Latest Weizmann News

30 May 2020 | Videos, Weizmann in Israel

Virtually Visit the Weizmann Institute of Science

A new video series from the Weizmann Institute of Science’s Levinson Visitor’s Center is being produced where Weizmann Institute scientists and employees speak of their favorite spots and hidden gems...

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23 May 2020 | Weizmann in Israel

Paying the Price of Protection

Is the wanton killing of cells in autoimmune disease a case of mistaken identity, or does it arise from an important physiological service? The first is the commonly accepted view...

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16 May 2020 | Weizmann in Israel

NASA’s Next Destination? The hope is Neptune as Trident Team reaches Discovery Program Finals

In 2026 a super accurate clock planned by the Weizmann Institute of Science, the Israeli Space Agency (ISA) and an Israeli company, Accubeat – named The Trident Team – could...

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2 May 2020 | Weizmann in Israel

‘Sniff Test’ Predicts Recovery of Consciousness in Brain-Injured Patients  

If an unconscious person responds to smell through a slight change in their nasal airflow pattern – they are likely to regain consciousness. This is the conclusion of a new...

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25 April 2020 | Weizmann in Israel

The Self-Synthesising Ribosome: A cellular factory on a chip

Scientists at the Weizmann Institute of Science have produced a cellular factory-on-a-chip which could be used to design, produce and test drugs against antibiotic resistant bacteria. The ribosome is a...

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15 April 2020 | Weizmann in Australia

Weizmann Coronavirus Response Fund – You Can Help

The Weizmann Institute of Science has set up the Weizmann Coronavirus Response Fund which aims to raise approximately $25 million for the urgent dissemination of support to its scientists working...

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6 April 2020 | Weizmann in Israel

Self-Monitoring Sense of Smell May Help Detect Coronavirus – online tool developed

Weizmann Institute scientists, in collaboration with the Edith Wolfson Medical Center, have developed SmellTracker – an online platform that enables self-monitoring of an individual’s sense of smell – for the...

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1 April 2020 | Weizmann in Israel

Intermittent Lockdown a way to restart the economy

Weizmann Institute scientists have presented  a mathematical model that presents a coronavirus exit strategy and a way to restart the economy after the crisis. Think of dieting. You can fast...

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1 April 2020 | Weizmann in Israel

Coronavirus by the Numbers

Numerical data sometimes reveal facts that are otherwise concealed within the rushing flow of information from an overwhelming number of sources. Professor Ron Milo and research student Yinon Bar-On of the Weizmann...

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26 March 2020 | Videos, Weizmann in Israel

Coronavirus video series

The Weizmann Institute of Medical Research and Weizmann Australia have produced online presntation and information videos, plus others about Weizmann what science they are doing with regard to Coronovirus and...

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24 March 2020 | Weizmann in Israel, Weizmann in the News

Two Steps Ahead of the Coronavirus

A method of predicting the coronavirus spread, pioneered and developed by Weizmann Institute scientists, may enable the authorities to focus efforts on areas where an outbreak is anticipated – and...

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17 March 2020 | Weizmann in Israel

The Weizmann Institute of Science is exploring ways to assist with coronavirus testing

In light of the severe constraints in performing a sufficient amount of coronavirus tests in Israel, the Weizmann Institute of Science decided to contribute significantly to the national mission and...

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7 March 2020 | Weizmann in Israel

Neurons repeat lessons, even when we’re distracted

A diligent student might stay in the classroom during recess to go over the recently learned material instead of playing in the schoolyard. However, new research at the Weizmann Institute...

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2 March 2020 | Weizmann in Israel

Austism and viral infections in pregnancy: are they linked?

A study in mice by the Weizmann Institute of Science suggests how an acute inflammatory immune response in pregnancy may be tied to autism spectrum disorders. Despite extensive research, scientists...

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27 February 2020 | Garvan-Weizmann Partnership, Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR THE 2020 WEIZMANN INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL, ISRAEL

Applications are now open for talented, science-oriented, Australian high school graduates of 2019 to participate in the 2020 International Summer Science Institute (ISSI), at the Weizmann Institute of Science in...

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19 February 2020 | Weizmann in Israel

Predicting Immunotherapy Success

One of the frustrations with anti-cancer therapy is that no one drug fits all: Most work well in some people but have little effect in other patients with the same...

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7 February 2020 | Weizmann in Israel

Marine Biomass: The Life that Stays Small, Lives Fast, Dies Young

A new census at the Weizmann Institute of Science asks why the oceans have so little biomass compared to land, and shows how small marine producers pull their weight. If...

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14 January 2020 | Weizmann in Israel

New Algorithm Predicts Gestational Diabetes

A new computer algorithm can predict during early stages of pregnancy, or even before pregnancy, which women are at a high risk of gestational diabetes, according to a study by...

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13 January 2020 | Garvan-Weizmann Partnership, Weizmann in Australia, Weizmann in Israel

Weizmann brings out its best in Israel – event report

In November 2019, the first Garvan-Weizmann Symposium was held in Israel, coinciding with the Weizmann Institute of Science’s 70th anniversary celebrations plus the 71st meeting of its international board. Weizmann’s...

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11 January 2020 | Garvan-Weizmann Partnership, Weizmann in Australia

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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