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Weizmann Scientists Find That the Biggest Source of Food Waste Could Be What We Eat

A new analysis indicates that if the land used to support animal-based diets were instead used for food crops, it would add enough food to feed a further 350 million people – more than the entire population of the U.S.
27-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Unveiling the Depths of Jupiter’s Winds

Part of NASA’s historic Juno mission to Jupiter, the Weizmann Institute's Prof. Yohai Kaspi and colleagues have revealed that the depth of Jupiter’s winds is far greater than expected.
8-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


“Brain on a Chip” Reveals How the Brain Folds

Weizmann Institute scientists bring together physics and biology to create a new model of brain development.
20-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Bacterial Immune Systems Take the Stage

The Weizmann Institute of Science's Prof. Rotem Sorek has conducted a systematic study that uncovered multiple new and unusual bacterial immune defense mechanisms which could pave the way toward new biotech tools
26-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Making Larvae Count

The larvae of the fish that live in coral reefs look alike, making it difficult for marine biologists to study reef populations. Now, Weizmann's Prof. Rotem Sorek found a way to “barcode” 80% of fish species known to visit the reefs in a Red Sea...
18-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Uncovering Varied Pathways to Agriculture

Weizmann Institute and colleagues at the University of Copenhagen identify new dates for a 15,000-year-old site in Jordan, challenging some prevailing assumptions about the beginnings of permanent settlements
6-Dec-2017 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Autism and the Smell of Fear

The Weizmann Institute's Prof. Noam Sobel has found that persons with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and neurotypical persons reacted differently to the "smell of fear" and "calm sweat" - in fact, they reacted in opposite ways.
27-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Using Spare Parts Might “Jump-Start” Protein Design

Weizmann Institute scientists find that including “non-ideal” components in the design may be key to functional artificial proteins
26-Sep-2017 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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