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World’s First Photonic Router
2014-07-14 03:14:29

Weizmann Institute scientists have demonstrated for the first time a photonic router – a quantum device based on a single atom that enables routing of single photons by single photons.

2013-06-25 13:10:10

What if experts could dig into the brain, like archaeologists, and uncover the history of past experiences?

2012-06-01 09:56:20

Our ability to “read” DNA has made tremendous progress in the past few decades, but the ability to understand and alter the genetic code, that is, to “rewrite” the DNA-encoded instructions, has lagged behind.

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2011-06-06 13:39:26

Exploding stars are the "factories" that produce all the heavy elements found, among other places, in our bodies.

2011-05-25 16:30:54

The lab, though it may seem quiet and insulated, can be as full of background noise as a crowded train station when we’re trying to catch the announcements.

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2010-07-27 05:40:00

Doctors in Israel have developed a unique “sniffing” controller that allows people with severe disabilities to use their noses to write, surf the Web, and even navigate their wheelchairs.

2010-01-14 18:29:45

Bones, muscles and tendons work together to provide the perfect balance between stability and movement in the skeleton.

2010-01-14 18:27:17

Weizmann Institute scientists unravel the genetic secrets of a pink tomato.

2010-01-14 18:24:52

Weizmann Institute scientists find a burst of neural activity at the transition between not seeing and seeing, revealing a clear threshold that must be crossed for perception to occur.

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2009-11-09 09:10:00

Weizmann Institute scientists reveal how some aromas are bound up in our memories.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.