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Algae to treat IBD

Israel’s Yemoja (see here previously) and Israel’s MIGAL Galilee Research Institute are leading a 4-year research initiative to find algae-sourced compounds to help Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) sufferers. The 21-member Algae4IBD consortium has received a €7.5 million EU Horizon 2020 … Continue reading

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A natural treatment for Covid

IDC Herzliya researchers at Israel’s MIGAL laboratory, with Icelandic scientists, have identified that spirulina algae can reduce the cytokine storm that kills Covid-19 patients. The algae was supplied by Israel’s VAXA (Iceland based) who have EU funding to find natural … Continue reading

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Israeli vaccine gains support

Israel’s Migal Galilee Research Institute is now MigVax Corp and has just received $12 million of funds, led by Ourcrowd. MigVax is developing a safe, oral vaccine with 3 levels of protection. It will be easy to scale up and … Continue reading

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Coronavirus vaccine news

Latest progress on the vaccine being developed by Israeli scientists at the Migal Research Institute in Kiryat Shmona on the border with Lebanon. Also, an article on how the vaccine works. www.nocamels.com/2020/03/israeli-scientists-avian-vaccine-adapt-coronavirus/ https://www.financialexpress.com/lifestyle/health/coronavirus-outbreak-israeli-scientists-confident-of-breakthrough-in-developing-vaccine-for-covid-19/1886367/

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Working on a coronavirus vaccine

The MIGAL Galilee Research Institute has made several scientific breakthroughs (see here) but the latest may be a treatment for the coronavirus (COVID-19). They are adapting their effective vaccine against avian Coronavirus Infectious Bronchitis Virus (IBV). Approval target is 90 … Continue reading

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Waste apples are a superfood

Scientists at Tel-Hai College and at the MIGAL Research Institute of the Galilee have developed a freeze-drying process that turns low-grade fallen apples into highly nutritional apple powder. It could save up to NIS 25 million from the 15,000 tons … Continue reading

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The first agro-biomedical center

(Thanks to Atid-EDI) Israel’s MIGAL Galilee Research Institute has established the first specialized Agro-Biomedical hub.  The center will serve applied researchers, clinicians, entrepreneurs, startups, growers and consumer companies. Research focuses on natural products. http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20141029006109/en/MIGAL-Galilee-Research-Institute-Announces-Establishment-Agro-Biomedical#.VG78_Ge0TN4

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A clean solution to agricultural waste

The MIGAL-Galilee tech centre has developed a mini-sewage plant to help small wineries, olive oil and cheese-makers deal with the pollutants from their industries. The mobile system cleans agricultural waste and creates biogas and usable irrigation water as valuable by-products. … Continue reading

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