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Neural Activity in Bats Measured In Flight

The Weizmann Institute findings, obtained using miniature wireless devices, provide the first detailed information on the brain mechanisms of three-dimensional orientation in mammals Animals navigate and orient themselves to survive...
nanowire illustration by Ernesto Joselvich, Weizmann Institute

Nanowires Get into the Groove

nanowire illustration by Ernesto Joselvich, Weizmann Institute Growing up is not easy, especially for tiny nanowires: With no support or guidance, nanowires become unruly, making it difficult to harness their full potential as effective semiconductors....
Euaresta Aequalis Fruit fly. from wikipedia

Scale Models

Euaresta Aequalis Fruit fly. from wikipedia Weizmann Institute scientists have added a significant piece to the puzzle of scaling – how patterns stay in sync with size as an embryo or organism grows and develops. In a new study appearing in...
Group of genes. credit Weizmann Institute

Eight Hours of Resistance

Group of genes. credit Weizmann Institute Temptations to exceed the speed limit are always plentiful, but only reckless drivers give in to such impulses. Likewise, numerous growth factors always abound in our bodies, but only cancerous cells...
SUPERNOVA AT m51. Credit: Ilan Manulis, Weizmann Institute

New Supernova Shows Signs of Atypical Composition

SUPERNOVA AT m51. Credit: Ilan Manulis, Weizmann Institute An exploding star, in nearby galaxy M51, shows signs of an unusual composition. The material thrown into space in the explosion contains a wide variety of elements — a mix that...