WEIZMANN AUSTRALIA

Representing the Weizmann Institute of Science


more about us

Recent news posts

view all +

9 January 2021 | Weizmann in Israel

A Brain Mechanism underlying ‘Vision’ in the blind revealed

Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science have observed slow spontaneous fluctuations in the brain’s visual centres preceding visual hallucinations in blind people. Some people lose their eyesight, but continue...

read more +

27 December 2020 | Weizmann in Israel

Plastic’s Just Blowing in the Wind

As the plastic in our oceans breaks up into smaller and smaller bits without breaking down chemically, the resulting microplastics are becoming a serious ecological problem. Now, a new study...

read more +

20 December 2020 | Weizmann in Australia

How Cancers Hurt Themselves to Hurt Immune Cells More

A study of melanoma cells explains a puzzling response they exhibit to ward off T cell attacks.  Cancers like melanoma are hard to treat, not least because they have a...

read more +

12 December 2020 | Videos, Weizmann in Israel

The Mass of Human-Made Materials Now Equals the Planet’s Biomass

A new study at the Weizmann Institute of Science shows that we are doubling the mass of the human-made ‘anthropogenic’ part of the world every twenty years and the curve...

read more +

21 November 2020 | Weizmann in Israel

A New Look at the Social Brain

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”  Marcel Proust, Remembrance of Things Past, vol. 5 Communication with others – verbal and...

read more +