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Five articles (plus some photos from the recent Researchers’ Night activities) are now online in the fall issue of Interface magazine (the Weizmann Institute’s “friendly” science magazine). • Read about a new kind of water treatment system – one that breaks down such complex, man-made chemicals in water as cleaning fluids, flame retardants and pesticide…

Beer and Science 2

One Thursday evening near the end of July, people sitting outside a local ice cream parlor watched a neurobiology Ph.D. student wave his hand in front of his face in imitation of a robot learning to sense itself as separate from its surroundings. Despite the trains arriving at the station in the background and the…

Holiday season

The Jewish holiday season is upon us, and that means lots of days off and not many new science articles. In fact, we have a stockpile of science stories waiting for our new website, but glitches and the need for a Hebrew site have been holding things up. In the meantime, here is a video…