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Tale of 2 Campuses

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From the Technion biomedical engineering lab where one of a new elite of scientist-engineers, Dror Seliktar, has found a way to re-grow cartilage, to the sun-drenched research park a few miles away where Microsoft, Google, Intel and Israeli startups hire the cream of Technion graduates, impatience and invention unite. KEY TO ISRAEL'S DEVELOPMENT The nickname "Israel's MIT" understates the Technion's role in building, protecting and advancing this embattled country of scant natural resources that in 60 years has become a regional superpower with a per-capita domestic product rivaling Europe's.\n A specialist in energy-saving construction, Muhaisen marvels at how the yard-thick stone walls of the aged shrines keep interiors cool despite scorching summer heat.

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