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Not only breast cancer: mutations in the BRCA gene, which are especially common among Ashkenazim, increase the risk of various types of cancer - also in men. The institute's scientists reveal how they turn healthy cells in their environment into collaborators
In response to environmental and intracellular changes, the proteins in our body don a variety of costumes that change their properties and make their identification difficult. The institute's scientists have developed a ground-breaking search engine capable of identifying these proteins with unprecedented efficiency
Weizmann Institute scientists offer a solution to a 50-year-old mystery
Weizmann Institute scientists have discovered that certain fish are born with immunity to stressful situations, which accompanies them throughout their lives and is even inherited. The findings may pave new directions for the treatment of post-trauma
Unprecedented abilities to produce thousands of enzymes pave the way for a green industrial revolution
The database also includes thousands of new biomarkers that will make it possible to detect cell death and to diagnose in the early stages a variety of diseases in the most important systems of the human body, through a blood test
A thorough understanding of the process can advance the world of medicine in fertility treatments, medication administration and more
Complex systems, simple principles and the audacity of a physicist
The scientists of the institute and their research partners showed that the chance of an electron to pass through a tunnel at the junction between a molecule and a light field, and the manner in which it will do so, depend to a large extent on the chirality of both the molecule and the light
A day after Prof. Dan Toufik's death, his hypothesis about the origin of life was significantly strengthened
The scientists of the institute discovered a surprising involvement of the intestinal mucus in the absorption process of copper - a metal that, like iron and zinc, is necessary for our bodies, but can be dangerous.
The research findings illustrate how changing the synapse map may lead to a change in behavior
Chinese researchers used artificial intelligence to scan combinations of metals and elements and identify compounds that would break down the free radicals that damage hair follicles
Amlek - Scientists have identified a new mechanism that slows down and may even stop the natural aging process of the cells of the immune system
The research was led by researchers from two faculties at the Technion and their colleague from the University of Tokyo
The scientists of the institute reveal: this is how viruses pile up on the immune system of bacteria
A liquid-viscous environment helps the folding of proteins and their proper functioning
Weizmann Institute of Science scientists and their research partners have mapped the presence of fungi in 35 different types of cancer ■ The fungi that live inside the cancerous tumors may facilitate the detection, diagnosis and perhaps even the treatment of cancer ■ "Fungal presence is a new and significant hallmark of cancer"
Searching for the biological role of peptides, led to the discovery of a new branch of possibilities in the field of medicine
A significant boost to the protoribosome theory - a tiny molecular pocket made of RNA that appeared in the ancient soup and encouraged connections between amino acids
Weizmann Institute of Science scientists presented the possibility of reliable and accurate blood tests for cancer diagnosis
Not only desperate bacteria - even cancer cells facing extinction may activate an SOS response and develop drug resistance
New research done in bats reveals far-reaching dynamic capabilities of neural networks
Institute scientists have shown that calorie-free sweeteners affect the composition and activity of intestinal bacteria and may disrupt the body's metabolism; The degree of influence varies greatly from person to person
Technology developed at Yale University restores the function of cells and organs in pigs after death, a potential breakthrough in organ transplantation.
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