A Once-in-500-Year Event

The most energetic gamma-ray burst recorded so far was observed last month and confirmed the predictions of researchers at the Technion. On October 9, the most energetic gamma-ray burst (GRB) ever measured was observed. The burst, which occurred 2.4 billion light-years from Earth, was documented…

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New Technology for Growing Printed Tissues for Transplantation

The technological innovation developed by Technion researchers suppresses the typical shrinkage of printed tissues prior to transplantation. esearchers at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology have developed an innovative technology for growing tissue for transplantation by printing it into a microgel bath as support…

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Designing and Programming Living Computers

Technion and MIT collaborate to transform bacterial cells into living artificial neural circuits. Applications include biomanufacturing and therapeutics Bringing together concepts from electrical engineering and bioengineering tools, Technion and MIT scientists collaborated to produce cells engineered to compute sophisticated functions – “biocomputers” of sorts. Graduate…

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New antibiotic “cocktail” can help combat superbug

In the current study, a combination of different antibiotic drugs that prevent the formation of resistance was examined.   By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH A technique to measure the long-term effect of antibiotic combinations has been developed by researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa. These drug…

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Lab-Grown Muscle Sucks Up Sugar to Fight Diabetes

Written by Elizabeth Millard posted originally at WebMD Scientists from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, have found a new way to possibly treat type 2 diabetes someday, according to a new research.   In addition to helping you move your body, your muscles also keep…

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Researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (left to right) Yuval Harris, Dr. Hagit Sason-Bauer and Prof. Yosi Shamay

Israeli nanotech may be able to reduce side-effects of chemotherapy

Precision dosing invention gets drugs just to affected cells and not whole body; already tested on mice with inhibitor drugs; inventors also aiming at chemo and other treatments. By NATHAN JEFFAY (Nathan Jeffay is The Times of Israel’s health and science correspondent) Scientists say that new Israeli…

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Is there a connection between Nobel Prize winners and the Technion?

Two of the three Nobel Prize in Physics laureates for 2022 received honorary doctoral degrees from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH Published: OCTOBER 8, 2022 on Jpost. Two of the three Nobel Prize in Physics laureates for 2022 received honorary doctoral degrees from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in…

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Lung fluid may provide basis for cancer-treating vaccines

Scientists say specific proteins found in lung fluid could theoretically be used to develop new methods for diagnosing and possibly treating cancer By NATHAN JEFFAY Fluid from the lungs could be used to develop new methods for diagnosing and possibly treating cancer, according to a new…

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The Formula Technion Team (standing from left): Ahmad Rabi, Ayham Abu Eid, Dima Abu Romi, Doron Shpigel, Muans Omari, Sharon Goldstein, Keren Grinberg, and Itamar Ventura; (kneeling from left): Oriel Mizrahi and Salman Abdalla. Photo by Nitzan Zohar/Technion Spokesperson’s Office

Technion Unveils Its First Autonomous Electric Formula Car

The Formula Student competition in Europe this summer is a platform for new technological developments.   The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology Formula racecar team unveiled the first-ever autonomous electric vehicle in the team’s history since 2012. They designed and built it for the Formula Student International Design…

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Technion Team Develops Rechargeable Silicon Battery

With an eye toward sustainable solutions to the global energy challenge, a Technion research team has created a proof-of-concept for a rechargeable silicon (Si) battery. Rechargeable batteries are particularly necessary for the electric vehicle (EV) industry, which currently relies on Lithium-ion batteries (LIBs). LIBs, however,…

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Groundbreaking AI Research

Technion Researchers Harness the Power of Artificial Intelligence to Tackle the World’s Most Pressing Challenges Technion researchers are harnessing the power of artificial intelligence (AI) to tackle the world’s most-pressing challenges. Their extensive work in the field has positioned the Technion among the world’s leaders…

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AI Predicts Heart Conditions

AI Predicts Heart Conditions

Machine learning in cardiology: Technion scientists use artificial intelligence for atrial fibrillation risk prediction What if a computer told you that you were going to develop a heart condition in five years? You would have time to change your lifestyle, and perhaps mitigate or avoid…

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Tiny Lasers Acting Together as One

International research team uses topological platform to demonstrate coherent array of vertical lasers. Israeli and German researchers have developed a way to force an array of vertical cavity lasers to act together as a single laser – a highly effective laser network the size of…

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3D-Printing Blood Vessel Networks

For the first time, Technion scientists succeeded in forming a network of big and small blood vessels, necessary for supplying blood to implanted tissue Researchers led by Technion Professor Shulamit Levenberg, who specializes in tissue engineering, have succeeded in creating a hierarchical blood vessel network,…

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Technion’s most innovative student projects

From fighting COVID-19 to detecting heart disease, these are some of the Technion’s most innovative student projects in biomedical engineering From detecting cardiovascular disease, to fighting coronavirus, Faculty of Biomedical Engineering students recently presented an array of innovative projects that integrated everything they had learned.During…

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Study reveals why elderly at more risk from Covid-19

More boosters or combining different vaccine types may work better in elderly, based on Technion insights into the aging immune system. Dr. Reem Dowery, left, and Prof. Doron Melamed. The elderly population appears to be more vulnerable to Covid-19, and vaccines are less effective in…

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Technion among world’s top 100 universities

The Shanghai Ranking, which ranks the world’s leading academic institutions, places Technion 94th in the world The Technion is 94th on a list of the world’s top 100 universities, according to a report published yesterday by Shanghai Ranking, the world’s leading index for higher education….

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