Weizmann Institute of Science

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Chemistry - Feb 13, 2017
Chemistry
Water is made of oxygen and hydrogen, and splitting water molecules to produce hydrogen for fuel is a promising path for alternative energy. One of the main obstacles to making hydrogen production a reality is that current methods of water splitting result in hydrogen peroxide also being formed: This affects both the efficiency of the reaction and the stability of the production process.
Life Sciences - Feb 13, 2017
Life Sciences

If you get up in the morning feeling energetic and clearheaded, you can thank your liver for manufacturing glucose before breakfast time.

Earth Sciences - Jan 26, 2017
Earth Sciences

Though they may seem rock solid, the ancient sedimentary rocks called iron formations - the world's chief economic source of iron ore - were once dissolved in seawater.

Life Sciences - Jan 26, 2017
Life Sciences

Despite decades of malaria research, the disease still afflicts hundreds of millions and kills around half a million people each year - most of them children in tropical regions.

Life Sciences - Jan 12, 2017
Life Sciences

Embargoed until 14:00 EST, 21:00 Jerusalem time, Thurs. Jan. 12

Astronomy - Dec 15, 2016
Astronomy

When astronomers and astrophysicists observe flashes of light in the dark sky, they assume they have seen a supernova.

Life Sciences - Feb 13, 2017
Life Sciences

In addition to the classic stress response in our bodies - an acute reaction that gradually abates when the threat passes - our bodies appear to have a separate mechanism that deals only with chronic stress.

Life Sciences - Jan 26, 2017
Life Sciences

One of the mysteries of the living body is the movement of cells - not just in the blood, but through cellular and other barriers.

Life Sciences - Jan 18, 2017
Life Sciences

Viruses may be stealthy invaders, but a study at the Weizmann Institute of Science reveals a new, chatty side of some: For the first time, viruses have been found communicating with one another.

Astronomy - Jan 9, 2017
Astronomy

1600 London time / 1100 US Eastern Time on 09 January 2017/ 1800 Jerusalem time




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