The Weizmann Institute of Science and Mohamed bin Zayed University in the UAE to collaborate on Artificial Intelligence research

September 14, 2020 by  

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel and the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI) in the United Arab Emirates has been signed. Read more

Weizmann Institute scientists develop “sniff test” that predicts recovery of consciousness in brain-injured patients

May 1, 2020 by  

If an unconscious person responds to smell through a slight change in their nasal airflow pattern – they are likely to regain consciousness. Read more

A nose for the Coronavirus

April 3, 2020 by  

Along with fever, cough and shortness of breath – many coronavirus (COVID-19) patients report a temporary loss of their sense of smell. Read more

Intermittent Lockdown

April 1, 2020 by  

Think of dieting. You can fast for two months and lose weight, but you will probably die. Even if you survive, you will quickly gain weight again. Read more

South Korea invests in the Weizmann Institute

March 20, 2019 by  

Two South Korean concerns have committed to investing a total of $12 million in spinout companies incorporated by Yeda Research and Development Co. Ltd., the technology transfer arm of the Weizmann Institute of Science. Read more

Beresheet’s lunar landing site revealed

March 18, 2019 by  

The main scientific instrument on board the Israeli Beresheet spacecraft, the SpaceIL Magnetometer (SILMAG), has now been successfully turned on in space and data returned to Earth. Read more

Dancing all the way to her doctorate

February 19, 2019 by  

Scientists are not generally required to display prowess in modern dance, but Dr. Roni Zohar of the Weizmann Institute of Science’s Science Teaching Department recently showed her moves in an award-winning science/dance video. Read more

Heading for the moon

February 12, 2019 by  

After an enterprise lasting nearly a decade, the Israeli unmanned moon mission “Beresheet” (Genesis) will soon take off from Earth, bound for the Moon’s rocky surface. Read more

The immune system’s fountain of youth

January 1, 2019 by  

If only we could keep our bodies young, healthy and energetic, even as we attain the wisdom of our years. Read more