Covid-19 Response From Technion Israel
Researchers in over 50 labs across Technion City are working 24/7 to meet the challenge of COVID-19. Their research includes early detection and diagnosis of the virus, development of a vaccine and therapies, and protective solutions for medical staff and careworkers.
The 2020-21 academic year opens at the Technion today (Wednesday) in the remote classroom, with a 20 percent rise in the number of students and an increase in the percentage of female students The new academic year opened at the Technion in Israel, on ...
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 and memory platfor...
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology Students have developed a lifesaving application that detects strokes at early stages; they won 2nd place in an international medical technology competition לכתבה המלאה4.10.2020
A team led by Technion’s Professor Jackie Schiller has uncovered surprising ways the brain learns and adapts skilled movement. The findings hold promise for future treatments of brain disease and disorders. Survival depends on our ability to move. Whet...1.10.2020
Physical Review X recently reported on a new optical resonator from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology that is unprecedented in resonance enhancement. Developed by graduate student Jacob Kher-Alden under the supervision of Professor Tal Carm...24.9.2020
A team of researchers from the Technion Faculty of Chemistry (Prof. Y. Eichen and Dr. G. Parvari) and the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering (Prof. D. Rittel and Dr. Y. Rotbaum) have developed and patented the use of a liquid hydrogel in shock protectio...17.9.2020
A first-of-its-kind study examining the assumption that cancer patients are an at-risk group for COVID-19 finds that these patients do not get infected any more than the general population and do not suffer from more severe disease symptoms. In fact, b...3.9.2020
New research conducted by Prof. Itamar Kahn of the Technion’s Rappaport Faculty of Medicine in Israel and Prof. Nancy Ratner of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) demonstrates a potential new treatment for cognitive impairments that ...21.8.2020
COVID-19 testing is a key step in gaining control over the spread of the pandemic. Current molecular COVID-19 tests entail swab samples, shipping the samples to lab facilities, and a time-consuming laboratory procedure to determine results. As a result...20.8.2020
Almost everyone has witnessed the Coandă effect — which is when a jet of fluid follows a curved surface. An easy way to visualize the effect is to place the back of a spoon pointing vertically downwards under a water jet flowing from a faucet. Wh...15.8.2020
Technion President Prof. Uri Sivan congratulated him, saying: “Your birthday is a holiday for the Technion” Prof. Emeritus Ruben Pauncz from the Schulich Faculty of Chemistry at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology celebrated...10.8.2020
In late March, the Technion announced one of the first personal protective equipment (PPE) developments for protecting medical teams from COVID-19, the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Comprised of a nanofiber sheet, the unique sticker can be ea...10.8.2020
Israel’s Chemistry Team that was trained at the Technion has been awarded a gold medal, two silver medals and a bronze medal at the International Chemistry Olympiad, which recently took place online due to COVID-19. Over the past week, 240 young girls ...5.8.2020
Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) are an important part of the immune system and can self-assemble, often enhancing their antimicrobial activity. Professor Meytal Landau and Ph.D. student Yizhaq Engelberg, both of the Technion Faculty of Biology, have unco...27.7.2020
Novel Method Can Diagnose Cancer and Determine Metastatic Risk Within Two Hours Professor Daphne Weihs’ mechanobiology-based technology can predict the metastatic potential of a tumor. The method entails seeding tumor-sampled cells on a specialized gel...25.7.2020
Researchers at the Technion and Tel Aviv University have deciphered the sophisticated movement pattern of coral tentacles, which improves the rate of food supply and oxygen fluxes around the coral. The discovery sheds light on how the species adapt to ...21.7.2020
Researchers at the Technion have developed a new method for rapid and inexpensive analysis of the chemical composition of blood samples, which may hasten the early diagnosis of diseases. The first application to be tested will be the early detection of...23.6.2020
An international team of researchers advocates the use of UV-C light in indoor spaces as a way to reduce the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 viruses This solution meets the requirements of fast, scalable, and affordable implementation to fulfill the needs o...