Latest Weizmann News

8 October 2019 | Weizmann in Israel

Ebola Antibodies at work – a major vaccine study

A Weizmann Institute of Science laboratory has joined forces with a research team in Cologne, Germany, to uncover details of the immune system’s molecular response following vaccination against Ebola. Their...

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17 September 2019 | Garvan-Weizmann Partnership

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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16 September 2019 | Weizmann in Israel

Cancer Protocols: A New Approach to Predicting Treatment Outcomes

New Weizmann Institute of Science research shows heterogeneity in melanoma tumours prevents effective immune responses. Diversity – at least among cancer cells – is not a good thing. Weizmann research...

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12 September 2019 | Weizmann in Israel

How Hot Was the Ocean?

Isotopes in iron oxides laid down two billion years ago hold clues to the conditions in which they were created – and they were not boiling – according to Weizmann...

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26 August 2019 | Garvan-Weizmann Partnership, Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel

2019 Science Summer School Scholars share their Weizmann experience

In July 2019 three lucky high school science graduates attended the month long, annual Weizmann Institute of Science’s International Summer Science Institute (ISSI) in Israel. These were Caleb McKenna (University...

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16 August 2019 | Weizmann in Israel

Firework memories

Weizmann Institute Scientists have uncovered a neuronal mechanism central to human free recall with the findings recently published in Science. Extra-terrestrial scientists landing in a football stadium would be struck...

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12 August 2019 | Weizmann in Israel

Next-Gen Israeli Satellite to Seek out Cosmic Explosions and Black Holes

The Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS) and the Israel Space Agency (ISA) of the Ministry of Science and Technology are heading an international project to further study the universe. Weighing...

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24 July 2019 | Weizmann in Israel

First Impressions Go a Long Way in the Immune System

First impressions are important – they can set the stage for the entire course of a relationship. The same is true for the impressions the cells of our immune system...

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24 July 2019 | Weizmann in Israel

Gut Microbes May Affect Key Motor Neuron Disease

Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science have shown in mice that intestinal microbes, collectively termed the gut microbiome, may affect the course of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known...

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7 July 2019 | Weizmann in Israel

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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5 July 2019 | Weizmann in Israel

Music style analysis could assist therapists

The inexpressible depth of music, so easy to understand and yet so inexplicable, is due to the fact that it reproduces all the emotions of our innermost being, but entirely...

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28 June 2019 | Weizmann in Israel

Weizmann in top three Nature ranked institutes globally

“Size is not everything,” proclaimed the recent Nature press release, “some smaller institutes are punching above their weight”. This statement arises from a new ranking conducted within the framework of the Nature...

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14 June 2019 | Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel

Meet the Australian science scholars!

Recently we announced that three lucky young people had won the Weizmann Australia scholarship to attend the 2019 Weizmann Institute of Science’s Dr Bessie F. Lawrence International Summer Science Institute (ISSI) in...

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8 June 2019 | Weizmann in Israel

Weizmann Institute of Science Ranked in Top 25  

The Weizmann Institute of Science has been ranked among the top 25 research institutes/universities in the world in two main categories by U-Multirank, 2019. This organization named the Institute a...

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26 May 2019 | Garvan-Weizmann Partnership, Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel

2019 Weizmann summer school scholarship winners

This year, there are three Australian high school graduate winners of the Weizmann Australia scholarship now destined to attend the 2019 Weizmann Institute of Science’s Dr Bessie F. Lawrence International...

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22 May 2019 | Weizmann in Israel

The ‘Hippo Pathway’ Keeps Cancer at Bay

A cancer research project conducted recently at the Weizmann Institute of Science evokes an unusual image: hippos. The research is not about the weighty, mud-basking mammals, but about the ‘Hippo...

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4 May 2019 | Weizmann in Israel

TOOKAD® Gains European Approval for Prostate Cancer

In collaboration with scientists at the Weizmann Institute of Science, privately owned company Steba Biotech conducted extensive research and development on the prostate cancer drug TOOKAD®, which has now received...

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30 March 2019 | Weizmann in Israel, Weizmann in the News

Breathe in before Answering: Cognitive Function Tied to Inhalation

A shot of espresso, a piece of chocolate or a headstand – all of these have been recommended before taking a big test. The best advice, however, could be to...

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30 March 2019 | Weizmann in Israel

Same Microbe, Different Effect

New collaborative research from the Weizmann Institute of Science has asked a different question about the bacteria in our microbiomes, and the answers, recently published in Nature, could help target...

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24 March 2019 | Weizmann in Israel

South Korea Invests in Weizmann Institute of Science Biomed

Two South Korean concerns have committed to investing $12 million in spin-out companies incorporated by Yeda Research and Development Co. Ltd., the technology transfer arm of the Weizmann Institute of...

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