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Viral Infection in Pregnancy Linked to Autism and Schizophrenia Risk

New research in mice from the Weizmann Institute of Science may help explain how viral infection in pregnancy raises the risk of autism and schizophrenia in the child. Recently published…

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Cold, Excited Molecules Change Shape

The motion of an object after being hit depends to a large extent on its shape: A round ball will spin very differently from an elongated baton. Spinning molecules also…

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Although new trees are cropping up in many places around the globe in an effort to fight climate change, it has become apparent that not all types of forests are…

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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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