Israel's battle to reverse the brain drain

It is said that there isn't a lab at Harvard or MIT that doesn’t have an Israeli researcher working in it.

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April 29, 2014 19:12
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Dr. Ilana Kolodkin-Gal, an I-CORE recruit at Weizmann, has made major discoveries in two areas of microbiology. (photo credit: TOMER NEUBERG/FLASH 90)

 
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