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DHS S&T and Israeli Partners Announce Awards for Advanced Technologies in Homeland Security

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

The Israel – U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation today announced three awards for collaborative projects totaling $2.3 million to develop advanced technologies for the homeland security mission.

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13-Jan-2020 7:15 PM EST

Local, Native Birds Declining Rapidly While Non-native, Invasive Species Thrive

American Technion Society

When Israeli conservation scientists looked at trends of common bird populations over the last 15 years, they found that invasive bird species are thriving, and native ones are largely declining. They present the reasons for these changes, and flag the importance of strategies to mitigate the spread of non-native birds.

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17-Dec-2019 2:25 PM EST
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Archaeologists Uncover 2,000-Year-Old Street in Jerusalem Built by Pontius Pilate

Taylor & Francis

An ancient walkway most likely used by pilgrims as they made their way to worship at the Temple Mount has been uncovered in the "City of David" in the Jerusalem Walls National Park.

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21-Oct-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Snapshot: S&T, Israel Tackle Cargo Shipping Security

Snapshot: S&T, Israel Tackle Cargo Shipping Security

Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

Securing the global supply chain, while ensuring its smooth functioning, is essential to U.S. national security. S&T and Israel’s Ministry of Public Security teamed up to tackle that issue through the Low Cost Disposable Electronic Seals Pilot.

Channels: Technology, Travel and Transportation, U.S. National Security, Israel News,

6-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Newly-discovered 1,600-year-old mosaic sheds light on ancient Judaism

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

For nine years running, Carolina professor Jodi Magness has led a team of research specialists and students to the ancient village of Huqoq in Israel's Lower Galilee

Channels: Archaeology and Anthropology, History, Religion, Israel News,

2-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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