Israeli scientists crack code of the brain's inner compass

Researchers at Weizmann Institute discover brain cells responsible for sense of direction and navigation in bats - and possibly humans.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2017, 9:00 PM

Israeli scientists discover why diets fail - and a solution

Weizmann Institute researchers investigated the phenomenon of post-diet weight gain, the"yo-yo effect" and discovered a possible cure.Yoel Domb, 11/24/2016, 6:30 PM

Mice need friends too, study finds

New research on mice from the Weizmann Institute in Rehovot indicates that stressful situations affect social relationshipsArutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2016, 11:39 AM

Israeli device to take off for Jupiter

Weizmann Institute scientists plan to take part in international research launch to giant planet in 2022.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/11/2016, 8:05 PM

Israeli researchers discover why diets don't work

Research in Israel shows effects of foods can be radically different from person to person, proving importance of microbiome.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2015, 7:46 AM

Move Over England: Israeli Universities Hold First Rowing Race

Cambridge and Oxford may have a celebrated history of rowing, but now Tel Aviv University and Weizmann add their names to the pantheon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2015, 1:28 PM

Study: Beef Most Environmentally-Damaging Protein

Joint study between Yale University, Weizmann Institute reveals the full environmental footprint of beef consumption.AFP, 7/21/2014, 10:11 PM

Nobel Winner: Weizmann Institute Wouldn't Give Me Tenure

One of the winner's of this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry said he left Israel because he couldn't get tenure at the Weizmann InstituteDavid Lev, 10/9/2013, 9:04 PM

Scientific Breakthrough Reveals How Leukemia Cells Multiply

Weizmann Institute researchers discover that a “standoff” between mutated gene, healthy counterpart, keeps cancer cells alive.Arutz Sheva, 9/29/2013, 4:22 PM

12,000-Year-Old Discovery Reveals Ancient Burial Rites

Scientists: flowers may have been meant to ensure a pleasant passage from the world of the living.Arutz Sheva, 7/10/2013, 1:28 PM

Israeli Scientists Say Sleep Learning is Possible

A new study by Weizmann Institute scientists has proven it's possible to learn in your sleep.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 8/27/2012, 3:16 AM

Sci-Fi Comes Alive in New 'Temporal Focusing' Microscope

A “science-fiction-come-true” microscope has been invented at the Weizmann Institute, one that uses time and space to look at the brain.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 7/25/2012, 4:57 PM

Israeli Scientists Try to Create 'Green' Car Fuel

Israeli scientists are working on creating “green” fuel for cars from greenhouse gas emissions.Chana Ya'ar, 6/10/2012, 3:17 PM

Juvenile Diabetes Drug Passes One Phase III Clinical Trial

A new treatment for Type I (juvenile) diabetes has succeeded in one Phase III clinical trial. Recruitment has started for a second trial.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 11/23/2011, 11:33 AM

Israeli Scientists Find New Role for 'Hormone of Love'

Weizmann Institute researchers have discovered a new role for oxytocin, the "hormone of love."Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 11/2/2011, 10:42 PM

Israeli Research Could Lead to Breakthrough in Autism Diagnosis

Scientists at Israel's Weizmann Institute find a method that could lead to the development of tools for early diagnosis of Autism in childreElad Benari, 7/29/2011, 4:14 AM

Israeli Scientists Connect Social Pressure and False Memories

New research at the Israeli Weizmann Institute finds that a bit of social pressure may be all that is needed to falsify memory.Elad Benari, 7/1/2011, 11:12 AM

Israeli Scientists Discover Anti-Stress Proteins

Scientists have discovered that people who have a hard time turning off the stress response may be missing a special protein. Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 5/12/2011, 5:28 PM

Israeli Scientists Discover Obesity Protein

Scientists at the Weizmann Institute have discovered a protein in the brain that contributes to obesity.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 5/5/2011, 8:01 PM

Strawberry Genomes Forever at Weizmann Institute

An international team including Weizmann researchers has produced the full genome of a wild strawberry plant, paving the way for tastier berries.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/27/2010, 7:03 PM

Israeli Researcher Studies Cell’s ‘Shipping and Packing Dept.’

A Weizmann Institute scientist is studying part of the human biological quality control system she calls “the cell’s shipping and packing dept.” Chana Ya'ar, 12/12/2010, 1:19 PM

Weizmann Scientists Bring Breakthoughs to Cafes, Pubs

What do science, espresso, and beer have to do with each other? Weizmann scientists and students have news for you.Eli Stutz, 8/4/2010, 4:05 PM

US Journal: Israel One of World's Top Spots for Science Research

A magazine for science researchers has named two Israeli universities among the top ten best workplaces for scientific researchers in the world.Malkah Fleisher, 6/30/2010, 7:13 AM

Scientists Discover a New Type of Supernova

Israeli scientists team up with colleagues worldwide, discover a third type of supernova.Maayana Miskin, 5/20/2010, 9:14 PM

Israel, Japan Unite For First Time to Study Brain, Stem Cells

For the first time, top Israeli scientists will partner with Japanese scientists to conduct brain and stem cell research.Malkah Fleisher, 12/28/2009, 11:16 PM