Researchers at Israel’s Weizmann Institute have found new RNA-control switches (“ribo-switches) for genes encoding antibiotic resistance; Hadassah Hospital saves Al Quds student with organ failure, and much more.
Israeli researchers may have solved the main issue surrounding organ transplants, and researchers at Tel Aviv University have discovered evidence of colon cancer in the mummified remains of an 18th century Hungarian corpse.
Merck, a German multinational chemical, pharmaceutical and life sciences company headquartered in Germany, recently extended its partnership with the Weizmann Institute of Science by signing a framework agreement on research collaboration and licensing.
A cancer study hailed this week as potentially showing revolutionary results for the treatment of leukemia is based on research undertaken by Prof. Zelig Eshhar of Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science.
At the Weizmann Institute of Science, researchers have managed to “pluck” a single photon – one particle of light – out of a pulse of light. The findings bear both fundamental and practical significance: single photons are likely to be the backbone of future quantum communication systems.
Israel is part of an international team working on creating a digital reconstruction of the brain, and Weizmann Institute Professor Michal Schwartz was featured in Good Housekeeping magazine in an article that explains how the brain and the immune system communicate.