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2014-09-23 08:35:31

TEL AVIV, Israel, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BreezoMeter won the StartUp Open Israel competition StartUp Open was originally launched as part of the Kauffman Foundation in 2010 and is part of Global Entrepreneurship Week. It is one of the world's largest competitions for startup companies, boosting participation from over 30 countries. StartUp Open welcomes entrepreneurs from all over the world to share their business skills and gain...

2014-09-22 16:28:42

MODI'IN, Israel, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EXALENZ Bioscience (TASE: EXEN), a leader in developing and marketing medical devices for diagnosing and monitoring a range of gastrointestinal and liver diseases, announced today that it was named to the prestigious Deloitte Technology Fast 50, an annual ranking of the 50 fastest-growing technology companies in Israel for 2014. The Deloitte Technology 50 is a ranking of Israel's 50 fastest-growing technology companies based on...

2014-09-22 04:22:37

NETANYA, Israel, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL) (TASE: CEL) (hereinafter: the "Company") announced today that following the previously reported network sharing agreements , and the Israeli Ministry of Communications requirements regarding network sharing, the Company entered the following agreements: Updated agreements with Golan Telecom Ltd., or Golan The parties' existing 2G and 3G IRU agreement and 4G network sharing...

2014-09-22 04:22:35

NETANYA, Israel, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL) (TASE: CEL) (hereinafter: the "Company") announced today that following the previously reported board composition requirements set by the Israeli law for the promotion of competition and the mitigation of concentration, in regards to reporting corporations that are third layer and up in a pyramid structure, such as the Company, (in effect during a transition period ending no later than December...

2014-09-18 08:33:38

Predictive Cyber Security Startup Addresses Challenges Facing Critical Infrastructure Worldwide TEL AVIV, Israel, September 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Predictive cyber security startup CyActive [http://www.cyactive.com ] today announced a strategic investment from the Venture Capital Unit of Siemens (SFS VC). CyActive, the first company to forecast and detect future cyber-attacks, delivers a radically disruptive approach to cyber security that applies bio-inspired algorithms...

2014-09-17 12:25:23

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz's new e-book, published this Monday, September 15, is creating an international stir. Terror Tunnels: The Case for Israel's Just War Against Hamas (Gatestone Institute with Rosetta Books) received immediate high praise from Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: "The recent operation in Gaza demonstrated once again the lengths to which Hamas terrorists will go to murder innocent Israeli civilians. Not...

2014-09-17 04:20:31

Establishes first-of-its-kind scientific greenhouse on urban farm to encourage education, science and agriculture ASHDOD, Israel, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADAMA Agricultural Solutions Ltd., a world leader in farmer-centric agricultural solutions, today celebrated the establishment of the first advanced educational greenhouse designed to help elementary and high school students learn more about the science and technology of agriculture, and its importance to global...

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,"...


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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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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.