012-06-14 08:25:41

Symbol: TRIS4 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Rosidae Order   Fabales Family   Fabaceae – Pea family Genus   Trifolium L. – clover...

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2008-05-19 10:32:16

The Canaan Dog is Israel's national breed, which has existed in the Middle East for thousands of years. It has the appearance of a wild dog combined with a medium collie-type breed, and belongs to the Spitz family. The Canaan Dog has ears which stand straight up. It has a double coat which is short to medium in length. The undercoat is soft, and the outer coat is flat and harsh. It can be all shades of brown, red, black, or cream, usually with some white patches and sometimes masks. It...

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2008-02-05 14:33:28

The Spotted Sandgrouse (Pterocles senegallus), is a species of bird in the Pteroclididae family of birds. It is found in Afghanistan, Algeria, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Western Sahara.

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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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