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Student-Run Capital Fund Makes First Round of Investments

November 7, 2019

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs

Investment agreements were made with nine startups, each receiving $20,000 and marketing mentoring.

BGU Takes Step Toward Curing AFib

November 7, 2019

Tags: Medical Research

After discovering a gene that causes atrial fibrillation (AFib), researchers are developing a new medication.

BGU PREPARED Center to Conduct Stress Study

November 4, 2019

Tags: Medical Research

The study will survey youth in communities near the Gaza border, where stress from terror is taking a toll.

BGU Prof. Makes Strides in Autism Early Diagnosis

November 4, 2019

Tags: Medical Research

The technique — which involves tracking the eye movements of children as they watch specific films — could be applicable from about 18 months of age, leading to an earlier diagnosis of and treatment plan for the condition.

One Robotic Arm Grasps Multiple Parts

October 31, 2019

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech

BGU researchers’ unique algorithm allows the robotic limb to grasp parts of different shapes.

Men Are More Prone to Illness Than Women

October 11, 2019

Tags: Medical Research

Women fight off infectious diseases better than men, but they suffer more from auto-immune diseases.

Autism’s Language Regression Tied to Motor Milestones

October 10, 2019

Tags: Medical Research

Study finds children with autism who lose words crawl, walk and talk earlier than those without regression.

The Future of Wine: Very, Very Dry

October 4, 2019

Tags: Desert & Water Research

The New York Times visited the Negev and met with BGU scientists to learn about dryland agriculture.

Brain Damage Can Occur With Mild Head Trauma

October 4, 2019

Tags: Medical Research

BGU developed test detects brain damage without symptoms, a huge help for monitoring athletes and the aging.

First Ethiopian Female IDF Doctor Speaks Out

October 3, 2019

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs

A graduate of BGU's medical school, Dr. Malad-Matzri uses social media to fight against racism in Israel.

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