15 stories about Genetics
תינוקות ב מבחן חיתולים

A Gattaca replica? From science fiction to IVF reality

02.11.22|Dov Greenbaum
With the 25th anniversary of the sci-fi thriller focusing on genetic ethics, it's time to examine the lack of regulatory oversight in the field, including the recent Israeli case of an IVF baby's unknown birthparents

Geneyx raises $10 million seed round for genetic data analysis platform

The Israeli startup's funding round was led by Capri Ventures and Accenture Ventures, with Geneyx to also join Accenture’s Project Spotlight Accelerator Program
צוות RCK

Israeli cannabis genetic startup RCK signs multi-million dollar deal with Holland’s SeedTech

The seeds developed by RCK are aimed at enabling global mass production of medical cannabis and the development of new medications
מוסף שבועי 2.4.20 שרון מועלם

Genetics Expert Says Covid-19 May Affect Human Evolution

10.04.20|Yogev Carmel
Medical physician, researcher, and bestselling author Sharon Moalem talks about why women are more resilient to the virus than men, why kids make the best virus propagators and why urbanization puts everyone at risk of infection
הדמיה די אן איי DNA

Dating, Doping, and Baby Yoda: DNA Research Opens Up New Doors

20.12.19|Dov Greenbaum
DNA has been proven effective in crime-fighting and injury prevention; researchers are now expanding its potential beyond the realms of biological life forms
Josiah Zayner, Ph.D מוסף ליאור קאופמן unnatural selection

The Bio-Hacker From the Garage Next Door

06.12.19|Omri Rosen
Dogs that glow in the dark and people who mess with their own genetic code: an Israeli filmmaker went on a journey to visit people who rewrite DNA using technology they ordered online with a few hundred dollars
מוסף 50 הסטארטאפים המבטיחים מנכ"ל ומייסד MyHeritage גלעד יפת

Genealogy Company MyHeritage Now Offers Genetic Disease Testing Kits

20.05.19|Hagar Ravet
MyHeritage will not sell users' medical data to insurance companies, CEO Gilad Japhet said in an interview
רופא רפואה טכנולוגיה ממוחשבת

Genetic Interpretation Startup Emedgene Raises $6 Million

20.02.19|Lilach Baumer
Emedgene develops a technology that automates the analysis and interpretation of genetic information at scale
תינוק תינוקות מחלקת יולדות ילודה

Is CRISPR the New In Vitro Fertilization?

30.12.18|Dov Greenbaum
New technologies always carry the risk of giving birth to a Dr. Frankenstein, but usually even those initially tested outside of the medical ethical consensus become widely-accepted and self-policed, writes researcher Dov Greenbaum

Gamida Cell Downprices Shares to Raise $50 Million Nasdaq IPO

28.10.18|Lilach Baumer
The Israel-based biotech company offered its shares at $8, below its previous intention of $13 to $15 per share
מוסף 50 הסטארטאפים המבטיחים מנכ"ל ומייסד MyHeritage גלעד יפת

Genealogy Company MyHeritage to Retire Brands It Acquired in 2011

04.06.18|Tofi Stoler
The Israel-based company lets users create family trees and discover their genealogical roots through genetic testing and algorithmic matching

Startup Says It Is First to Copy Spider’s Silk Spinning Process

17.05.18|Asaf Shalev
Spider silk is not only strong, unbelievably elastic, and able to withstand extreme temperature, it is also biodegradable and biocompatible, a fact that’s especially important for medical applications
תל אביב בורסה Tel Aviv Stock Exchange

Attempting to Delist, Cancer Treatment Company BioCanCell Issues New Shares

23.04.18|Dror Reich
The company diluted existing investors that opposed its plans to delist from the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange
כנס כלכליסט ניו יורק יניב ארליך

"All of the World's Data Could Fit into a Single Room of Genetic Information"

14.03.18|Orr Hirschauge
DNA could be used for the long-term storage of information, according to Yaniv Erlich, the CSO of online genealogy company MyHeritage, who spoke at Calcalist's Mind the Tech conference in New York on Tuesday
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Genetic Manipulation Makes Strides in War Against Banana Fungus

28.09.17|Dror Reich
Israel-based companies Evogene and Rahan Meristem announce positive results in fight against fruit disease