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The Israeli BDS website

The Israeli BDS website

Weizmann Institute unveils its Building Dialog through Science (BDS) website highlighting the dangers the BDS movement poses to science.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/04/2017 10:18
Israeli scientists crack code of the brain's inner compass

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, 12/01/2017 21:00
Israeli scientists discover why diets fail - and a solution

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, 24/11/2016 18:30
Mice need friends too, study finds

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, 19/07/2016 11:39
Israeli device to take off for Jupiter

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, 11/01/2016 20:05
Israeli researchers discover why diets don't work

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, 20/11/2015 07:46
Israeli Universities Hold First Rowing Race

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, 15/06/2015 13:28
Study: Beef Most Environmentally-Damaging Protein

Study: Beef Most Environmentally-Damaging Protein

Joint study between Yale University, Weizmann Institute reveals the full environmental footprint of beef consumption.AFP, 21/07/2014 22:11
Nobel Winner: Weizmann Wouldn't Give Me Tenure

Nobel Winner: Weizmann 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, 09/10/2013 21:04
 Breakthrough Reveals How Leukemia Cells Multiply

Breakthrough Reveals How Leukemia Cells Multiply

Weizmann Institute researchers discover that a “standoff” between mutated gene, healthy counterpart, keeps cancer cells alive.Arutz Sheva, 29/09/2013 16:22
12,000-Year-Old Find Reveals Ancient Burial Rites

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

Scientists: flowers may have been meant to ensure a pleasant passage from the world of the living.Arutz Sheva, 10/07/2013 13:28
Israeli Scientists Say Sleep Learning is Possible

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, 27/08/2012 03:16
Sci-Fi Comes Alive in New 'Temporal' Microscope

Sci-Fi Comes Alive in New 'Temporal' 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, 25/07/2012 16:57
Israeli Scientists Try to Create 'Green' Car Fuel

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, 10/06/2012 15:17
Juvenile Diabetes Drug Passes One Phase III

Juvenile Diabetes Drug Passes One Phase III

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, 23/11/2011 11:33
New Role for 'Hormone of Love'

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, 02/11/2011 22:42
Israelis Study Autism

Israelis Study Autism

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, 29/07/2011 04:14
Study: Pressure and Memory

Study: Pressure and Memory

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, 01/07/2011 11:12
Anti-Stress Proteins Discovered

Anti-Stress Proteins Discovered

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, 12/05/2011 17:28
Scientists Find Obesity Protein

Scientists Find Obesity Protein

Scientists at the Weizmann Institute have discovered a protein in the brain that contributes to obesity.Hana Levi Julian, MSW, LCSW-R, 05/05/2011 20:01
Strawberry Genomes Forever

Strawberry Genomes Forever

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, 27/12/2010 19:03
Cell's Shipping & Packing Dept.

Cell's Shipping & 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 13:19
Science, Coffee and Beer

Science, Coffee and Beer

What do science, espresso, and beer have to do with each other? Weizmann scientists and students have news for you.Eli Stutz, 04/08/2010 16:05
Israeli Research Gets Top Marks

Israeli Research Gets Top Marks

A magazine for science researchers has named two Israeli universities among the top ten best workplaces for scientific researchers in the world.Malkah Fleisher, 30/06/2010 07:13
Scientists Find New Supernova

Scientists Find New Supernova

Israeli scientists team up with colleagues worldwide, discover a third type of supernova.Maayana Miskin, 20/05/2010 21:14
Israel to Study Brain with Japan

Israel to Study Brain with Japan

For the first time, top Israeli scientists will partner with Japanese scientists to conduct brain and stem cell research.Malkah Fleisher, 28/12/2009 23:16