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Israel: Resilient and poised for more innovation

By Oliver Morrison

In 2023, Israel's agriculture and food tech sector showcased resilience amidst global economic and local challenges, reveals the latest annual report from Startup Nation Central.

Image: Laser scarecrows set up in experimental flight pen in Gainesville, Florida, US.

Laser scarecrows aim to make birds see red

By Oliver Morrison

Damage to crops caused by birds costs millions of dollars each year. Now, researchers from the University of Florida and the University of Rhode Island in the US are investigating the effectiveness of laser scarecrows – a high-tech solution using light...