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...

A better vaccine against Ebola?

Weizmann study may show the way BRIEFS DATE: NOVEMBER 19, 2019 A vaccine that protects against Ebola—one of the world’s deadliest viral diseases—was recently approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA), the first time any immunization against Ebola has passed this...

Q&A with Prof. Alon Chen

A lively conversation with the Weizmann Institute's incoming President Q&A DATE: OCTOBER 23, 2019 Prof. Alon Chen Prof. Alon Chen enters office as the next President of the Weizmann Institute on December 1. A  world-renowned neuroscientist with a focus on stress,...

Neurobiology News

Three papers by Weizmann Institute of Science neuroscientists are slated to appear in the December issue of Nature Neuroscience. 12.11.2019   Our emotions play a central role in learning and memory, and they enable survival in a dynamic environment. Tamar...