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The Weizmann Institute of Science
in Rehovot, Israel, is one of the world’s leading multidisciplinary scienti c research institutions. Noted for its wide-ranging exploration of basic research in the natural and exact sciences, the Institute is home to 3,500 scientists, students, and sta . Grounded in a philosophy of curiosity-driven science and home to 250 principal investigators, the Weizmann Institute recruits the
very best scientists in a range of  elds who collaborate freely across faculties and departments, and gives them the tools to soar.
Originally founded as the Daniel Sie  Research Institute in 1934, it was renamed the Weizmann Institute
of Science in 1949 in honour of its founder and the  rst President of the State of Israel, Dr. Chaim Weizmann.
Over the relatively short course of its history, the Weizmann Institute has become a world leader in scienti c research and discovery, and consistently ranks among the world’s top institutions on surveys of research quality and impact.
Weizmann studies have led to
the development of new ways to probe the universe and the physics of matter; the creation of new materials for aerospace, medicine, and protecting the world we live in; advances in environmental science; trailblazing discoveries in computer encryption; and breakthroughs in  ghting cancer, multiple sclerosis, neurodegenerative diseases, and other disorders.
Modern science is a massively interdisciplinary endeavor, and Weizmann’s diversity of expertise uniquely positions its scientists for success in  agship projects that draw on a range of skill sets at any given time. Frontiers is no exception.

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