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New Development by Technion Students Enables Visually Impaired to Use Smartphones

Students at the Technion have developed software that enables the visually impaired to use smartphones by vocally announcing the key the user is pressing. Dialing, texting and setting the smartphone alarm clock are daily operations that most...
Euaresta Aequalis Fruit fly. from wikipedia

Scale Models

Weizmann Institute scientists have added a significant piece to the puzzle of scaling – how patterns stay in sync with size as an embryo or organism grows and develops. In a new study appearing in Current Biology, Institute scientists Profs....
jonathan Rabinowitz, Bar Ilan University

Findings of Study to Improve Efficacy of Drugs for Schizophrenia and Depression Revealed

In Paris, Prof. Jonathan Rabinowitz, of Bar-Ilan University’s Louis and Gabi Weisfeld School of Social Work, has addressed the annual meeting of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology on findings from the NEWMEDS Program in which...
Dr. Roee Amit

Dr. Roee Amit builds “a biological Rosetta Stone”

Dr. Roee Amit, the “new face” in the Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering at the Technion, in collaboration with researchers from Caltech where he did a post-doctoral fellowship, has succeeded in building a “biological Rosetta...
Nobel laureate Prof. Kornberg. credit: Hebrew University in Jerusalem

Nobel laureate Prof. Kornberg Will head cancer reaserch center in Jerusalem

Dramatic developments taking place in understanding and treating cancer are at the focus of this year’s School for Life Sciences at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem”s Institute for Advanced Studies. The school, a five-day intensive framework...
Prof. Zeev Zalevsky

Prof. Zeev Zalevsky from Bar-Ilan was awarded the Taubenblatt Prize for Excellence in Medical Research

Prof. Zeev Zalevsky, Head of the Electro – Optics division at the School of Engineering and Director of the Nano Photonics Center at the Institute of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials (BINA), was awarded the prestigious “Leon...
Professor MIcael Gozin

Mucus: Fighting the War Against Pollutants

Are our bodies vulnerable to some pollutants whose lack of solubility in water, or “hydrophobicity,” has always been thought to protect us from them? New Tel Aviv University research has discovered that this is indeed the case. Studies...