Tapping into the power of photosynthesis for clean energy

In a big step forward toward making BIO-photoelectrochemical cells (BIOcells) a mainstream clean energy source in the future, researchers from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) have overcome an efficiency hurdle by successfully combining the power of efficient light absorption…

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Technion Researchers present Breakthrough in Computing Technology

The study is a significant milestone towards the development of computer memory units with computational abilities, a solution to the call for faster processing and analytics needed for Big Data. Researchers at the Viterbi Faculty of Electrical Engineering have presented a breakthrough in in-memory computing:…

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The Connection Between the Heart and Cancer

There is a connection between heart disease and cancer, a novel study has revealed. The findings, published in Circulation, could potentially help cardio-oncologists slow cancer progression and improve cancer outcomes. Researchers led by Professor Ami Aronheim, Professor Yuval Shaked, and Dr. Shimrit Avraham have determined…

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Portable Blood Test Could Lead to At-home Chemotherapy

For immunocompromised patients, such as those with cancer or organ transplants, the novel coronavirus crisis has made going to hospital for regular blood tests an even greater health risk.  Home-based or remote-based testing kits for Complete Blood Count (CBC) — the most common blood test used to…

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Reusable Protective Masks Powered by Phone Charger

Israeli researchers say they have invented a reusable face mask that can kill the coronavirus with heat by drawing power from a mobile phone charger. The disinfecting process takes about 30 minutes – and users should not wear the mask while it is plugged in,…

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One-of-a-kind Microscope Enables Breakthrough in Quantum Science

Prof. Ido Kaminer and team have made a dramatic breakthrough in the field of quantum science: a quantum microscope that records the flow of light, enabling the direct observation of light trapped inside a photonic crystal. Their research, “Coherent Interaction Between Free Electrons and a…

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Capturing Live Cell Dynamics with 3D Nanoscale Resolution

Technion scientists have developed an unprecedented method for 3D imaging of nanometric processes inside living cells while they are moving Technion researchers have developed a method for 3D imaging of nanometric processes, such as those in live flowing cells. The group, headed by Asst. Prof….

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“Air Shield” Protective Gear

The Design-Tech Lab at Technion and Rambam Health Care Campus have developed an innovative device for medical staff’s masks, that continuously blows air on their faces, improving protection against infection while eliminating fogging and overheating. Prof. Ezri Tarazi, Chair of the Industrial Design Program and…

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New Rapid Test for Detecting COVID-19

Scientists at Technion’s Rappaport Faculty of Medicine have modified a coronavirus rapid and simple detection method that does not require special lab equipment, only hot water, and reagents Prof. Naama Geva-Zatorsky from the Ruth and Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology,…

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Covid-19 Priority Projects

As countries worldwide take unprecedented steps to protect their populations from the Corona-virus, an equally urgent race against time involves researchers working to halt the outbreak. At the Technion, over twenty research and development teams are aggressively seeking solutions in areas that include rapid diagnostic…

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Breath Test for Corona

Prof. Hossam Haick and his team have shifted their focus to applying nanosensor technology to facilitate rapid and remote screening for COVID-19. These intelligent sensory systems can be used to diagnose Corona, and future epidemics. The group’s research focuses on breath testing using nano-sensors and…

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Breakthrough in Slaughter-Free Steak Production

Researchers from the Technion and from Aleph Farms have achieved a breakthrough in the production of cultivated meat grown outside an animal’s body. As reported in the journal Nature Food, soy protein―which is readily available and economically efficient―can be used as scaffolds for growing bovine…

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Pooling Method for Accelerated Testing of COVID-19

Technion and Rambam Health Care Campus scientists present a novel method for testing more than 60 patients simultaneously Researchers at Technion – Israel Institute of Technology and Rambam Health Care Campus have successfully tested a method that will dramatically increase the current COVID-19 testing capacity…

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