Does the brain really operate like some kind of extra-complex computer, with logic gates and circuits made of the synapses that connect one neuron ...
May 30, 2016 8:08 AM
Is this science writer jazzed that ninth-grade girls from a religious girls’ school in Jerusalem won a space/science contest? You bet your sweet so...
Mar 7, 2016 1:51 PM
The whisking of a rat’s whisker is a classic example of “active sensing” – in other words, sensing that involves movement. Prof. Ehud Ahissar studi...
Jan 28, 2016 12:31 PM
Why does infection with bacteria or viruses make you feel sick? Prof. Guy Shakhar and Dr. Keren Shakhar have proposed that your symptoms are not ju...
Jan 7, 2016 9:09 AM
Cells that “spit” out their contents and messenger RNA that is not so swift at delivering its message. Those are two brand new stories on our new a...
Jan 3, 2016 6:05 AM
The Weizmann Wave has been a bit dormant lately for various reasons, including the fact that we have been getting ready to launch our new website (...
Dec 23, 2015 8:28 AM
Metastatic melanoma tumors. Left exhibits low or absent expression of RASA2 and reduced survival, typical of about 35% of patients. The sample on t...
Oct 27, 2015 6:46 AM
Our researchers often appear in the pages of Nature, Science , etc, but here is one we think is worth mentioning: Christoph A. Thaiss, a PhD studen...
Oct 26, 2015 1:01 PM
Ziv Zwighaft Ziv Zwighaft is a research student in the group of the Weizmann Institute’s Dr. Gad Asher . Their new findings reveal some intriguing ...
Oct 12, 2015 6:41 AM
    One day in the future, we may be treating our ailments with microbiotic combinations designed specifically to correct imbalances in our persona...
Sep 1, 2015 4:56 AM