Dr. Ruth Promises “Good Sex for Life” for Donations

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The renowned psychosexual therapist will be receiving an honorary doctoral degree from BGU in May. To commemorate the honor, she is establishing the Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer Endowed Scholarship for Psychology.

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BGU Receives Generous Donation to Launch Radiobiology Laboratory

February 24, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

The new Jerry Cohen Radiobiology Laboratory at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev will perform cutting edge research on cancer treatments and other health benefits associated with low dose exposure

BGU Physicians Return from Haiti: UPDATED REPORT 2/14

February 5, 2010

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Physicians affiliated with Ben-Gurion University of the Negev who were among the IDF medical and rescue delegation in Haiti were honored for their relief efforts on BGU's Marcus Family

Integrating Private Insurance With Public Health Would Improve Health Care In the U.S.

January 29, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and UCLA researchers found that the U.S. health care system could be vastly improved through a National Healthcare Trust (NHT), which would ensure that

Research Confirms that Hand-Clapping Songs Improve Motor and Cognitive Skills in Children and Adults

January 15, 2010

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A researcher at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) conducted the first study of hand-clapping songs, revealing a direct link between those activities and the development of important skills

Physicians’ Moods Affect Quality of Care, According to BGU Study

January 12, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

A new study by a researcher at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev reveals that physicians’ moods impact the number of prescriptions, referrals and lab tests ordered, as well as

BGU Researcher Receives Award for Parkinson’s Disease Research

January 3, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Dr. Amnon Sintov, a senior lecturer in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, has received a Dekker Award from the Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia & Parkinson

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Sponsoring International Robotic Handshake Competition

December 30, 2009

Tags: Press Releases, Robotics & High-Tech

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) will be sponsoring the world’s first international tournament to build robots that can shake hands.

First U.S.-Israeli Energy Independence Grant Will Focus on Self-Sustainable Fuel Cycles for Light Water Reactors at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

December 30, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Press Releases

Dr. Eugene Shwageraus, a researcher from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Israel, has been awarded a U.S.-Israel Energy Independence Partnership Grant by the U. S.-Israel Binational Science

A Uniform Method to Interpret Autism Spectrum Disorders is Defined at BGU

December 30, 2009

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A Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researcher has defined a new, integrated interpretation of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), which makes it easier to understand both the commonalities and differences