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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Independent on the Ground

A mapping system developed at the Technion increases the independence of visually impaired pedestrians in urban spaces Technion Researchers have developed an innovative mapping system for blind pedestrians. The study was carried out by Achituv Cohen, a doctoral student in the Transportation and Geo-Information Engineering…

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High Scores for Coping with the Pandemic

The Technion’s First Virtual Board of Governors Meeting Showcases the University’s Prowess The State of the Technion is strong, despite, or perhaps because of, the hardships caused by the coronavirus pandemic. That was one of the key take-aways from the Technion Board of Governors Meeting…

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Scientists develop way to find tumors from blood tests 98% faster

Researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have developed a new method for rapid, inexpensive analysis of blood samples. Its first application to be tested will be early detection of cancerous tumors. The innovative technology, described in Nature Communications, was developed by Prof. Tomer Shlomi and…

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New Technion-Teva Collaboration

Teva‌ ‌and‌ ‌the‌ ‌Technion‌ ‌Announce‌ ‌Collaboration‌ ‌to‌ ‌Promote‌ ‌Innovative‌ ‌R&D‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌Fields‌ ‌ of‌ ‌Cancer‌ ‌and‌ ‌Neurobiology‌. The‌ ‌collaboration‌ ‌is‌ ‌a‌ ‌significant‌ ‌link‌ ‌in‌ ‌a‌ ‌chain‌ ‌of‌ ‌collaborations‌ ‌Teva‌ ‌has‌ ‌initiated‌ ‌with‌ ‌leading‌ ‌academic‌ ‌institutions,‌ ‌including‌ ‌Tel‌ ‌Aviv‌ ‌University,‌ ‌the‌ ‌Weizmann‌ ‌Institute‌ ‌of‌‌ Science,‌ ‌and‌ ‌more.‌ ‌ ‌…

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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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