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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
New initiatives and construction at the Weizmann Institute
 Dr. Elisabetta Boaretto and Prof. Stephen Weiner

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

Mobile Lab at the Archaeological Site in Tel es Safi
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
Institute scientists identify the world's oldest pottery


Dr. Ruth Shahack-Gross. Looking for ancient livestock
Microscopic traces of animal dung reveal ancient past
Excavation site of the Natufian cemetery in a cave overlooking Nahal Hilazon in western Galilee
12,000-year-old grave uncovered in the western Galilee
Testing the Waters

Institute scientists help a high school student from Umm al-Fahm date aquifer water

 well-preserved ancient DNA in fossil bones

DNA preserved in fossil bones could reveal new insight into ancient worlds

New Program To Integrate Archaeology and the Natural Sciences
The Weizmann Institute of Science and Bar-Ilan University sign agreement
Dr. Elisabetta Boaretto and Prof. Steve Weiner. Flint feats

Institute scientists "dig up the dirt" on early tools