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20 February 2019 | Weizmann in Australia

Dancing all the way to her Doctorate

Scientists are not generally required to display prowess in modern dance, but Dr Roni Zohar of the Weizmann Institute of Science’s Science Teaching Department recently showed her moves in an...

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12 February 2019 | Weizmann in Israel

Israel’s First Moon Mission Will Conduct Scientific Measurements

After an enterprise lasting nearly a decade, the Israeli unmanned moon mission ‘Beresheet’ (Genesis) will soon take off from Earth, bound for the Moon’s rocky surface, principally to measure its...

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6 February 2019 | Weizmann in Israel

RNA ‘Specialists’ Activate Nerve Regeneration

Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science have identified a genetic ‘switch’ that is only active when nerves are injured – recently reported in Molecular Cell. Genes that encode proteins...

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2 February 2019 | Weizmann in Israel

Potential new drug molecule identified

Weizmann scientists have found that a unique method for identifying bioactive chemical compounds produces a potential new drug molecule. Our cells receive more messages than a teenager’s phone and, just...

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1 February 2019 | Weizmann in Israel, Weizmann in the News

Washing Machine Brains – Advanced yet Vulnerable

The Weizmann Institute of Science’s Professor Rony Paz suggests our brains are like modern washing machines – evolved to have the latest sophisticated programming, but more vulnerable to breakdown and prone...

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