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Pleased to meet you, too, C-3PO

May 18, 2010

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech

Jerusalem Post -- Ben-Gurion University of the Negev will this week announce the world���s first international tournament to build a robot that can shake a human hand.

Engineering Students Develop Device to Help the Blind Maneuver

May 14, 2010

Tags: Press Releases, Robotics & High-Tech

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev students have developed an innovative optical radar system that helps blind people maneuver around obstacles.

Cutting-Edge Traffic Safety Research in Israel

April 23, 2010

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech

The Jewish Journal of Los Angeles -- Groundbreaking research on traffic safety and driving behavior is being done at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev by Prof. David Shinar in the most advanced ergonomics complex in the Middle East.

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Sponsoring International ...

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.

Israeli, Jordanian Archeologists Discuss Risks to Historical ...

November 18, 2009

Tags: Natural Sciences, Negev Development & Community Programs, Robotics & High-Tech

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.

Deutsche Telekom Doubling R&D Investment in Israel

October 23, 2009

Tags: Business & Management, Robotics & High-Tech

Haaretz -- Deutsche Telekom, the German telecommunications giant which has invested at least $16 million in its research lab at BGU, the first center of its kind outside of Germany, will be doubling its research investment in Israel, with the lion's share going to BGU.

WATCH: The Israeli Robot Who Wants to be Spider-Man

September 29, 2009

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech

Haaretz-- Students at BGU, along with the supervision of Dr. Amir Shapiro, have created a robot called Spiderbot, which is the first robot to use strings in order to move.

Israeli Science Students Light Up Maryland

September 16, 2009

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech

Karina Goldberg and Amit Elbaz, both graduate students at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, are working in the Institute of Fluorescence at the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute (UMBI).

Computer Algorithm to Decipher Ancient Texts

September 3, 2009

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech, Social Sciences & Humanities

The New York Times -- BGU researchers have developed a computer program to decipher previously unreadable ancient texts, possibly leading to a Google-like search engine for historical documents.




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