Microscope image of a yeast cell showing how close mitochondria (blue) are to peroxisomes (red) and the contact sites that hold them together (green)
Weizmann researchers identify new ties between the parts of a cell:...
cell cultures grown at different densities
When helper T cells get together, they plan an immune strategy for the...
Banerjee, Umansky, Oreg, Stern and Heiblum
Could exotic electron states be used in quantum computing?
ants looking for the exit
A simple mathematical model explains how ants overcome obstacles in their...
Ants and circuits
The physics of the attraction between two mirrors in a vacuum may lead to...
spin up, spin down
Sorting out right- and left-handed molecules magnetically could improve...
(l-r) Hisham Mazal, Dr. Inbal Riven, Prof. Gilad Haran, Menahem Pirchi and Yoav Barak
An ultrahigh time-resolution study of biological machinery reveals never-...
Inside the XENON1tT water shield
Weizmann researchers participate in the most sensitive search for dark...
Cross-section of the inner lining of a human gut adjacent to a cancerous tumor
The findings suggest that boosting signals in certain cells and not in...
gigatons of carbon
The study reveals, among other things, our impact on the Earth’s biosphere
biofilm
Weizmann Institute of Science researchers suggest a way to breach...
mouse fetus and placenta
Researchers discover the molecule that “programs” a tendency to develop an...
Proteins involved in the intestinal barrier of the mouse colon (E-cadherein in green)
Bacteria in our guts complete this triangle
Tethered cancer cells
This finding may help solve the puzzle of certain types of aggressive...
Prof. Boris Rybtchinski and group
A simple method of producing conductive nanomaterials may have uses from...
Dr. Ronen Eldan
Unexpected connections may help simplify the math of complex systems
Students from Hakfar Hayrok School IMO Levi Eshkol prepared for the robot experiments with lab work in their school
An intercontinental project has high school students doing real...
Gerst: cellular nanotubes
Researchers reveal how functional genetic instructions are passed from...
mTOR protein (magenta)  in the sciatic nerve after injury
Hidden from view, a central repair protein is made on the spot 
Jupiter_Juno image. NASA
“Jupiter’s atmosphere is many times greater than anything we have seen...

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