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Bringing Gazelles Back from the Brink of Extinction

June 10, 2020

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Natural Sciences

From tunnel construction to legislation, BGU researchers find new ways to protect nearly extinct gazelles.

Using Bats as Pesticides

March 16, 2020

Tags: Desert & Water Research

BGU researchers say farmers should turn to bats to combat destructive pests that ravage cotton crops.

Unusual Crops Could Become Climate Saviors

January 7, 2020

Tags: Desert & Water Research

As the planet warms, BGU researchers are working to improve crop output in adverse conditions.

BGU Researchers Improve Performance of Solar Panels

December 16, 2019

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Nanotechnology

The new technique -- inspired by nature’s lotus leaf -- removed 98% of dust particles.

Years of Research May Lead to Desert Truffle Farms

July 15, 2019

Tags: Desert & Water Research

A BGU researcher says cultivating the prized delicacy on a large scale may soon be possible.

Can Olive Trees and Wheat Co-Exist?

April 22, 2019

Tags: Desert & Water Research

At BGU's desert experimental farm, olive trees and wheat are sharing the same land.

Rare Truffle Cultivated in the Negev

April 22, 2019

Tags: Desert & Water Research

A BGU professor is working to commercialize this delicacy for both consumption and environmental tourism.

BGU Finds a Way to Help Reverse Desertification

March 12, 2019

Tags: Desert & Water Research

Desertification can be reversed by intervening at the desert border in the form of “vegetation fingers.”

BGU, Bayer and Netafim Collaborate to Protect Crops

February 8, 2019

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Press Releases

The project will combine soil research, digital prediction tools and state-of-the-art drip technology.