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February 15, 2024

There’s a New Hypothesis on Your Hypophysis

A new Weizmann Institute of Science study challenges an old dogma regarding the pituitary gland’s embryonic origins and may lead to new insights into growth hormone deficiency and other pituitary...

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May 27, 2022

Settled at Birth: Blood Vessels Remember Their Origins

Our family origins tend to shape our future in many ways. A Weizmann Institute of Science study, published in Nature, found that the same holds true for blood vessels. The...

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July 15, 2020

What the Fish Heart Knows

When the heart recovers from injury, the blood flowing through its vessels is essential. But lymph – the colourless fluid that circulates in a parallel network – and the lymphatic...

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March 8, 2017

Fish Research Reveals a Genetic Basis to Social Behaviour

Small aquarium fish that fail to swim toward schools of fish on the side of their tanks are yielding clues to human conduct. New research in the laboratory of Professor...

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