Turning Escher Drawings into Real 3D Models

This video has now gone viral with over 200,000 hits on YouTube since it’s release this August. And I can see why! The researchers at the Technion – Israel’s famous Institute of Technology, have used their own Objet 3D printer to re-create the impossible Escher Drawings as real, tangible 3D models.

Holographs harnessed for bionic eye

Israeli researchers are testing a holographic system designed to artificially stimulate cells in the eye, hoping to create a bionic system for restoring vision.

Rust and sunshine could replace fossil fuels

Using sunlight and ultrathin films of iron oxide, or rust, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology researchers have found a new way to split water molecules into hydrogen and oxygen.

Beating heart muscle created from heart patients' skin

Scientists have for the first time been able to take skin cells from heart patients and turn them into healthy heart muscle cells that can integrate with existing heart tissue.