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An Inflammation to Remember

A new discovery of a physiological mechanism of psychosomatic illnesses could open a new therapeutic avenue for treating chronic inflammatory conditions such as Crohn's disease, psoriasis, and other autoimmune conditions, by attenuating their memory...
4-Nov-2021 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Cure for Diabetes?

Technion researchers are working on a novel treatment approach for treating type 2 diabetes using an autograft of muscle cells engineered to take in sugar at increased rates. Mice treated in this manner displayed normal blood sugar levels for months...
21-Oct-2021 6:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Personalized Medicine: Platform Enables Comparative Research on Cancerous Tumors

An international team of researchers has developed an algorithm that enhances the ability to compare tumors between different patients, overcoming high inter-patient variability. Although the researchers tested the algorithm on leukemia tumors, they...
8-Oct-2021 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research: Cells Expressing Tendon Markers Fuse Into Muscles

Israeli researchers have made a breakthrough discovery that muscle fibers are of hybrid origins. The findings highlight a mechanism that enables a smooth transition from muscle fiber characteristics towards tendon features that is essential for...
20-Jul-2021 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Technion Researchers Use Laser “Tweezers” to Study Structure and Dynamics of Chromatin

Using optical tweezer technology, Technion researchers were able to gain a greater understanding of the poorly understood DNA packaging process, which impacts how genes are expressed.
8-Jul-2021 12:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Do All of Us Understand Coronavirus News Coverage?

A study to discern the extent to which the average adult understands the quantitative information appearing in the news about COVID-19 showed that fear of math can significantly hinder one’s ability to engage with such information.
8-Jul-2021 12:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Develop a Tuberculosis-Diagnosing Sticker Patch

Israeli scientists have demonstrated a novel means of diagnosing tuberculosis by means of a sticker patch that catches compounds released by the skin. Using an artificial intelligence (AI) analysis of these compounds, the scientists were able to...
24-Jun-2021 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Spatiotemporal Symphony of Light

Using an ultrafast transmission electron microscope, researchers from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology have, for the first time, recorded the propagation of combined sound and light waves in atomically thin materials.
10-Jun-2021 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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