Researchers from Tel Aviv University prove for the first time that silent mutations can predict the development of cancer cells

Researchers from the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Zimin Institute for Engineering Solutions Advancing Better Lives at Tel Aviv University have been able to predict both the type of cancer and patients’ survival probability based on silent mutations in cancer genomes – a proof of concept that may well save lives in the future. […]

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Recordings of the magnetic field from 9,000 years ago teach us about the magnetic field today

Burnt archaeological flints enable us to determine the strength of the Earth’s magnetic field during prehistoric periods. Information about the magnetic field in antiquity helps us understand the magnetic field today. Researchers: “the current weakening of the field is a reversible trend; Seven thousand six hundred years ago, the strength of the magnetic field was […]

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Men who perceive their marriage as unsuccessful are at high risk for premature death

The researchers found that dissatisfaction with marriage is a predictor of CVAs and premature death as much as physical indexes, including smoking and a sedentary lifestyle  According to the findings, the risk is higher among relatively young men, aged 50 and under  Dissatisfaction with married life raises the risk of dying from a cerebrovascular accident: A […]

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An important step in the battle against antibiotic-resistant bacteria

A mechanism through which “good” viruses kill “bad” bacteria and block their reproduction Researchers at Tel Aviv University discovered a process by which a “good” virus selectively destroys the DNA of “bad” bacteria, thereby stopping its reproduction. The discovery may assist in the development of treatments against antibiotic-resistant bacteria that cause infectious diseases. The paper […]

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