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    The Dark Side of the Training Moon, Dr. Maya Schuldiner

    At a TEDx event at the Weizmann Institute, Dr. Maya Schuldiner talks about the many years of training that scientists, doctors, and the like must undergo – in her case, a third of her life – in order to be successful. But there's a dark secret: they are not taught business – how to interview and recruit, how to set up a lab, how to manage staff. This is a problem.

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    A Sixth Sense for Understanding Our Cells, Prof. Ron Milo

    Speaking at a TEDx event at the Weizmann Institute, Prof. Ron Milo – while today a plant scientist – talks about the magic of numbers; for example, the only way to truly understand the difference between hot and cold is to know that there's a 10 percent difference in the vibration of select molecules. We can use this numerical intuition to better understand our own biology.

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    The Helen and Martin Kimmel Institute for Stem Cell Research

    On the occasion of establishing the Helen and Martin Kimmel Institute for Stem Cell Research, the couple – decades-long friends of the Weizmann Institute – talks about why they chose to invest in stem cell research, and why they chose to do so at Weizmann. They also share their first meeting, which was at a Weizmann event, and their love of science.

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    A Model For Life

    In ""A Model for Life,"" chemistry at the Weizmann Institute takes many forms! Institute founder, namesake, and chemist Prof. Chaim Weizmann envisions the facility's collaborative future – where two scientists from different disciplines meet, share their science, and, ultimately, their lives.

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    From OK to Excellence

    What if humankind's favorite word was not ""OK,"" but ""excellence""? This video explores how the Weizmann Institute's creative scientists pursue not the status quo, but excellence—and beyond—in search of answers to the problems that face all humanity.

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    Why Weizmann? Why Israel?

    Several Weizmann scientists speak about how working at the Institute and living in Israel are crucial to their sense of identity and scientific success. With Profs. Vered Rom-Kedar, Ehud Shapiro, Yosef Nir, Nirit Dudovich, Lucio Frydman, Irit Sagi, Yosef Shaul, Jeffrey Gerst, Vivian Teichberg, Yosef Yarden, Bat-Sheva Eylon, and Institute President Daniel Zajfman.

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    The NextGen Initiative

    Introducing NextGen, the American Committee's new initiative dedicated to inspiring the philanthropic leaders of tomorrow. The NextGen Committee recently held its inaugural “Science on Tap” event at City Winery in New York. This evening of science, networking, and wine tasting featured three stellar students from the Weizmann Institute's Feinberg Graduate School.

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    Summer Cool

    A brief overview of the Dr. Bessie F. Lawrence International Summer Science Institute. Since 1969, the institute offers talented high-school graduates from around the world the unique opportunity to spend a month on the Weizmann campus, working side by side with scientists to conduct hands-on research.

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    2012 South Florida Women of Vision

    Meet the four incredible women honored at the American Committee's 14th Women of Vision Luncheon in South Florida: Jen Klaassens, The Wasie Foundation; Cristina Mata, MD, Holy Cross Hospital; Michelle Bernstein, Chef and Entrepreneur; and Mindy Shrago, Young at Art.