Hybrid robot can ‘hear’ electrical signals using a dead locust’s ear in a world’s first experiment

A robot has heard sounds through the ear of a dead locust in a world’s first experiment that uses the Ear-on-a-Chip method to create a long-lasting sensory device. A team from Tel Aviv University announced their new ‘Ear-bot’ that replaces an electronic microphone in a bio-hybrid robot with the insect’s ear, allowing the machine to … Read more

Israel is roaring back to life thanks to Covid jab passports as gyms and swimming pools open

There is a new rule at Meir Elbaz’s synagogue near Tel Aviv. Only people who can produce a green pass, Israel’s new Covid passport, may cross the threshold. If you don’t have one of the highly-prized passes, you are relegated to the courtyard and forced to listen to prayers through the open windows. ‘It’s a … Read more

Israel is roaring back to life thanks to Covid jab passports as gyms and swimming pools open

There is a new rule at Meir Elbaz’s synagogue near Tel Aviv. Only people who can produce a green pass, Israel’s new Covid passport, may cross the threshold. If you don’t have one of the highly-prized passes, you are relegated to the courtyard and forced to listen to prayers through the open windows. ‘It’s a … Read more

Syrian government claims to have shot down Israeli missiles over the capital Damascus

Syria ‘shoots down’ Israeli missiles over Damascus days after Iranian Navy ‘attack’ on cargo ship and US air strike on Iran-backed militias in the country Syrian air defences were activated in capital on Sunday night to repel an attack It was reported most Israeli missiles were shot down before reaching targets Syrian state media has … Read more

Boost for UK’s vaccine drive as Israel reopens economy after HALF the population get Covid jabs

Israel reopened swathes of its economy today with the number of over-60s in its hospitals with Covid-19 plummeting after the nation vaccinated almost half its population. In promising signs for Britain’s own fight against the virus, Israel’s world-beating vaccination programme has led to the number of hospital patients over the age of 60 visiting to fall … Read more

Covid Israel: UK film director on hunger strike against quarantine

London film director who flew to Israel on private plane stages hunger strike to protest being quarantined in £240-a-night hotel at government’s expense Dekel Berenson, 41, said the Israeli government’s Covid response was ‘abysmal’ Israeli-born Berenson travelled from Cyprus where he said he had isolated for 11 months and insisted he should have been allowed … Read more