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Organic Chemistry

Deinococcus radiodurans
01.05.2003
What gives a bacterium the ability to withstand 3000 times more radiation than humans?...
Radiation-Resistant Organism Reveals Its Defense Strategies
09.01.2003
The secret to its strength is a ring
 
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Profs. David Milstein (left) and Ronny Neumann. Chemistry goes green
01.10.2002

New catalysts for industrial processes that produce water as their only waste product

Structure of a retinal protein (purple) and its key co-worker (blue)
01.01.2002

It was long believed that the rotation of the "retinal molecule" was the first stage in vision. However, Prof. Mordechai Sheves of the Weizmann...

A First: Scientists Control The Properties of Semiconductor Devices Using Organic Molecules
09.03.2000
Weizmann Institute scientists have made an important step towards harnessing organic molecules to future electronics. Reported in...
 Survival of the Neatest
01.10.1999
Stress makes some proteins get themselves in order
Seeing the Light
01.10.1999

A light-absorbing protein in the retina changes shape faster than the blink of an eye

DNA Crystals Help Bacteria Respond to Stress
01.07.1999
DNA becomes remarkably organized in bacteria that are subjected to various conditions of stress, Weizmann Institute scientists...
 Trimming Down the Medicine Cabinet
01.05.1999
A molecular "cork" might help drugs stay in the body longer and work better

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