Advancing Technology

April 25, 2022

Designing Proteins Just Got a Lot Easier

Studies at the Weizmann Institute of science is shows that AI is providing researchers the means to design biomolecules with a huge range of valuable functions – from medicine to...

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March 23, 2022

Israel Joins the Quantum Computing Club

Building a working quantum computer is such a daunting venture that many believe it is only for tech giants and superpowers, something on a scale beyond Israel’s reach. However, Professor...

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September 10, 2021

Rediscovering the Nucleus

A novel imaging method reveals a surprising arrangement of DNA in the cell’s nucleus as reported by the Weizmann Institute of Science. If you open a biology textbook and run...

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May 30, 2021

Right Off the Bat: Navigation in Extra-Large Spaces

New research at the Weizmann Institute of Science has found that bats navigating in an innovative extra-large experimental setup reveals an unknown neuronal code. The brain is often likened to...

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February 28, 2021

Weizmann Institute of Science and MBZUAI establish joint AI Program

Following on from the memorandum of understanding signed by the Weizmann Institute of Science and the UAE’s Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) in September 2020, the two...

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November 15, 2020

Digital Aromas on the Horizon

Fragrances – promising mystery, intrigue and forbidden thrills – are blended by master perfumers, their recipes kept secret. In a new study on the sense of smell, Weizmann Institute of...

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January 11, 2020

Garvan-Weizmann Showcase

In 2016 the Garvan-Weizmann partnership was formalised during an Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce NSW mission to Israel, led by the NSW Premier of the time, Mr Mike Baird.  A memorandum...

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December 11, 2019

Electrons Imaged ‘Flowing’ Like Water for the First Time

Electrons are often described as ‘flowing’ through materials, but in fact they do not move like a fluid. However this hydrodynamic electron flow had been predicted and now with the...

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December 4, 2019

Weizmann-Garvan symposium and partnership

The Garvan-Weizmann Centre for Cellular Genomics was celebrated at the Annual General Meeting of the International Board on November 13 in the presence of many Australian friends and scientists. Jillian...

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September 17, 2019

Weizmann VIPs visit Australia for Anniversary Celebrations

To celebrate the second anniversary of the Garvan-Weizmann Partnership, the Weizmann Institute of Science’s Vice President Elect, Professor Reich Ziv, and Head of Weizmann’s Crown Institute for Genomics, Dr Keren-ShaulHadas, came...

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July 7, 2019

Nanotubes’ as Superconductors and Solar Cells

One of the world’s smallest solar cells might be a nanotube – not the kind made of carbon, but one composed of an inorganic compound rolled around itself like a...

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September 5, 2018

Opening the ‘Quantum Gates’ for Future Computing

The quantum computers of the future will be able to perform computations today’s computers cannot. These may likely include the ability to crack the encryption that is currently used for...

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August 31, 2018

An Interview with the Head of the Garvan-Weizmann Centre

One year ago, the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, and the Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, came together to form the Garvan-Weizmann Partnership, with a cornerstone physical centre in Darlinghurst,...

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July 29, 2018

Weizmann-Garvan Partnership Gets $1M Boost

As reported recently in Australian Jewish News by Shane Desianik The potential to uncover cures and personalised treatments for cancer through advancements in genomic medicine was significantly boosted earlier this...

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April 18, 2018

A Rulebook for Living Cells

New research from the Weizmann Institute of Science and recently published in Nature Communications has delved into the process by which small sequences of RNA – microRNAs – regulate the long...

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March 30, 2018

Weizmann Partner – Garvan – has new leader appointed

The Weizmann Institute of Science’s key Australian partner – The Garvan Institute of Medical Research – has appointed leading immunology scientist, Professor Chris Goodnow FAA FRS, as its next Executive...

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August 4, 2017

Two great research institutes join forces – Garvan-Weizmann Centre for Cellular Genomics officially opened

The Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Sydney, and Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, have now officially opened the Garvan-Weizmann Centre for Cellular Genomics – where the genetic makeup of...

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May 15, 2017

MalaCards and GeneHancer Open New Directions in Medical Research

Weizmann Institute scientists have developed two new databases aimed at advancing personalised medicine. These databases, which combine biological and biomedical information with the use of computational technologies, were created by...

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March 6, 2017

The Garvan-Weizmann Partnership

It started with a couple of scientists working halfway around the world from each other. Professor Peter Croucher at the Garvan Institute was working to understand why, even after a...

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January 13, 2017

Bats Remember Directions

Navigating to a destination, whether you are a human or a bat, requires a complex set of calculations and interactions among brain cells. Weizmann Institute of Science researchers working with...

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