New Academic Year at Technion

New Academic Year at Technion

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.

From Harvey Prize to Nobel Prize

From Harvey Prize to Nobel Prize

Three scientists who received Technion’s Harvey Prize will be awarded a Nobel Prize in 2020. The Technion Harvey Prize is often cited as a predictor of the Nobel.

Leukemia and the Brain

Leukemia and the Brain

Research on the treatment of the spread of metastatic leukemia to the brain has been published in the journal Nature Cancer by an international research team from Israel and Scotland.

Technion congratulates our graduates

Technion congratulates our graduates

Congratulations! Technion congratulates our graduates. Best of luck to all of you!

A Tiny hole – a Huge Breakthrough

A Tiny hole – a Huge Breakthrough

Researchers in the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering at the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology have developed a rapid and precise coronavirus test that circumvents PCR amplification errors.

Covid-19 Response From Technion Israel

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.

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    New Academic Year Opens at Technion

    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 ...

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  • הדוקטורנט ליאור ארבל

    Musical Transparency

    Lior Arbel’s doctoral dissertation goes beyond typical fields of practice in science and engineering. That’s because at its center stands a new hybrid musical instrument, or more precisely a family of musical instruments he calls “Symbolen....

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  • Rising Star Faculty with Intel

    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...

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  • Good Energy

    H2PRO is a startup company that produces hydrogen using green energy based on an innovative technology invented at Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. The company is one of just five chosen as finalists ...

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  • Detecting, Alerting, Preventing

    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 המלאה

  • Skilled Movement & the Brain

    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...

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  • X-ray emission by free electrons impinging on a van der Waals material

    New Sources of Radiation

    Researchers at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology have developed precise radiation sources that may replace the expensive and cumbersome facilities currently used for such tasks. The suggested apparatus produces controlled radiation wi...

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  • Record-Breaking, Floating Laser Resonator

    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...

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  • Gels and Strong Headaches

    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...

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  • Cancer Patients May Not Have Higher COVID-19 Risk

    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...

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  • Exhibition winner Lidan Fridman

    Can anyone hear me?

    Fourth-year students were displaying their work at the annual project exhibition held at the Faculty of Biomedical Engineering last week, which took place this year online. Student exhibits included systems for predicting epileptic seizures, mood track...

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  • Technion Excels Globally in Machine Learning

    Technion – Israel Institute of Technology was the only Israeli institution among the top 30 leading institutions on the ranking of the ICML International Conference on Machine Learning this year. The ICML is the mos...

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  • Doctoral Award Ceremony 2020

    Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, and to ensure the safety of all, this year’s doctoral award ceremony at Technion – Israel Institute of Technology took place virtually. The main ceremony of doctoral awards took place on Wednesday, September...

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  • Powerful Materials

    Asst. Prof. Yehonadav Bekenstein of the Technion Department of Materials Science and Engineering has been awarded an ERC Starting Grant – a prestigious European grant for young academic faculty. With a total value of 677 million euros this year, ...

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  • פרופ' איתמר קאהן

    Breakthrough in Understanding of Brain Function

    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 ...

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  • Independent on the Ground

    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 a...

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  • Novel COVID-19 Breathalyzer Has Potential as Screening Tool

    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...

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  • Technion Researchers Discover Hidden Fluid Instability

    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...

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  • 1. Prof. Emeritus Ruben Pauncz (sitting) with his son and students and those continuing in his path at the Technion. From right to left: son Avri Pauncz, Prof. Maytal Caspary Toroker from the Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering, Prof. Uri Peskin and Prof. Nimrod Moiseyev from the Schulich Faculty of Chemistry

    Technion Quantum Pioneer Celebrates 100th Birthday

    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...

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  • From Technion to the Production Line

    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...

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  • Coronavirus no obstacle to Israeli student achievements

    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 ...

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  • מבנה הסיב שמייצר פפטיד LL-37(17-29) כפי שפוענח במחקר הנוכחי. עיצוב: שרון עמלני

    Diverse Utility Found in Antimicrobial Peptide’s Fibril Structure

    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...

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  • Rapid Diagnosis of Metastatic Risk

    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...

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  • Patterns of Tentacle Movement in Coral

    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 ...

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  • פרופ' תומר שלומי

    Accelerating Blood Test Analysis 98%

    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...

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  • Cancer & the Heart

    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 ...

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  • See the Light

    The beautiful phenomenon allows for new and exciting research opportunities in the field of Optics and Optofluidics   Haifa, Israel July 2, 2020 – A team of researcher...

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  • UV Light to Limit COVID-19 Transmission

    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...

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  • Archives

    Browse the online archives of press releases from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology for the past five years ...

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