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  • Past Perfect

    Dr. Ruth Shahack-Gross, a visiting scientist at Weizmann's Helen and Martin Kimmel Center for Archaeological Science, learns about the past by studying contemporary traditional lifestyles. 

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    A Year of Achievements and Advances

    Looking back at 2016 reveals an exceptional year at the Weizmann Institute, one chock-full of major developments from unprecedented insight into our universe to better understanding of our modern world to truly life-changing – and life-saving – breakthroughs in cancer and medical research. Here are some highlights.

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    What the Weizmann Institute is Doing to Fight World Hunger

    Weizmann scientists are unlocking the secrets of plant metabolism, genetics, and development and are concentrating their biochemical, molecular, and genomics-oriented research to eliminate hunger and malnutrition in developing countries, and to improve human health all over the world.

  • Research on Aging at the Weizmann Institute

    As the population in many countries trends towards maturity, keeping people healthy as they age is a priority. At the Weizmann Institute, research is taking place on a number of conditions that often arise later in life, such as prostate cancer and Alzheimer's disease.

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    Science Tips, June 2014

    Update from the Weizmann Institute: Prof. Ilan Koren's research suggests that human activities may be producing larger, higher clouds with greater greenhouse effect. Using data from NASA's CERES and elsewhere, his findings indicate that, in pre-industrial times, there was less cloud cover over areas of pristine ocean than today.

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    Fertility Research at the Weizmann Institute

    Reproduction, a basic but complex process, fails for a variety of reasons. Weizmann scientists are studying the causes of infertility, in men and women both, and are seeking ways to overcome those challenges to give humanity a happier, healthier future.