Tag archive for ‘MIT’
Jewish Business News Service On Thursday, September 24th, 2020

Israeli MIT Prof. Regina Barzilay Wins $1 Million AI Award

Regina Barzilay MIT Regina Barzilay, an Israeli born scientist, has won the first ever $1 million Squirrel AI Award for Artificial Intelligence for the Benefit of Humanity from the Association for the Advancement More...

JNS On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Two Israelis make MIT’s prestigious ‘35 Innovators Under 35’ list

 Two Israelis made the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s (MIT) prestigious “35 Innovators Under 35” list for 2015, which was published Monday. Cigall Kadoch, 30, holds a doctorate from Stanford More...

Niva Goldberg On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

WATCH: MIT professor Neri Oxman’s team developed amazing New 3-D Printer Uses Molten Glass

  The team in Mediated Matter lead by MIT professor Neri Oxman has developed a system called G3DP, which they say is the world’s first fully functional material extrusion method for 3D printing optically More...

Niva Goldberg On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Israeli desalination firm named one of world’s smartest companies

The Israeli company IDE Technologies, which operates a giant Sorek seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant, has been named by the MIT Technology Review as one of the world’s 50 smartest companies More...

Stephan Rudykh

Technion Develps Scale Armor that’s Flexible, Strong, and Stops Meteorites

Bulletproof uniforms and space suits impervious to micro-meteorites are two of the potential applications for new materials developed at the Technion Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, states an article in More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Nanomedicine: Can cancer tumor control the release of therapeutics?

  The prestigious journal Nature Communications reveals that silicon nanomaterials for localized delivery chemotherapeutics behaves differently in cancerous tumors in comparison to healthy tissues. The More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, January 19th, 2015

Algorithms Evaluate Probability of Success, Suggest Low Risk Alternatives

Imagine that you could tell your phone that you want to drive from your house in Boston to a hotel in upstate New York, that you want to stop for lunch at an Applebee’s at about 12:30, and that More...

Vered Weiss On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Neri Oxman Produces Wearable Skins For Space Travel

MIT professor Neri Oxman has joined a team that is designing clothing to enable humans to live on other planets. The old fashioned space suit with only oxygen and waste disposal is passe. The thing of the future More...

Eli Horn On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Reid Hoffman’s Startup to Give Bitcoin Technological Shot in the Arm

LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman announced an unusual new investment late last month. He and other Silicon Valley luminaries, including Sun Microsystems founder Vinod Khosla, sunk $21 million into a company More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, December 12th, 2014

Study supports the theory that men are idiots

– Sex differences in risk seeking behaviour, emergency hospital admissions, and mortality are well documented. Males are more likely to be admitted to an emergency department after accidential injuries, More...

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