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December 2019

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The Leadership Team

 

The 11th President of the Weizmann Institute and Four New 
Vice  Presidents Take Office 


Institute President, Prof. Alon Chen: “Our alumni provide the foundations of Israel’s booming economy.”

 

Forefront of Science

 

(l-r) Yair Segev, Prof. Ed Narevicius, Dr. Martin Pitzer, Julia Narevicius and Michael Karpov
Chemistry

A magnetic trap for molecules got some to give up their heat

 

Computer-enhanced MRI images of the brains of left-handed women found two that were missing olfactory bulbs. Image: Eva Mishor and Ofer Perl
Life Sciences 
 
A handful of left-handed women have excellent senses of smell, despite lacking olfactory bulbs

 

Computer-enhanced MRI images of the brains of left-handed women found two that were missing olfactory bulbs. Image: Eva Mishor and Ofer Perl
Space & Physics 
 
A quantum solid, made of electrons, had been predicted but never before seen with imaging


mouse personality
Life Sciences
 
A study on mice shows animal research may need to take into account the connection between genes, behavior and personality

 

Standing (l-r): Abhay Kumar Nayak, Dr. Nurit Avraham, Dr. Haim Beidenkopf, Dr. Mathimalar Subramanian and Ambikesh Gupta. Sitting (l-r): Yotam Roet, Dr. Noam Morali and Aviram Steinbok
Space & Physics 
 
In unique “semi-metals,” electrons dive inside and emerge into a new arc

 

Bacteria Switch to Eating Carbon Dioxide
Life Sciences
 
Such bacteria may, in the future, contribute to new, carbon-efficient technologies

 

People

 

Three papers by Weizmann Institute of Science neuroscientists are slated to appear in the December issue of Nature Neuroscience

 

Former President, Institute Professor Michael Sela, on the inauguration of the auditorium on that bears his name on the Weizmann Institute of Science campus
Sara and Prof. Michael Sela at the opening of the Michael Sela Auditorium

 

A course in biomaterials gets students to investigate the ones around them
A student explains her project as Dr. Ulyana Shimanovich (r) looks on

 

In the News

 

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The findings showed a relatively small difference between the isotopic composition of seawater today and in the deep past. This small difference has given rise to isotopic records in sedimentary rocks, parts of the scientific community had earlier interpreted that early oceans were close to boiling, which was not the case.  
 
Weizmann Institute of Science

 

Science for All - Davidson Institute of Science Education

 

After 15 years of research, a team of researchers from Israel and the U.S. have identified a gene responsible for severe intestinal diseases in newborns
 
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 The Cause of the Disease: An Unknown Gene

 

 

 

 

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