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Brain Guard

Israeli researchers have developed new technology for transporting drugs within silicon nanostructures to the brain. These nanostructures release an essential protein, which can inhibit the development of Alzheimer's disease, and provide targeted...
18-Nov-2019 4:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

Probiotic Bacteria: A Double-Edged Sword

Israeli and American scientists have discovered that administering probiotics in hospital intensive care units may lead to blood infections, and in some cases the adverse effects could outweigh the potential benefits.
12-Nov-2019 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Fuel of the Future

Researchers at Israel's Technion have developed a clean, inexpensive, and safe technology for producing hydrogen. The technology significantly improves the efficiency of hydrogen production, from ~75% using current methods to an unprecedented 98.7%...
13-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

All of YouTube in a Single Teaspoon: Storing Information in DNA

Israeli researchers have demonstrated information storage in a density of more than 10 petabytes (10M gigabytes) in a single gram of DNA while significantly improving the writing process.
9-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mimicking Behavior of Natural Viruses, Researchers Develop New Drug Delivery Tool

Based on the chemical behavior of natural viruses, researchers from the Technion and National Taiwan University have developed hollow nanometric balls that are expected to be used for drug delivery and safe immunizations.
9-Sep-2019 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Hack One of the World's Most Secure Industrial Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

Israeli researchers have managed to take control of a Siemens programmable logic controller (PLC), considered to be one of the safest controllers in the world. PLCs are used in a wide spectrum of operations including power stations, water pumps,...
8-Aug-2019 8:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hey Doc, How’s My Immune System Doing?

A team of Israeli and American researchers says the state of a person’s immune system provides the most accurate measurement of a person’s health. They have developed a way to gauge “immune age,” which could bring about new frontiers in...
14-Mar-2019 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Super Sensitive, Groundbreaking Smart Sensor “Tastes” and “Sniffs”

Technion researchers have developed an innovative sensing system capable of identifying and distinguishing different stimuli. Based on origami, and combined with conductive ink the researchers also developed, the multi-functional sensor is capable...
13-Mar-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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For more than a century, the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology has pioneered in science and technology education and delivered world-changing impact. Proudly a global university, the Technion has long leveraged boundary-crossing collaborations to advance breakthrough research and technologies. Now with a presence in three coutries, the Technion will prepare the next generation of global innovators. Technion people, ideas and inventions make immeasurable contributions to the world, innovating in fields from cancer research and sustainable energy to quantum computing and computer science to do good around the world.


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