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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From Harvey to Nobel

Three scientists who received Technion’s Harvey Prize will be awarded a Nobel Prize in 2020 Technion Harvey Prize as a predictor of the Nobel.  In early October 2020, the Nobel Prize Committee announced the winners for this year’s prestigious international prize. Three of the new…

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Technion – Israel Institute of Technology > Archive > Accelerating Drug Discoveries, UAE & Technion at BizTEC Accelerating Drug Discoveries, UAE & Technion at BizTEC 17/11/2020 Innovative Technology to Accelerate Drug Discovery is Winning Development in BizTEC 2020 For the first time, the Minister of Science and Technology and…

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Quickening the Quantum Revolution

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology > Archive > Quickening the Quantum Revolution Quickening the Quantum Revolution 27/10/2020 Unique ‘Introduction to Practical Quantum Computing’ Summer School The first of its kind in Israel: Technion summer school program ‘Introduction to Practical Quantum Computing’ attracts over 570 registrations. Ph.D. student Tasneem…

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Spin-optics on an Atomic Scale: Chips of the Future

Technion researchers develop a smart light source based on a single atomic layer of matter. The achievement provides a platform for the development of new quantum applications for computing and communication Prof. Erez Hasman Researchers at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology have developed…

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A race against time: preventing suicide

Researchers at Technion and the Hebrew University have developed an innovative technology for early detection of suicidal tendencies. Published in Scientific Reports, the technology is based on automatic text analysis of social network content Prof. Roi Reichart Suicide is a significant cause of death in…

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Technion Students Develop Lifesaving Stroke Detection Application

A team of students from the Technion and the University of Missouri won second place at MedHacks — a hackathon for developing medical technologies hosted by Johns Hopkins University. They were awarded for developing the Scan&Sound application, which detects strokes at early stages and alerts…

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An Oracle for the Digital Age: Technion Data Scientist Predicts the Future

Kira Radinsky ’08, Ph.D.’12, is a detective of sorts, but she’s not looking for light-fingered employees or cheating spouses. She’s seeking causalities and patterns that connect seemingly unrelated occurrences to spot the early warning signs of high-impact future events, including political riots and disease epidemics….

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Technion Creates Rapid Test for COVID-19 and Cancer

Technion scientists have developed a novel method for rapid and accurate sensing of coronavirus without the need to rely on PCR amplification, a technique that makes millions or even billions of copies of DNA so that there is enough material to test. The new technique…

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Novel COVID-19 Breathalyzer Has Potential as Screening Tool

The intelligent nanotechnology is capable of rapidly detecting COVID-19 in exhaled breath and has “the potential to serve as a monitoring and epidemic control tool.” COVID-19 testing is a key step in gaining control over the spread of the pandemic. Current molecular COVID-19 tests entail…

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Predicting In-game Actions from NBA Player Interviews

Technion researchers have developed a new method for predicting basketball player performance. It is based on analyzing a player’s past performance and pre-game interviews. A computational method developed at the Technion significantly improves the prediction of the basketball players’ performance. The study was led by…

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