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Physics of Complex Systems

All spin directions (represented by the spheres) collapse on one or the opposite direction depending on the measured photon polarization

Weizmann Institute researchers suggest one can affect an atom’s spin by...

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A study of linkages between words in the dictionary reveals something about the basic structure of language

Drs. Yotam Drier (left) and Gad Getz at the Broad Institute

A unique collaboration is helping map out the genetics of cancer

(l-r) Yoav Lahini, Mor Verbin, Yaacov Kraus, Oded Zilberberg and Zohar Ringel

What happens when five physics students from four different labs put their heads together?

Stem cells (alkaline phosphatase staining) from the lab of Dr. Jacob Hanna

When a critical step in stem cell differentiation goes awry, it can lead to cancer

Judging DNA by Its Cover

A newly-discovered molecular mechanism might explain the link between stem cells and cancer

Prof. Yosef Yarden, Dr. Wolfgang Köstler, Amit Zeisel and Prof. Eytan Domany

Bits of gene code that are normally discarded have found a surprising new use in research

(l-r) Dr. Zohar Komargodski, Prof. Adam Schwimmer and visiting Prof. Alexander Zamolodchikov. Extra dimensions

Weizmann scientists give promising proof for a 23-year-old quantum physics theory

Barcoded ant in the lab of Dr. Ofer Feinerman
Dr. Ofer Feinerman applies physics to understanding the collective behavior of ants