Latest Weizmann News

15 November 2019 | Videos, Weizmann in Israel

Measuring Animal Personality – it’s a first!

A new study on mice, recently published in Nature Neuroscience, shows animal research may need to take into account the connection between genes, behaviour and personality. We may refer to...

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10 March 2019 | Videos, Weizmann in Israel

New means to develop oral vaccines come from the gut

Only a few vaccines – for example for polio and rotavirus – can be given orally, most are by injection. Weizmann Institute of Science researchers suggest this could be because...

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20 February 2019 | Videos, Weizmann in Israel

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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19 January 2019 | Videos, Weizmann in Israel, Weizmann in the News

Saturn’s Atmosphere Proves Deep, Its Rings Young

As Cassini – one of the more successful planetary missions, orbiting and returning information on Saturn and its moons – reached its final act, Weizmann Institute of Science researchers took...

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20 February 2018 | Videos, Weizmann in Israel, Weizmann in the News

‘Brain on a Chip’ Reveals How the Brain Folds

Being born with a ‘tabula rasa’ – a clean slate – for the brain is something of a curse. Our brains are already wrinkled like walnuts by the time we...

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12 January 2018 | Videos, Weizmann in Israel, Weizmann in the News

Mapping the social landscape

New Weizmann research in bats and published in Science has identified ‘social place cells’ in the brain that respond to the locations of others in the spatial environment, revealing a sub-population...

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12 June 2017 | Videos, Weizmann in Israel

Cells that rejuvenate the brain

A newly discovered immune cell type by Weizmann scientists may lead to a future treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease manifested by various neuronal pathological processes...

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