Two Steps Ahead of the Coronavirus

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?

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...
Follow up: Blood Test Shown to Reveal Lung Cancer Risk

Follow up: Blood Test Shown to Reveal Lung Cancer Risk

The test could be a life-saver if routinely administered 20.02.2020 Drawing: Dr. Tamar Paz-Elizur Several years ago the Weizmann Institute of Science’s Prof. Zvi Livneh and his group proposed a blood test for three markers for DNA repair to be used to calculate a...