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November 2010

Happy Hanukkah from the American Technion Society!

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Pomegranate Juice Helps Dialysis Patients

Pomegranate Juice Helps Dialysis Patients

While latkes and jelly donuts are the traditional foods for the Hanukkah holiday, Technion researchers say drinking pomegranate juice  could help reduce complications from infections, inflammation, and lower cardiovascular risk factors among kidney patients on dialysis. The results could prove to be especially important since cardiovascular-related events and infections are the leading causes of death in dialysis patients.

To learn more about this study, click here


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Realistic 3D Avatars, the Easy Way

Realistic 3D Avatars, the Easy Way

Coming soon to your favorite computer game, Internet forum, or online community: a user-friendly method for creating realistic and undistorted, three-dimensional avatars (graphical representations of computer users) from any digital image.

To learn more, click here


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Prime Minister Awards Prize for Initiatives and Innovation 

Prime Minister Awards Prize for Initiatives and Innovation

In a ceremony held at the Technion, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu awarded the first ever Prime Minister's Prize for Initiatives and Innovation. The prize is designed to encourage initiatives, innovative thinking, imagination and creativity, and to foster changes in the areas of the environment, society, science, technology and others.

To read about the new prize, and this year's winners, click here


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See Innovation, Be Illuminated 

2011 Paris Mission

We invite you to join the more than 80 participants who have already signed up for the "Illumination and Innovation" Mission to Paris and Israel, May 29 - June 10, 2011. You'll experience the wondrous "City of Lights" and the brilliance that is the very essence of the Technion, whose innovations are shaping Israel's future.

To learn more about the "Illumination and Innovation" Mission, click here.

Did you know that there is a Mission Facebook page? Click here to join the conversation.


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Benefits of Giving 

While the end of the year is the traditional season for giving, you can reap the benefits of supporting the Technion all year round. Your tax-deductible gift will help enable Technion scientists to advance research that will greatly improve the quality of life for people around the globe. Technion supporters derive great satisfaction from knowing they are part of this cause that is making a difference for the State of Israel and beyond.

To make your gift today click here

For information on financial and estate-planning needs, as well as your philanthropic goals, contact Mark Hefter, National Director of Planned Giving at 212-407-6313 or mark@ats.org

 

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