Goodbye disposables

Technion Makes Dramatic Move: On October 1, 2021, Purchases of Disposables Will Be Discontinued In less than three months, on October 1, 2021, the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology will stop buying disposable utensils. The decision by Technion Executive Vice President & Director General…

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Water From Air

H2OLL, an innovative Atmospheric Water Generator (AWG) technology developed at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, has won the prestigious Water Europe Innovation Award for SMEs. The award was announced in June at the Water Innovation Europe 2021 Conference. Water Europe (WE) is a…

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Fast Charging of Lithium-Ion Batteries

Fast charging is considered to be a key requirement for widespread economic success of electric vehicles. Current lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) offer high energy density, but while they enable sufficient driving range, they take considerably longer to recharge than traditional vehicles. Multiple properties of the applied…

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Support Autism and Alzheimer’s research

Did you know that… Your support will go to developing precision medicine, enabling more children with Autism to develop speech.ANDDeveloping treatments and applications targeting those parts of the brain circuitry which contribute to Alzheimer’s disease. DONATE BEFORE JULY 31 AND YOUR DONATION WILL BE MATCHED…

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A skin sticker that can diagnose tuberculosis

Technion scientists invent A-Patch to provide a cheap, quick, noninvasive method for diagnosing a disease affecting millions in the developing world. A-Patch skin adhesive system for sensing tuberculosis. Photo courtesy of Technion Spokesperson’s Office Researchers at Israel’s Technion have developed a revolutionary method of diagnosing…

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Israeli scientists say humans regrowing body parts might be possible

Technion University researchers are tackling one of the most pressing medical issues: loss of tissue. Prof. Shulamit Levenberg and her team in the Biomedical Engineering Department have pioneered research that could make it easier for humans to cultivate tissue, Technion UK stated in a press release on…

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All Eyes Are on Stem Cells

Collaboration between two laboratories at the Technion has yielded a pair of groundbreaking articles that shed light on mechanisms of corneal renewal and morbidity. Can stem cells be identified and monitored in mature tissue? How do our organs cope with both the need for frequent…

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Israeli startup produces vegan milk from cow’s milk

Imagindairy, an Israeli startup, says lab-created milk has the flavor and texture of cow’s milk. Imagindairy, an Israeli startup in the field of vegan food products, has produced an alternative milk to the commonly-consumed soy, almond and oat milks based on the same proteins seen in cow’s…

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Machine learning paves the way for broad-spectrum antivirals

When you have strep throat, you’re prescribed an antibiotic, but with a virus, there’s not much you can do. Now, Technion and Ben Gurion University scientists use machine-learning to create broad-spectrum antiviral drugs. Unlike antibiotics, antiviral drugs are typically designed to target one virus. This…

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Shooting for the stars!

Two new asteroids discovered by Technion student Aseel Nama will be named after her. Nama’s discovery was part of NASA’s asteroid-hunting campaign. “I really wanted to take part in this campaign, which is a kind of competition, but NASA insisted that I recruit a team…

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Architecture Student Hits the Right Notes with 3D Printing

Industrial design, metallurgy and music — yes, music — all came together in this unique student project. Anastasia Kolomiets, a master’s student in the Technion Faculty of Architecture, designed and manufactured the first-ever titanium flute made with 3D-printing. This elegant recorder was honored with a…

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Alumni Startup Joins Israeli Emergency Medical Services For Covid Testing

Nanosynex, an innovative medtech startup that traces its beginnings to Technion Professor Shulamit Levenberg’s lab, is now on the frontlines in Israel tackling the COVID-19 pandemic. The three year old-company, co-founded by alumnae Michelle Heymann MBA ’16 and Diane Abensur Bessin MBA ’16, is partnering with Israeli emergency…

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The World’s First Slaughter-Free Steak

Hailed by The Washington Post as a “leap forward for lab-grown meat,” the Technion and food startup Aleph Farms Ltd. have unveiled the first-ever 3D printed ribeye steak, developed from the technology of Professor Shulamit Levenberg. After two years of advancements, the product tastes like “a delicious tender,…

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Remarkable properties of Australian Toadlet skin

Israeli and German scientists discover remarkable molecular properties of an antimicrobial peptide from the skin of the Australian toadlet Researchers at Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Hamburg, Germany, in collaboration with scientists in Israel and Spain,…

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Insights into new treatments for cancer

When‌ ‌treating‌ ‌cancer,‌ ‌researchers‌ ‌are‌ ‌always‌ ‌searching‌ ‌for‌ ‌ways‌ ‌to‌ ‌remove‌ ‌cancer‌ ‌cells‌ ‌while‌ ‌minimizing‌ ‌damage‌ ‌to‌ ‌the‌ ‌rest‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌body.‌ One‌ ‌possible‌ ‌approach‌ ‌is‌ ‌to‌ ‌find‌ ‌processes‌ ‌unique‌ ‌to‌ ‌cancer‌ ‌cells,‌ ‌and‌ ‌which‌ ‌would‌ ‌allow‌ ‌specific‌ ‌targeting.‌ ‌If‌ ‌such‌ ‌a‌ ‌process‌ ‌can‌ ‌be‌…

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Smart Farming

Israeli researchers create smart agritech solution to detect crop stress Crop stress is a major concern in the field of agriculture, as it can mean the difference between a plant’s growth and lifespan. Credit: JERUSALEM POST Artificial images of tobacco plants (right) and two Arabidopsis…

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