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Autumn Magazine Now Online

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The Autumn edition of the Weizmann International Magazine of Science and People is now available. It will keep you up to date with the incredible work that keeps the Institute buzzing with innovative Energy Year after year.

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Dark Matter Experiment Launched


There is five times more dark matter in the Universe than so-called normal matter — the atoms and molecules that we know. Yet we still don’t know what makes up this dark component. Yesterday, an international collaboration of scientists inaugurated the new XENON1T experiment, which has been designed to search for dark matter with unprecedented sensitivity, in the Gran Sasso Underground Laboratory in Italy.

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Weizmann Institute of Science Honours Professor Lord Winston


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Professor Robert Winston has been given an honorary PhD by the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel. The renowned researcher, doctor, writer and broadcaster  received the honour during the International Board meeting of the Weizmann Institute of Science which took place on the Institute’s campus on Monday 9 November.  The doctorate was bestowed in recognition of his significant contribution to his field of fertility research and for his championing of science education.

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Latest Science Tips

This month’s Science Tips from the Weizmann Institute take us from Melanoma to Metabolism


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Chaim Weizmann’s Acetone patent turns 100

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Exactly a century ago, in 1915 a senior lecturer in biochemistry at the University of  Manchester named Dr. Chaim Weizmann invented a novel method of acetone production, that would have far reaching consequences.  Read the full story in the Autumn edition of the Weizmann magazine.