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Gad Asher and group
25.07.2016

How small can a biological clock get? 

A green fluorescent-labeled protein serves as a marker for autophagy. Autophagy occurs when the protein accumulates within the relevant organelle (left); when diffused throughout the cell (right)
09.09.2015

Fatty molecules are made-to-order when a piece of essential cellular machinery is needed 

 Inclusion bodies (red) are surrounded by lipid droplets (green)
27.05.2015

Drops of fat could be key to keeping nerve cells healthy

timing of meals  (Image: Thinkstock)
05.02.2014
New findings in mice suggest that merely changing meal times could have a significant...
Elevation of RIP3 in nuclei of neurons from neuronopathic Gaucher (red; arrows) disease mice
20.01.2014

Weizmann Institute findings may point the way to a treatment for a devastating childhood disease

 

Seagoing research team (l-r) Uri Sheyn, Dr. Miguel Frada, Shlomit Sharoni, Daniella Schatz, Dr. Assaf Vardi and Dr. Yoav Lehan
06.08.2012

Dr. Assaf Vardi and his Weizmann team joined a month-long research cruise to study the life cycle of a tiny microorganism

The origin of life, as shown by a simulated model based on lipid evolution
01.10.2000

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

Scientists At The Weizmann Institute Propose A New Theory To The Mystery Of The Origin Of Life
05.06.2000

Prof. Doron Lancet of the Molecular Genetics Department and his students, developed a model, suggesting a new...