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2014-04-08 16:23:33

Future applications could include treatment for disfigurement after radical cancer surgery HAIFA, Israel, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A breakthrough could speed recovery and limit disfigurement for patients who have suffered large soft tissue trauma - as occurs with serious injury or cancer surgery. By biomedically engineering a muscle flap that includes a patient's own blood vessels, the team created tissue that could be transferred to other parts of the body along...

2013-04-10 12:31:56

NEW YORK, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have developed and successfully demonstrated a photonic Floquet topological insulator, a new device used to protect the transport of light through a unique, lattice of 'waveguides.' The advancement may play a key role in the photonics industry. A description is published in the current issue of NATURE (11 April 2013). The photonics industry is at the heart of modern computing and...

2011-10-05 11:17:00

NEW YORK and HAIFA, ISRAEL, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Distinguished Professor Dan Shechtman of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology has won the Nobel Prize in chemistry, it was announced today. The Technion is now home to three of the four Israelis in the country's history to be awarded the Nobel Prize in science. Prof. Shechtman, of the Technion Faculty of Materials Engineering, won the award for his discovery of quasicrystals - an entirely new form of matter. The...

Nobel Chemistry Prize Awarded To Daniel Shechtman
2011-10-05 09:29:10

The Nobel prize for chemistry was awarded to an Israeli scientist whose work was once ridiculed for being out of line with received thinking. Daniel Shechtman, from the Israel Institute of Technology (Technion), won the entire $1.5 million 2011 Nobel prize for chemistry on Wednesday for discovering different ways in which atoms could be packed together in solid materials. His work has opened the door for experiments in the use of quasicrystals. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said...

2011-03-26 00:00:29

Hans van Stek joins as General Manager, EMEA. Nir Tzur joins as VP Engineering. Roseville, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2011 SAManage, a leading provider of SaaS IT management software, today announced that Hans van Stek has been appointed as General Manager, EMEA. Also joining SAManage is Nir Tzur, who will serve as VP of Engineering. The newly appointed executives will leverage their years of experience in the enterprise software industry to help SAManage continue on its path of aggressive...

2009-03-31 11:05:59

Caltech researcher helps develop technique that homes in on aggressive, difficult-to-treat HER2+ breast cancer cellsCombining a compound known as a gallium corrole with a protein carrier results in a targeted cancer therapy that is able to detect and eliminate tumors in mice with seemingly fewer side effects than other breast-cancer treatments, says a team of researchers from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), the Israel Institute of Technology (Technion) and the Cedars-Sinai...

2007-07-28 03:03:15

By Shenhar, Aaron J Dvir, Dov ABSTRACT Project management is one of the fastest growing disciplines in organizations today. However, ironically, the statistics of project success suggests that most projects still fail and many projects do not accomplish their business results. This presents possibly a unique opportunity for substantial improvement. In this paper the authors offer their perspective about the challenge that the project management research community is facing today. The...