Weizmann Institute of Science


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Beating the Plateau

History & Archeology

Weizmann Institute researchers establish absolute chronology for Kingdom of Judah's Jerusalem.

Life Sciences - May 19

Excellence, Resilience and Diligence: Meet the Weizmann Institute of Science’s Honorary PhD Recipients

Six women and men were honored for their extraordinary contributions to society . A sociologist of education, a geneticist of skin cells, a chess grandmaster, a founder of Israel's pharma industry and a couple who are scientists and philanthropists - these are the six recipients of honorary Doctor of Philosophy degrees from the Weizmann Institute of Science for 2023, bestowed upon them in recognition of their extraordinary contributions to society in different fields.

A Hundred Million Suns: The Most Complete Portrait of a Supernova

Astronomy & Space

Humankind has long turned to the skies in search of answers.

Life Sciences - Feb 26

Toward a Treatment for Huntington’s Disease

Life Sciences

Weizmann Institute scientists have discovered two small molecules that can cross the blood-brain barrier in mice, slowing and even reversing the effects of Huntington's, which is incurable.

Health - Apr 15

Shaping the Role of Future Physician-Scientists

The Weizmann Institute establishes an MD-PhD program in a joint initiative with the Miriam and Aaron Gutwirth Fund.

Health - Mar 18

Fungus vs. Fungus: Newly Identified Yeast Might Prevent Life-Threatening Fungal Infections

The novel yeast works by outcompeting rivals, Weizmann Institute study suggests . Researchers at the Weizmann Institute of Science have identified a yeast that might be used to prevent invasive candidiasis, a major cause of death in hospitalized and immunocompromised patients.



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