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Scientific Archaeology

Wild faba
07.12.2016

Seeds from a site in Northern Israel are the ancestors of today's fava beans

Manot skull
26.02.2015
The precise dating of ancient charcoal found near a skull is helping reveal a unique period in prehistory
Photograph of the cave during excavation; arrow pointing to the hearth.
27.01.2014

Microscopic evidence revealed in Weizmann Institute labs shows repeated fire use in the spot over time
 

(left) Field photograph of two skeletons (adult on left, adolescent on right) during excavation. Photo: E. Gerstein, Haifa University (right) Reconstruction of the double burial at the time of inhumation. The bright veneer inside the grave on the right is partially covered by green plants
10.07.2013

Radiocarbon dating at the Weizmann Institute determines the age of flowery graves.  A new accelerator will help solve long-standing...

New Developments
19.05.2013

 

 
Non-invasive image from the bioimaging center showing blood (red) and lymphatic (green) vessels that were induced to grow by, and in tum facilitate progression of a growing tumor (blue).The ability of tumors to induce local expansion of blood and lymphatic vessels is a critical step in tumor progression and metastatic spread. Targeting these vessels provides an important strategy for novel anti-cancer treatment. Image courtesy Prof. Michal Neeman
16.05.2013
New initiatives and construction at the Weizmann Institute
 Dr. Elisabetta Boaretto and Prof. Stephen Weiner
19.03.2012

A new Israel-German center combines hi-tech science with archaeology

Mobile Lab at the Archaeological Site in Tel es Safi
11.01.2012
The creation of the Center marks more than five decades of collaboration between the Max Planck Society and the Weizmann...
Prof. Stephen Weiner (sitting, second from left) and Dr. Elisabetta Boaretto (standing, fourth from left) with the international team of researchers
01.05.2010
Institute scientists identify the world's oldest pottery

 

Dr. Ruth Shahack-Gross. Looking for ancient livestock
01.10.2009
Microscopic traces of animal dung reveal ancient past

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