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A Word (and video) With the Inventor of the Battlefield ...

June 11, 2009

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech

Popular Science--The spybot, which slithers through cracks and caves like a snake, is just one of roboticist Amir Shapiro's clever designs based on animal physiology. Read interview and view video.

Study Finds Little Risk From a Morning Sickness Medication

June 11, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Social Sciences & Humanities

Los Angeles Times -- BGU researchers ease the minds of pregnant women with their study showing no risk to fetuses when using a popular morning sickness medication.

Off-Label Morning Sickness Drug Deemed Safe for Fetuses

June 11, 2009

Tags: Business & Management, Medical Research, Press Releases

Off-label morning sickness drug, Metoclopramide, poses no significant risks to the fetus according to a large collaborative study by researchers and physicians at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Soroka University Medical Center, Clalit Health Services, and the Division of Pharmacology, Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. The results were published in the June 11 issue of the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine.

Marc Rich Foundation Invests in Women Researchers

June 5, 2009

Tags: Business & Management, Press Releases

The Marc Rich Foundation Prizes for Excellence in Research for Women Researchers were announced at the 39th Annual Board of Governors’ Meeting at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in May. The prizes were created this year to advance the position of women in academia.

Israeli University Honors Environmental Sculptor Dani Karavan

June 1, 2009

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

Green Prophet -- BGU honors one of Israel's most outstanding environmental sculptors, Dani Karavan, with an honorary doctoral degree.

Proposed Fruit and Vegetable Tax Threatens Healthy Food ...

May 28, 2009

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

The Forward -- BGU economists Bradley Ruffle and Haim Shalit comment on the controversial fruit and vegetable tax Israeli lawmakers have recently proposed.

Who Drives Better: Drunks or Stoners?

May 27, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Robotics & High-Tech

Popular Science -- The Cadillac simulator at BGU's Laboratory for Human Factors in Road Safety immerses drivers in a personalized road trip while researchers monitor their glance, expression and heartbeat.

Better Brain-Wave Analysis

May 26, 2009

Tags: Medical Research

Technology Review -- BGU researcher discovers novel method to analyze brain signals which could guide stroke treatment.

Building a Hydrological Future

May 22, 2009

Tags: Desert & Water Research

Haaretz -- BGU environmentalist and lecturer Prof. Alon Tal calls for serious investment by the Israeli government and people to protect, manage and build Israel's water supply.