Universities Are Not a BusinessJerusalem Post -- BGU���s Kreitman Fellowship program attracts the cream of the crop, but too many exceptional doctoral students and postdocs are forced to leave the country. Prof. Steven Rosen contemplates Israel���s brain drain.
Elderly Driver’s Ability to Detect Hazards Doesn’t ...A new study from the Human Factors Safety Laboratory at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) indicates that advanced age does not affect older drivers’ ability to perceive hazards and that older drivers are more sensitive to potential hazards than young-inexperienced drivers.
First Program to Train Jordanian Paramedics in Israel Launched at ...An unprecedented collaborative program is underway at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) to train Jordanian and Israeli paramedics side by side in emergency medicine.
After promising myself I’d get to Israel by 26, I pulled it ...J Weekly -- AABGU's fifth annual Murray Fromson Media Mission proves to be an inspiring success as J Weekly columnist Amanda Pazornik recounts her experience in Israel and at BGU.
Science Burns in Her BonesIsrael21c -- Despite invitations from academic institutions in the US and the UK, Ben-Gurion University's award-winning tissue-science innovator Professor Smadar Cohen would rather live and work in Israel.
Algae Strain Identified to Reduce Cholesterol, Blood Pressure and ...Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have isolated a microalgal strain which produces large amounts of a polyunsaturated fatty acid that could reduce blood pressure, chronic inflammation and blood cholesterol level, reducing the risk for heart attacks.
Israel’s Angel of MercyIsrael21c -- For terminally ill Bedouins living in Israel's Negev desert, they know they can count on Ben-Gurion University of the Negev's Dr. Yoram Singer to help them through their last difficult days.
Breaches in Blood-brain Barrier Might Lead to Later Psychiatric ...The Dana Foundation -- Clinical observations, coupled with study of animal models, have led Dr. Alon Friedman, a neuroscientist at BGU, to hypothesize that damage to the blood-brain barrier may be a gateway to psychiatric illness.
Israeli Study Focuses on Three Diets: Want to Eat Healthy? Go ...J Weekly -- According to medical researchers at BGU, healthy, long-term weight-loss diets can reverse atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries, a direct risk factor for strokes and heart attacks.
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