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Israeli researchers find a new, natural weapon for fighting cancer

Natural antibodies found in tumors could point the way toward improved immunotherapy, according to a new Weizmann Institute study, a potential cancer breakthrough.

Israel joins the quantum computing club

Weizmann institute push runs parallel to government initiatives.

 Mother with newborn baby in the nursing pillow

Newborn babies’ smell has opposite effects on parents - study

“Because infants can’t communicate verbally with their mothers, they have the possibility of communicating with chemicals,” Prof. Noam Sobel said.

THE EMET PRIZE was envisioned as being the Israeli equivalent of the Nobel and, in fact, most Israel

2022 EMET Prize winners announced

‘Israel’s Nobel Prize’ to be awarded to six people split into three categories: social sciences, life sciences, and the humanities.

Israel's first space telescope developed at Weizmann Institute

Meet ULTRASAT, an innovative space telescope, set to position Israel at the forefront of observational astronomy.

By ETTAY NEVO/DAVIDSON INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE EDUCATION
21/02/2022

How the immune system sets priorities - study

When a person contracts one pathogen shortly after contracting another, innate and adaptive immunity must both go to work simultaneously.

How well do you know evolution? Try Weizmann Institute’s new online quiz

The online multiple-choice quiz features questions on Darwin’s publishings, biological knowledge and information about the Theory of Evolution and its underlying tenets – such as Natural Selection.

Go with your gut: Fetuses’ gut cells could help treat diabetes - Israeli study

Researchers from Weizmann and Yale found that some cells in fetal intestines can produce insulin.

Asian honey bees 'scream' when attacked by hornets

When hornets attack their hives, Asian honey bees produce special warning sounds that sound like screams.

By Dr. Yonat Eshchar/Davidson Institute of Science Education
08/12/2021

Plants, bacteria use TIR receptor to boost immune response - study

The study also elaborates that the new information may help strengthen the defenses of plants in order to prevent billions of dollars in crop losses.

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