Israel Discovers OilThe New York Times--Thomas Friedman visited BGU's Annual Engineering Project Day and determined that BGU students are Israel's "oil wells that don't run dry."The New York Times--Thomas Friedman visited BGU's Annual Engineering Project Day and determined that BGU students are Israel's "oil wells that don't run dry."
Reflective Mirrors Raise Solar PotentialReuters--Reflective dishes may be the answer to make solar energy competitive with conventional sources of power. A team at Ben-Gurion University have found just that, in a far less known material that is more efficient when used with a reflective dish.
Israel’s PhagoLum to Make Sepsis HistoryIsrael 21c--Early diagnosis and treatment choice for sepsis is a daily challenge in intensive care units. A new diagnostic kit is expected to be in hospital labs by the end of 2010, based on research developed by BGU scientists.
Olive Oil Yields Soar with NMRScientific American--By correlating fruit color with oil content measured via nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), growers can find the optimal time to harvest their olives.
Ben-Gurion University and Microsoft Announce Agreement of ...Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) reached a strategic cooperation agreement with Microsoft's R&D Center and Microsoft Israel for joint research projects and other collaborative activities.
Hand Gesture Recognition System Assists Doctors and Prevents ...Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have developed a new hand gesture recognition system that enables doctors to manipulate digital images during medical procedures by motioning instead of touching a screen, keyboard or mouse.
Israel’s Prime Minister Visits Ben-Gurion University to Break ...More than 300 guests took part in the groundbreaking ceremony, marking the start of work on the Advanced Technologies Park adjacent to Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. The Israeli government has already allocated NIS 40 million for work on the Park's infrastructure.
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