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Characterization of macrophages (green) and axons (red) in brown adipose tissue (BAT) using two-photon fluorescence microscopy imaging

New research shows these immune cells are also crucial to maintaining harmony, including that of heat-producing fat cells

(Bottom row, l-r) Prof. Ido Amit, Prof. Michal Schwartz and Dr. Hadas Keren-Shaul. (Top row, l-r) Dr. Assaf Weiner, Orit Matcovitch-Natan and Amit Spinrad

A newly discovered immune cell type may lead to a future treatment for Alzheimer's disease

Bread and Health: A Personal Matter

A new study reveals that there is no difference between the health effects of “wholesome” and white bread

White blood cell squeezing through endothelial cells (grey) on its way out of the blood vessel walls. The actin cytoskeleton of both cells is exposed; the white blood cell nucleus is shown in brown and the large actin rich extension that dismantles the endothelial actin is shown in yellow

White blood cells push their way through barriers to get to infection sites

gene editing in single cells

A new combined method may finally give scientists a tool fine enough to probe life’s most nuanced processes


Prof. Zelig Eshhar

Pools of donor immune cells could reduce the cost and expand the...


Weizmann Institute findings in mice may help explain how viral infection during pregnancy raises the risk of autism and schizophrenia in the...