From the penthouses of Park Avenue to the remote villages of rural Africa, women may be finding a whole lot more support in their bra straps — all thanks to the universally versatile technology known as the cellular phone.
It’s a presenter’s worst nightmare: after fiddling with the PowerPoint for weeks, the big day arrives, everyone gathers in the conference room, and dozens of expectant eyes stare down at you. But the computer won’t boot. And it suddenly dawns on you — with a shudder — that you don’t have any backup.
Alternative Fuels Sought
The Shenkar College of Engineering and Design in Tel Aviv, founded in 1970
to provide training in Israel’s growing number of commercial industries, has
founded the Ben S. Marcus Research and Development Center for Clean Energy
In announcing the center, the school said it hoped to become a major player
in the field of alternative clean energy sources in general and solar energy
in particular. It plans to initially emphasize research on solar cells and
While most people concerned about potential health risks from fish focus on the mercury levels, researchers in a Tel Aviv University laboratory are seeking to determine the impact of the antibiotics in them.
“Fish farmers want the highest density of fish and that means less of an area for them to swim and an increased likelihood of them developing infections,” explained Arie Nesher, director of the university’s Porter School of Environmental Studies.
Sde Boker, Israel — Declining rainfall and what some contend is government mismanagement have lowered Israel’s aquifers to their lowest level ever and prompted Water Authority Director Uri Shani to announce “the worst water crisis in the nation’s history.”