Israel’s Microbot develops miniature robots for cleaning drainage pipes in the body; treatment by Israel’s Teva for Huntington disease has been approved by the US FDA; Tiberias is hosting the 6th Anglo Israel Cardiovascular Symposium, and much more.

Researchers at Israel’s Bar-Ilan University are developing gold nano-rods to help identify and treat blocked arteries, and scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have destroyed the HIV virus using peptides containing multiple copies of the virus’ DNA.