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(l-r) bottom: Tamar Gross, Prof. Lea Eisenbach, Dr. Esther Tzehoval and Zoya Alteber; middle row: David Bassan and Adi Sharbi-Yunger; top row: Lior Roitman, Mareike Grees and Adam Solomon

New strategies might help the immune system outwit cancer cells

Some brains are idiosyncratic

A new Weizmann Institute study reveals the idiosyncratic brain patterns of autism

Microglia cells, obtained using a mouse model developed by Prof. Stephen Jung’s team

A new kind of genetic switch can target the activities of just one type of brain cell

 Image: Dr. Yossi Yovel in the lab of Dr. Nachum Ulanovsky, Weizmann Institute of Science

The Weizmann Institute findings, obtained using miniature wireless devices, provide the first detailed information on the brain mechanisms of...

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Why do some troubling memories continue to haunt while others can be repressed?

Cover illustration: the zebrafish stress response

A unique ON-OFF switch in the brain controls a main stress hormone

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Both parts of the mechanism – ON and OFF receptors – are encoded in the same gene.

Two-, three- and four-way retinal neuron interactions on viewing a natural scene
A new approach to researching groups of neurons may one day help us understand the “language” of the brain
Mouse over "camouflage" image for undoctored picture

New research sheds light on sudden flashes of understanding.

Prof. Yadin Dudai, Shiri Ron, Shoshi Hazvi, Reut Shema, Dr. Alon Chen and Sharon Haramati. Improved memory

Rats with more of a protein in their brains had longer memories.