Carbon dioxide is a major greenhouse gas that can cause global warming. Find out how scientists at the Weizmann Institute are monitoring carbon exchange in semi-arid pine forests across Israel.
Full article: http://wis-wander.weizmann.ac.il/mobile-lab-for-environmental-research#.Ulp5JVCnrux
Harnessing Solar Energy
A technological breakthrough stemming from the Weizmann Institute's Solar Research Complex to harness solar energy to provide pollution-free power.
Bright-field light microscopy images of plant cell walls
Bright-field light microscopy images of plant cell walls, stripped of lignin, degraded by cellulosomes
Observing the breakdown of the tough material in plant cell walls may lead to better biofuel production
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