Commercial Development Agreement for BGU’s Green Algae ...BGU and Thailand's PPT Chemical to collabortate on pharmaceutical treatments for chronic inflammation, high blood pressure, cholesterol levels and heart attack risks.
Stealth Malware Steals, Imitates Social BehaviorBGU computer scientists predict new malware that distribute information about your friends to spammers.
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.
New Life for the Dead Sea?Nature -- A conduit from the Red Sea could restore the disappearing Dead Sea and slake the region's thirst. But such a massive engineering project could have untold effects, say Ben-Gurion University researchers.
Israeli, Jordanian Archeologists Discuss Risks to Historical ...The Jerusalem Post -- BGU's Professor Yossef Hatzor presents groundbreaking methodology to predict how earthquakes could harm heritage sites in Acre and how to minimize future damage.
Couple Lucky to Be Alive After Eating Deadly Fish Given to Them ...Fox News -- BGU marine biologist Dr. Nadav Shashar provides expert commentary on poisonous fish that have made several Israelis seriously ill and killed one.
Technique Disables Plutonium’s Use in BombsDiscovery News--BGU scientists have devised a technique to keep plutonium produced in nuclear power plants from being used in nuclear bombs.
In the Desert: Why Israel is a Model for Some of the ...Chicago Jewish News--The four-day conference was held under the joint auspices of BGU's Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, and drew more than 200 participants from 33 countries to BGU's Sede Boqer campus, deep inside the Negev Desert region.
Make Way for Israel’s Own “Nano-Bio” ValleyJewish Exponent -- Imagine a spaceship so tiny that it could travel through the human body to pinpoint and release drugs to kill cancer cells or use tools to unclog arteries in the heart. It may sound like science fiction, but according to a BGU physicist, the idea lies in the realm of possibility in the near future.
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