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2014-04-08 16:23:33

Future applications could include treatment for disfigurement after radical cancer surgery HAIFA, Israel, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A breakthrough could speed recovery and limit disfigurement for patients who have suffered large soft tissue trauma - as occurs with serious injury or cancer surgery. By biomedically engineering a muscle flap that includes a patient's own blood vessels, the team created tissue that could be transferred to other parts of the body along...

2014-04-08 04:22:44

HAIFA, Israel, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that it was awarded a contract in the Latin American region, in an amount of approximately $100 million, for the supply of a Homeland Security (HLS) solution. Under the contract, to be performed over an approximately one-year period, Elbit Systems will supply also a new innovative intelligence gathering system, considered to be a groundbreaking operational...

2014-04-07 12:38:28

Patent-Pending Video Optimization Technology to Enable Over-The-Top (OTT) Streaming of Ultra-HD Content TEL-AVIV, Israel, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beamr (formerly ICVT), the leading provider of image and video optimization products, announced today that it has closed a $9.5M financing round led by venture capital firms Marker LLC and Innovation Endeavors. Voted "Best of Show" at IBC 2013, the company's Beamr Video optimization technology reduces the bitrate of H.264 video...

2014-04-07 12:34:01

International Exclusive Partnership Brings Significant Scientific Advantage MARKHAM, ON, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - MedReleaf(TM), a licensed producer and supplier of medical cannabis, is tapping into its exclusive partnership with world-class leader Tikun Olam(TM), to bring Canadians an offering of medical cannabis varieties unmatched by any other producer licensed through Health Canada's Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations. Tikun Olam is the first and largest...

2014-04-06 12:20:30

NETANYA, Israel, April 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL) (TASE: CEL) (hereinafter: the "Company"), announced today that following its previous reports in relation to the Israeli court's approval of a creditors' arrangement for IDB Holding Corporation Ltd., the Company received today the Ministry of Communications' approval for the indirect control in the Company by the Elzstain - Extra group, led by Mr. Eduardo Elzstain and Mr. Mordechai Ben Moshe. Such change...

2014-04-04 23:35:16

ResearchMoz.us include new market research report "Global Optical Microscope Market to 2018" to its huge collection of research reports.For Full Report With TOC Visit @ http://www.researchmoz.us/global-optical-microscope-market-to-2018-market-size-growth-and-forecasts-in-nearly-60-countries-report.html Albany,New York (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on"Global Optical Microscope Market to 2018 - Market Size, Growth, and Forecasts in...

2014-04-03 16:20:46

YAKUM, Israel, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alon Blue Square Israel Ltd. ("Alon Blue Square" or the "Company") announced today that it had agreed with Israeli institutional investors to issue to such investors in a private placement NIS 150 million par value (approximately $43.2 million) of additional Series C Notes (the "Additional Series C Notes") in consideration for an aggregate sum of approximately NIS 151 million (approximately $43.5 million) (the "Private Placement"). If...

2014-04-03 12:29:26

HAIFA, Israel, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novocure, a commercial stage oncology company, announced today that new, pre-clinical data demonstrating the anti-tumor effects of NovoTTF(TM) Therapy will be presented at the 2014 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) in San Diego (April 5-9, 2014). The new study results show that ovarian cancer cells treated with Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields) exhibit abnormal chromosomal separation during cell division, reducing the viability of...

2014-04-03 12:21:34

LONDON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Electronic Warfare Market Forecast Analysis (2014 - 2020) The report provides market analysis of the global electronic warfare market over the next five years. It contains the analysis of drivers, challenges, and restraints impacting the industry. It also discusses about the industry, market, and technology trends that are currently prevailing in the market. It provides the market...

2014-04-02 08:39:00

NETANYA, Israel, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL) (TASE: CEL) (hereinafter: the "Company") announced that further to the Company's report dated November 2011 regarding a purported class action filed against the Company alleging that the Company raised tariffs for business customers unlawfully and in violation of its agreements with them, the purported class action was dismissed with prejudice. The total amount claimed from the...


Latest Israel Reference Libraries

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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drawcansir
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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