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Total mass of man-made objects soon to overreach total biomass

"For each person on the globe, anthropogenic mass equal to more than his or her body weight is produced every week."


Mass of man-made materials now equals to biomass on Earth

For every person alive today, an amount of anthropogenic mass greater than their body weight is made on average every single week.


Weizmann Institute study cracks code on codifying odors

Researchers say that this might eventually lead to the ability to add scents to photographs or give computers the ability to "smell."

The Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot.

Weizmann ranked eighth worldwide for research quality

The institute is one of only two institutions outside of the US that made it into the top ten.

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Israeli scientists find factor in preventing viral infections in bacteria

The new discovery finds an important factor in the defense system of the bacteria against viral infections.

German doctors perform liver surgery in Hamburg

Research finds new causes, possible treatments for acute liver failure

Acute liver failure progresses rapidly and leads to death in 80% of cases when an emergency transplant is not performed.

Israeli study finds ancient hominins used fire to make tools

The findings from the cave have been dated to between 420,000 and 200,000 years ago, or the Lower Paleolithic period.

Enzymes in bacteria could help fight coronavirus - Weizmann Institute

In humans virus-fighting enzymes, known as viperins, are released into the bloodstream when the body detects an infection.

UAE AI University, Weizmann Inst. sign MoU to collaborate on AI research

The MoU is the first signed between Israeli and UAE higher education bodies, intending to "advance the development and use of artificial intelligence as a tool for progress."

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