As home to 250 multinational R&D centers, 87 NASDAQ companies, and the highest number of startups per capita, Israel has steadily attracted widespread interest from the global startup community. Since 2011, that interest has manifested in DLD Tel Aviv — the country's largest tech gathering, which takes place this year from September 6 to 12.
Stem cells could easily star in their own blockbuster mini-drama series. Since researchers first identified these life-rejuvenating cells three decades ago, the media has covered the field with a Jekyll and Hyde approach. On any given day, stem cells might be medicine's biggest breakthrough or its emptiest promise.
If quizzed on the best path to health, most people might rattle off advice repeated so often it's accepted as gospel truth. But none of those statements — not a single one — can be backed by clinical research and meta-analyses of scientific literature.
It's hard to imagine a world without meat, but the current environmental impact of meat production is staggering and some say unsustainable in the long run. To address these challenges, some entrepreneurs are now attempting to use biotechnology to create a new future of food that they hope will minimize the inefficiencies and environmental burden of traditional meat production.
Eternal youth has been chased by mankind for thousands of years, and so far, our efforts to turn back the clock have remained fruitless. But we seem to be getting closer — humans are living longer than ever before through advancements in public health, nutrition, and medicine. We are learning more and more about what makes our bodies tick, so is it only a matter of time before we finally discover that fountain of youth?
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Wind Energy will power HP Data Centers in Texas. HP’s agreement will allow it to reach its 2020 operational greenhouse gas emissions reduction goal of 20 percent from 2010 levels by the end of this year, but it was not easy to pull off, said Gabi Zedlmayer, chief progress officer of the company.