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Desert Tech Community Launched in Beer-Sheva

October 15, 2020

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Negev Development & Community Programs

BGU is transforming the Negev into a tech hub that empowers sustainable living in arid climates.

Negev Cisterns May Date Back to the Time of Abraham

July 16, 2020

Tags: Desert & Water Research

New BGU research finds that open cisterns hold the key to understanding ancient life in the Negev.

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.