MAY 2010
O(R)bituary
“The remarkably successful Gurwin-TechSat mission is complete,” announced Prof. Ehud Behar, director...
Funnel Vision
At Technion’s Faculty of Physics, Dr Erez Ribak and master’s student Amichai Labin have solved a mystery...
In the Swing
The annual TechnoBrain creative engineering competition, held in April 2010, was labeled “Independulum...
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Pruning Neuronal Trees
By studying the small (1 mm) roundworm C. elegans, a Technion-led international research team has discovered how tree-like nerve structures are formed and maintained. Published online in the May 6th issue of Science Express, this breakthrough may have applications in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases and in the repair of nerve damage. Read more
Multi-Culti Math
Two Technion researchers from diverse ethnic backgrounds are meeting a universal challenge - how to teach geometry to high-school pupils in an applied and meaningful way. Russian-born Jewish Prof. Igor Verner of the Department of Education in Technology and Science is co-leading the project with Faculty of Mathematics Prof. Daoud Bshouty, an exemplary member of the Israeli Arab Christian community. Verner says, “We simply asked the pupils in which context would they be interested to study mathematics. We were very surprised when the answer was ‘in cultural context.’” Read more
Engineering with a Soul
Israel’s first chapter of Engineers Without Borders, from Technion, installs biogas systems in rural Nepal providing sustainable energy and improved sanitation. Read more
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