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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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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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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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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ACT (Anti COVID-19 Technology) Wins Gold at IGEM

A Technion Innovation to capture COVID-19 viral particles with an active sanitization gel A Technion student team recently won a gold medal in the iGEM international synthetic biology competition for work developing an active gel to capture SARS-CoV-2 viral particles, preventing the infection of host…

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Automated Analysis of Electrocardiology

Diagnosis of cardiac disorders based on automated analysis of routine electrocardiography Technion researchers, together with colleagues in Russia, have developed a technology for the accurate diagnosis of cardiac disorders based on automated analysis of routine electrocardiography Technion-Israel Institute of Technology researchers have developed a technology…

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Improving IVF Success Rates

Technology developed by Technion and Embryonics could dramatically improve IVF success rates 50 New technology developed by the Technion and Embryonics is expected to dramatically improve IVF success rates. The article is published on the 43rd anniversary of the first IVF procedure Forty-three years ago, on…

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New Sources of Radiation

Technion researchers have developed accurate radiation sources that are expected to lead to breakthroughs in medical imaging and other areas Researchers at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology have developed precise radiation sources that may replace the expensive and cumbersome facilities currently used for…

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Technion’s Rising Star

Technion Assistant Professor Daniel Soudry joins Intel’s Rising Star Faculty award program Intel’s Rising Star Faculty Award program selected 10 university faculty members who show great promise in developing future computing technologies. From projects such as a novel cloud system stack, to ultra-low power computing…

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