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Technion to Award Honorary Doctorate to Pfizer CEO Dr. Albert Bourla

Israel's Technion will award an honorary doctorate to Pfizer CEO and Chairman Dr. Albert Bourla, for leading the development of the novel vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The honorary doctorate will be conferred at the...
15-Jan-2021 12:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

Toadlet Peptide Transforms Into a Deadly Weapon Against Bacteria

An international team of researchers has discovered remarkable molecular properties of an antimicrobial peptide from the skin of the Australian toadlet. The discovery could inspire the development of novel synthetic drugs to combat bacterial...
14-Jan-2021 4:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Technion Harvey Prize Honors Pioneers in Chemical Engineering and Medical Sciences

The prestigious prize for 2019-2020 goes to Professor Joseph DeSimone of Stanford University for significant contributions to materials science, chemistry, polymer science nano medicine, and 3D printing; and to Professor Raphael Mechoulam of the...
2-Dec-2020 12:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cancer Patients May Not Have Higher COVID-19 Risk

A new study conducted by researchers at Rambam Medical Center and the Technion reveals surprising findings, namely that cancer patients may not be associated with the broad range of at-risk groups of people suffering from morbidities.
17-Sep-2020 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Independent on the Ground

Researchers have developed a mapping system for visually impaired pedestrians in urban spaces. The technology weighs the environmental and semantic data important to the visually impaired, and emphasizes safe, accessible, and navigable routes.
1-Sep-2020 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Novel COVID-19 Breathalyzer Has Potential as Screening Tool

A team led by Professor Hossam Haick and Dr. Yoav Broza of the Technion Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Russell Berrie Nanotechnology Institute, in collaboration with researchers from Wuhan, China, has devised a novel breath analyzer test to...
21-Aug-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Technion Researchers Discover Hidden Fluid Instability

In a discovery with far-reaching implications for intubation ventilators, lab-on-a-chip micromixers, and micro air vehicles, Technion researchers were able to visualize the stationary tornadoes caused by the Coandă effect.
20-Aug-2020 3:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Technion’s Nanofiber PPE Sticker Now In Mass Production

The COVID-busting ‘Maya’ sticker developed by Technion researchers has gone into mass production. Comprised of a nanofiber sheet, the unique sticker can be easily adhered to a protective mask, significantly improving its effectiveness against...
13-Aug-2020 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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