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Gene Therapy Firm Enters Collaboration Agreement with Weizmann Lab

Reprogrammed cells: β cells expressing insulin (green) and the closely related δ cells expressing somatostatin (red). Blue staining shows cell nuclei. Many reprogrammed cells contain two nuclei (a unique feature of some exocrine cells) demonstrating their exocrine cell origin

Why is reprogramming cells to cure diabetes so difficult?

pain response

A new approach to chronic pain treatment targets a molecule that moves pain messages into nerve cell nuclei

Tissue sample from triple-negative breast cancer, stained for the presence of cancer cells (red) and the two types of cancer-associated fibroblasts: pCAFs (magenta) and sCAFs (green). The nuclei of all cells are stained blue

Supporting actors in cancer growth may help predict the course of the disease

Abstract image of DNA and human brain in blue tones

When fast and slow evolution happen together, the results defy the rules

Proteins with primitive arginine-based proteins (right) might have been capable of self-assembly and phase separation to create cell-like droplets

An experiment in reconstructing primordial proteins solves a long-standing riddle


“Packages” released by bilharzia parasites may hold the key to better diagnosis and treatment, and may point to new ways of treating autoimmune...

La Rinconada

A new study will assess the effects of low oxygen on the human body’s circadian cycles

Prof. Sarel Fleishman. His research has already led to the design of a potential malaria vaccine, and he is now concentrating his efforts on the coronavirus

Weizmann Institute scientists have developed a research platform for designing tiny antibodies that can halt the virus infection process