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Stress May Increase the Risk of Breast Cancer

September 24, 2008

Tags: Medical Research, Social Sciences & Humanities

Reuters Health--The results of a new study by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev's Dr. Ronit Peled support a connection between severe life events, psychological distress and breast cancer.

Irish Folk History and Social Memory (audio)

August 13, 2008

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

Public Radio International--Dr. Guy Beiner of BGU's Department of General History talks with PRI about how the French invasion of Ireland in 1789 is still regarded as earth-shattering importance in some towns in Western Ireland.

Future of War Will Go with the Flow — Water Promises to be ...

August 3, 2008

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

San Francisco Chronicle--Global population, economic development, industrialization and migration trends are pushing water demand to unsustainable levels.

Colorado Governor Leads Business Group to Israel

August 3, 2008

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Social Sciences & Humanities

Denver Business Journal -- Governor Bill Ritter will lead a delegation to Israel to establish investment and research partnerships there, including a memorandum of understanding between Colorado State University and BGU���s Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research.

The Art of the Save, for Goalie and Investor

August 3, 2008

Tags: Business & Management, Social Sciences & Humanities

The New York Times--Researchers from the Guilford Glazer School of Business and Management at Ben-Gurion University used soccer professionals as a perfect real-life test case of why people sometimes make irrational decisions.

You Think What You Talk

August 3, 2008

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Social Sciences & Humanities

The Economist -- A BGU researcher may have a solution for peace: Israeli Jews should speak Arabic and Israeli Arabs should speak Hebrew. A new study demostrates that the language we speak affects our behavior.

Ben-Gurion University Creates Garden in Memory of Lillian Goodman

August 3, 2008

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Social Sciences & Humanities

Ben-Gurion University has created a public garden in memory of Lillian Goodman, of Highland Park, IL, who passed away last November. To be known as the Lillian Goodman Garden, the venue encompasses 3,800 square feet and features trees and flowers, walking paths, and benches.

No Room Left for Nomadism

August 3, 2008

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Negev Development & Community Programs, Social Sciences & Humanities

Jewish Exponent--The Bedouin are full Israeli citizens -- comprising about 80,000 people in the north, and 180,000 in the south, roughly 25 percent of the entire Negev population -- entitled to the same rights of Israeli Jews.


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