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Engineered Enzyme Protects against Nerve Gas

“Natural selection” in a test tube improves the enzyme efficiency by a factor of thousands

Prof. Joel Sussman, Prof. Ephraim Katzir, Prof. Sara Fuchs, Prof. Mati Fridkin. Top: Dr. Michal Harel, Dr. Moshe Balass, Dr. Tali Scherf, Dr. Roni Kasher

Catching a snake toxin in the act may yield a host of medical applications

Dr. Ehud Ahissar

A enigma concerning the role of a neurotransmitter in learning and memory is solved

The Ins And Outs Of Acetylcholine
A team of scientists from the Weizmann Institute and France's Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) has...
Weizmann Institute Scientists Develop a Potential Future Treatment for Myasthenia Gravis
Weizmann Institute researchers have developed an effective treatment, administered through the nose...
How the Mongoose Beats the Snake

World media report: Researchers reveal how mammal and snake alike avoid the effects of snake venom

Hope for Early Diagnosis of Dread Autoimmune Disease
A new finding may lead the way to early diagnosis and possible treatments for myasthenia gravis