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Molecular Genetics

New Delivery System May Improve Gene Therapy
REHOVOT, Israel - December 3, 1997 - In the genes of an organism, as in real estate, location is key. The functioning of any gene...
Muscle-Bound Cells
For most of us, building up muscle comes from long hours at the gym. A recent study by Dr. Talila Volk of...
 A Molecular Radar
Molecular "radar" developed at the Institute enables scientists to track the progress of  messages within a living cell...
Rebif Spells Relief

Clinical trials of the multiple sclerosis drug, Rebif, are proving its effectiveness

Potential Weight-Loss Drug May Be Linked to Adult Diabetes
REHOVOT, Israel -- November 15, 1996 -- Leptin, the protein that made headlines two years ago when it was...
Too Much of a Good Thing

Too Much of a Good Thing


A major feature of Parkinson's...
Morphine Effect on Key Brain Mechanism Determined

A Weizmann Institute scientist reveals previously unrecognized brain chemistry of morphine addiction

Joining the Race to Decipher the Human Genome

An automated DNA analysis lab will enable Institute scientists to join the Human Genome Project