How Hydras Know Where to Regrow Body Parts

How Hydras Know Where to Regrow Body Parts

Technion research reveals how pieces of hydras have structural memory that helps them shape their new body plan according to the pattern inherited by the animal’s “skeleton.”

Yanai Prize at Technion

Yanai Prize at Technion

The annual Technion ceremony added new prize categories, including an educational initiative grant; and commendation in teaching.

Robotic Laundry Folding

Robotic Laundry Folding

Students at the Technion Faculty of Computer Science have developed a robot that folds laundry at the touch of a button

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    Technion Then and Now

    Photo Exhibition of Campus Life The photographs displayed in this exhibition portray past campus life juxtaposed with contemporary images. Historical prints were scanned from the Technion’s archive collections, and contemporary photos were selected fr...

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  • How Hydras Regrow Body Parts

    How Hydras Know Where to Regrow Lost Body Parts Few animals can match the humble hydra’s resilience. The small, tentacled freshwater animals can be literally shredded into pieces and regrow into healthy animals. A study published February 7 in Cell Rep...

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  • פרופ' בני פודבילביץ וקלרי ולנסי מהפקולטה לביולוגיה בטכניון

    Sperm-Egg Fusion Proteins and Zika

    Sperm-Egg Fusion Proteins Have Same Structure as Those Used by Zika and Other Viruses to Invade Healthy Cells HAIFA, ISRAEL (February 14, 2017) – The protein that helps the sperm and egg fuse together in sexual reproduction can also fuse regular cells ...

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  • Putting the Common Good First at Technion

    Technion alumnus Moshe Yanai highlighted the depth of service exemplified through recipients of the Yanai Prize for Excellence in Academic Education. The annual Technion ceremony added new prize categories, including an educational initiative grant; an...

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  • Technion President Prof. Peretz Lavie

    Future of Higher Education in NYC

    Technion President Peretz Lavie Joins ABNY’s “Future of Higher Education in NYC” Panel Alongside Leaders from Columbia University, New York University, Cornell Tech, and the City University of New York New York, NY (January 27, 2017): Professor Peretz ...

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