Press Coverage

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Thanks to green hydrogen: a prestigious award to a TAU researcher

Dr. Gideon Segev, along with a number of team members from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, developed a solar cell for hydrogen production based on photo-electrolysis, a completely green hydrogen production method, for which he won the prestigious R&D 100 award for 2022 (September 13th 2022, Ynet)

13TV's Man of the Year: Prof. Tal Dvir, Sagol Center for Regenerative Biotechnology

The TAU researcher who engineered human spinal cord implants for treating paralysis (September 21st, 2022, 13tv "Ha'aolam Haboker")

Innovative Israeli study to develop biological solutions for agriculture

Ag-biotech company PlantArcBio and TAU to collaborate on the development of RNAi-based products and environmentally friendly solutions (March 8th, 2022, Jerusalem Post)

Shape memory in hierarchical networks allow manipulation of morphing materials with micro scale resolutions

Researchers from Tel Aviv University have discovered, for the first time, a series of physical properties existing in polymer microfiber networks, among them "shape memory." These discoveries open the doors to a range of technological and biological applications, from tissue engineering to robotics. (February 24th, 2022, PHYS ORG)

The ultimate goal - to enable high-end R&D and advanced fabrication and characterization capabilities for researchers while collaborating with global industry

The Nanotechnology Center of Tel Aviv University is one of the largest research infrastructures in the country, with over 120 nanotechnology researchers and teams. The new Roman Abramovich building, which is expected to open in 2023, will allow us to expand even more on these capabilities. (TheMarker, Feb. 2022)

Automated Delivery of Microfabricated Targets for Intense Laser Irradiation Experiments

Intense laser radiation experiments of submicrometer scale targets are currently performed at slow shot rates. Our protocol solved this challenge by placing these targets quickly at the focus of the laser in an automated manner. 
Yonatan Gershuni, Michal Elkind, Dolev Roitman, Itamar Cohen, Aviad Tsabary, Deep Sarkar, Ishay Pomerantz. (January 28th, 2021, Jove.com)

Breakthrough: The World’s Thinnest Technology - Only Two Atoms Thick

A scientific breakthrough: Researchers from Tel Aviv University have engineered the world’s tiniest technology, with a thickness of only two atoms (scitechdaily.com, July 4, 2021)

Evening Edition: New Study Tries To Return Feeling To Damaged Nerves

FOX’s Trey Yingst speaks with Dr. Ben Maoz, Biomedical Engineer at Tel Aviv University and the Maoz Laboratory, about this new technology giving hope to those that have lost limbs or feeling from an injury (FOX NEWS RADIO July 14, 2021)

Israeli team aims to restore sense of touch to those with nerve damage

The device is made out of biocompatible materials that are safe for the human body and should be able to be implanted anywhere once clinical trials are complete (The Jerusalem Post, July 12, 2021)

Innovative New Nanotechnology Will Enable “Healthy” Electric Current Production Inside the Human Body

The study was led by Prof. Ehud Gazit of the Shmunis School of Biomedicine and Cancer Research at the Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Fleischman Faculty of Engineering, and the Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, along with his lab team, Dr. Santu Bera and Dr. Wei Ji (scitechdaily.com, July 12, 2021)

Prof. Dan Peer’s team (TAU Nano Center) have demonstrated that the CRISPR/Cas9 system is very effective in treating metastatic cancers

Using the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020 winning method, of genome editingCRISPR/Cas9, a research team atTel Aviv University  has developed a breakthrough treatment to eliminate cancer cells.The treatment has no side effects andmay increase life expectancy in brain and ovarian cancer patients. (News Patrolling, 17.12.2020)

Prof. Karen Avraham team of TAU Nano Center develop new gene therapy for deafness

A new study from TAU presents an innovative treatment for deafness, based on the delivery of genetic material into the cells of the inner ear. The genetic material "replaces" the genetic defect and enables the cells to continue functioning normally. (Yahoo Style, 25.12.2020)

Israeli Researchers Rank Top in the Scientific World

TAU Nano researchers were ranked among the world’s top 50 in their disciplines (BREITBART, 27.12.2020)

LED bulbs to kill coronavirus

Researchers from TAU have proven that the coronavirus can be killed efficiently, quickly, and cheaply using ultraviolet (UV) light-emitting diodes (UV-LEDs) (The Sunday Stundars, 28.12.2020)

Israeli-made nanosatellite released into Earth orbit

Innovative Nano Material will make it possible to make a clean production of hydrogen fuel

Nano Material developed by Prof. Lihi Abramovich of  the Nano Center and Prof. Yiftach Yaacobi of Life Sciences Faculty (both at Tel Aviv University) will make it possible to make a clean production of hydrogen fuel (Ynet, 21.4.2021)

Golden Vaterite as a Mesoscopic Metamaterial for Biophotonic Applications

TAU Nano researchers, Dr. Roman Noskov and Prof. Pavel Ginzburg have developed a state-of-the-art technology that manages to transform a nanoparticle of transparent chalk into a glittering artificial gold. That is to make the transparent particle shiny and visible despite its small dimensions. The new development could serve as the basis for innovative cancer imaging agents and drugs (Ynet, 27.2.2021)

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