Beitzah 2

Regarding an egg that was laid on a festival: Beit Shammai say it may be eaten. Beit Hillel say it may not be eaten. Welcome to Tractate Beitzah (literally: egg). The tractate is named for this opening mishnah which presents three disputes between Hillel and Shammai, including this one about whether an egg laid on a […]

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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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