American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science, April 2014 eNewsletter

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  American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science Cancer research, Education, Health and medicine, Technology, Our planet, The physical world
 
 
 
  Science for the Benefit of: The Physical World  
 
 
 Spring Cleaning for the Planet    

At long last, it’s spring. While you’re opening windows and spring cleaning your home, the Earth also needs attention: decades of pollutants contaminate our water, air, and soil. Fortunately, Weizmann scientists are finding creative ways to safely remove such toxins. On Earth Day, April 22, join 1 billion others and do something positive for our planet – like helping support the scientists who are cleaning up the past. Together, we can create a greener tomorrow.

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Support Weizmann scientists who are developing new energy sources; growing plants that can withstand drought; and revealing the complexities of our climate. Together, we can protect our planet.

 
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  Atmospheric
Give and Take
 
Mobile Lab
 
 
Determining how much CO2 we put into the atmosphere versus how much plants take out is challenging. Prof. Dan Yakir has found a way to do the math.
 
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  Studying Earth –
and Beyond
 
Dr. Itay Halevy
 
 
Dr. Itay Halevy studies the climate and geochemistry of Earth … and elsewhere. By looking at the distant past, he hopes to learn how life evolved.
 
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    From Norway to Israel, For the Planet

Prof. Sabrina Sartori is a visiting professor from Norway in Prof. Reshef Tenne’s lab. His advances with inorganic nanotubes could aid her research; her input could take his group in fruitful new directions. Interested in the future of energy storage – “imagine filling up your tank with metal powders and hydrogen” – Prof. Sartori hopes their partnership will “strengthen the collaboration between Israel and Norway … joining forces for a clean energy future.”

 
 
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