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If you asked yourself why we only inherit the mitochondria from the mother, the answer is - the egg is the one that destroys the father's mitochondria very shortly after fertilization
Researchers discovered that in mice lacking a protein that is responsible for muscle contraction, fusion developed between the vertebrae of the spine, which may lead to scoliosis and other orthopedic diseases
Weizmann Institute of Science scientists have discovered a new cellular mechanism for identifying proteins whose 3D structure has been unraveled, thereby revealing a targeted target for cancer treatment
Prof. Rani Bodnik from the Department of Particle Physics and Astrophysics at the Weizmann Institute of Science is a partner in this research, and among other things built the control and calibration systems and took part in the data analysis
"For their pioneering contributions to mathematical cryptography, combinatorics and the theory of computer science."
Dr. Tali Dekel is at the forefront of generative AI research and a partner in the development of Lumiere - Google's video generator. "We want to know if machines can allow us to see the world better,"
Researchers from the Weizmann Institute found that the biological processes associated with aging, it turns out, also do the opposite and help the regeneration of heart tissue * The study emphasizes the need to be careful when using drugs that aim to get rid
Weizmann Institute of Science scientists have discovered a protein that regulates pain sensitivity throughout life
Researchers from Ariel University, the Antiquities Authority, the University of Exeter in England, and the Weizmann Institute conducted a series of scientific tests on ancient tefillin houses from the Judean Desert, and discovered that - contrary to the accepted law, according to which the houses must be painted
Prof. Ada Yonat from the Weizmann Institute of Science, winner of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, received an honorary doctorate "in recognition of her pioneering contribution to the research of the ribosome - the universal complex for translating genetic information into proteins
Researchers from the University of Michigan and the Weizmann Institute of Science have for the first time developed a central nervous system on a chip that faithfully simulates that of the human fetus - from the end of the spinal cord to the forebrain
Weizmann Institute of Science scientists made bacterial cells mimic processes characteristic of multicellular organisms, and discovered a possible defense mechanism against cancer
The Wolf Foundation in cooperation with the Israeli research universities selected the team of promising researchers of the Israeli Academy for 2024
An artificial intelligence model sheds light on the specialization pathway of muscle cells and reveals an important control node along the way
Scientists of the Weizmann Institute of Science have discovered a new species of Schmer that is able to push the legs of other species that may be dangerous to health; The scientists named the new species after Dr. Chaim Weizman
on the cellular division plan
A new site that serves as the first knowledge base of its kind in Hebrew in the field of rare genetic diseases in Israel - was launched on the occasion of the International Day for Rare Diseases, which is noted on a date that returns only once every four years - February 29.
Collaboration between Israeli researchers, Chinese students and artificial intelligence reveals new wrinkles between the folds of orphan proteins and updates chapters in the theory of evolution
The institute's scientists developed a method that allows real-time monitoring of the development of embryos at the beginning of their journey and applied it for the first time to rabbits. The comparison they made between embryonic development in rabbits and mice gave rise to answers to fascinating questions about
An algorithm developed by the institute's scientists heralds a leap forward in the field of humanizing antibodies and may enable the rapid, efficient and cheaper development of new drugs. The key: stability
Weizmann Institute of Science scientists have developed a new approach to immunotherapy based on communication between the cells of the immune system
The growth of wheat has become an Israeli symbol of hope and renewal after a disaster. So are Prof. Avraham Levy's field experiments in the Gaza Envelope, which continue a glorious Israeli legacy of studying the evolution and genetics of the grain
Drug safety tests often focus on "physiological safety", meaning their possible effect on patients. Weizmann Institute of Science scientists propose a new type of test: evolutionary safety
Scientists at the Weizmann Institute of Science discovered that tears activate human olfactory receptors, even though they are odorless, affecting the brain activity associated with aggression - and leading to more peaceful and less vengeful behavior
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