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A Matter of Taste

"Optional"  genes might explain our differences in taste and smell perception

Call in the Taste Tailors

Why taste and smell differ among individuals – and how industry may profit

Newly Uncovered Genes
Two newly-discovered genes could help scientists understand how cancer progresses and the genetic basis of anemia
How Humans Lost Their Scents
In at least one type of endeavor, humans can’t even begin to compete with their best friends. Dogs can be trained...
Gene Responsible For Anemia (Type CDA-1) Discovered

A rare type of the disease found mainly in Bedouins may provide insight into anemia

Scientists Identify A Gene Causing A Fatal Heart Condition, Common In An Israeli Bedouin Tribe
A team of researchers from the Weizmann Institute of Science and the Sheba Medical Center has identified a gene causing...
Left to right: Drs. Nili Avidan, Tzviya Olender and Edna Ben-Asher.

Scientists identify a gene causing a familial heart condition in a Bedouin community

Science demonstations at the Science Festival

The Passover holiday Science Festival drew over 10,000 over three days

Israeli Scientists Discover Gene Responsible For Hereditary Muscle Disease Prevalent Among Jews Of Persian Descent
Researchers from the Weizmann Institute of Science and from Hadassah University Hospital have identified the gene that in its...
The origin of life, as shown by a simulated model based on lipid evolution

A new model suggests that life may have originated in lipid assemblies