Two Steps Ahead of the Coronavirus

A method of predicting the coronavirus spread, pioneered and developed by Weizmann Institute scientists, may enable the authorities to focus efforts on areas where an outbreak is anticipated – and relieve measures taken in others 22.03.2020 Gush Dan Neighborhoods:...

How do viruses infect?

Deciphering the dynamic that hijacks our health BRIEFS DATE: MARCH 12, 2020 SOURCE: WEIZMANN HOMEPAGE Viruses are hijackers. When they infect a cell, they take over that cell’s protein-making machinery, causing it to produce the viral proteins that allow infection to...

The Matter of the First Matter

A new “cold-storage” ring first proposed by Prof. Daniel Zajfman yields its first results – and they were not what scientists had though 16.12.2019 Prof. Daniel Zajfman (background): the cryogenic storage ring in Heidelberg Scientists who are curious about the...