OCTOBER 2010
Sustainable Engineering
Barbara Frank interviews Bernard Amadei, Founding President of EWB - Engineers without Borders (USA)...
Nature’s Nano Waltz
As a child, he used to wander through the forests of Mount Carmel. Awakened and sensitive to the power and living pulse of the giant...
Summer Science
This year, 28 young men and 10 young women, from UK, USA, Canada, Serbia, and Israel, took part in the SciTech Summer Research Program...
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Jewish Genes
A recently published study in Nature reveals that most members of the far-flung Jewish Diaspora can trace their roots to ancestors who lived in the Near East more than 2,000 years ago. The new research, based on recent advances in genome technology, was spearheaded by scientists from Technion’s Rappaport Faculty of Medicine and Rappaport Family Institute for Research in Medical Sciences and the affiliated Rambam Health Care Campus, who, along with an international team, have illuminated the genetic structure of the Jewish people at the level of the entire genome. Read more
The Grand Energy Plan
A $20 million gift to name the Nancy and Stephen Grand Technion Energy Program (GTEP), a campuswide effort to consolidate Technion’s position as a global leader in energy innovation, was announced during the annual International Board of Governors meeting in June 2010 when Stephen Grand received an honorary doctorate. The Grands’ gift also served to bring the American Technion Society’s $1 billion, 13-year, “Shaping Israel’s Future” campaign to a successful completion. Read more
Biosensor Breakthrough
At the Technion’s Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering, Dr Ester Segal and her graduate students, Naama Massad-Ivanir and Giorgi Shtenberg, have developed an innovative method for rapid detection and quantification of bacterial contaminations in water. The nanoscale technology relies on a silicon-based hybrid that targets and captures the bacteria. Read more
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