The Weizmann Institute's Prof. Oded Aharonson found that ancient ice holds magnetic particles. The finding could shed greater light on the Earth’s magnetic field reversals, supplement magnetic field data from rocks and sediment, and identify field...
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How did the earliest proteins arise, given that the amino acids needed to make them are themselves produced by other proteins – enzymes? The Weizmann Institute's Prof. Dan Tawfik and colleagues recreated primordial proteins to find the answer.
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Weizmann Institute scientists and colleagues - including at the Max Planck Institute for Psychiatry - studied mice in a semi-natural setting and found that the hormone oxytocin can amplify aggression as well as friendliness.
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Weizmann Institute scientists show that bacteria live inside all cancer cells, from brain to breast to bone, and that each type of cancer has its own type of bacteria. Understanding this relationship could help predict treatment effectiveness or...
2-Jun-2020 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites
A new Weizmann Institute model of autoimmune disease may solve some major outstanding riddles, including what causes T cells to attack and why only certain organs get the diseases
19-May-2020 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Two Weizmann Institute scientists are on a team selected as a finalist for a mission to Triton, Neptune’s largest moon. The duo designed a super-accurate clock that will help them study Triton’s atmosphere - and even search for life. The...
14-May-2020 3:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Weizmann Institute Scientists Develop “Sniff Test” That Predicts Recovery of Consciousness in Brain-Injured Patients
In another example of the power of the sense of smell, Prof. Noam Sobel, Dr. Anat Arzi, and colleagues have developed a “sniff test” that can help diagnose degree of brain injury in patients in a vegetative state. The test also predicted –...
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The Weizmann Institute's Prof. Roy Bar-Ziv has demonstrated the self-synthesis and self-assembly of a ribosomal subunit on the surface of a chip. The breakthrough could lead to novel types of vaccines, including for antibiotic-resistant bacteria, or...
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