Dairy farmers from India to Italy travel to Israeli kibbutzim to learn how to increase their milk yields; IBA News goes behind the scenes at the Sorek desalination plant, which produces 20% of Israel’s domestic water, and much more.
By: Michael Ordman
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Israeli cows are taking over the world
Dairy farmers from India to Italy travel to Israeli kibbutzim to learn how to increase their milk yields. They hear that happy cows give a lot of milk and discover how to make their cows happy, from Israel’s Afimilk (Kibbutz Afikim), Netanya’s SCR Dairy and Akol (Kibbutz Bror Hayil).
The world’s largest reverse osmosis desalination plant
IBA News goes behind the scenes at the Sorek desalination plant, which produces 20% of Israel’s domestic water.
The first camera for the Apple watch
Israeli video messaging startup Glide, working on a new smartwatch project, has now announced that it is the CMRA camera for Apple’s smartwatch. You will be able to take photos and videos with your Apple Watch and integrate seamlessly with your iPhone. Available to pre-order.
How the Ein Gedi scroll was unwrapped
Video that explains the science behind the virtual unwrapping of the earliest manuscript copy of the book of Leviticus, discovered at Ein Gedi near the Dead Sea.
Technology and Torah
Software company Ravtech in Bnei Brak outsources its services to Check Point and Citibank. It is staffed by Jewish ultra-Orthodox married men aged 25 to 35. They first complete a 12-month course run by Avratech in English, math, computer studies and coding whilst studying Torah in the morning.
Tire sensor wins top Shell prize
The TyreCheck app from Israel’s Neomatix has beaten 218 mobility startups from all over the world to win the €25,000 Shell Bright Energy Ideas Challenge.
Breakthrough in Quantum Computing
Researchers from Israel’s Technion working in quantum computing, have built a device that can produce large clusters of entangled photons (light particles) on demand. It is a major step to developing quantum super-computers and fast super secure Internet communications.
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